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Expert NameDr. Joseph Kwasi Adu
TitleDeputy Director
DivisionCouncil for Scientific & Industrial Research
InstitutionAnimal Research Institute
CityAchimota
CountryGhana
Telephone233 21 401 846
Email
Work Experience- Has been engaged on research in organic matter decomposition, Biological Nitrogen Fixation and Cultural practices for the control of Striga. - Recent research emphasis has been on integration of livestock into cropping systems (most especially cereal cropping systems. Use of low inputs such as manure ad compost as well as low fertilizer levels on cereal production in Ghana. Use of phosphorus to improve upon nodulation nitrogen fixation and seed yield of pasture; research in Agroforestry, especially technologies to improve on propagation and production of indigenous species of forage shrubs and the role of Agricultural activities on emission of Greenhouse gases and their effect on climate change
QualificationsPh.D., Soil Science, University of Adelaide, South Australia, 1975 B.Sc., Agriculture, University of Ghana, Legon, 1967
Number of Publications40
Awards
Other ActivitiesMember of Soil Science Society of Ghana
Publications1. Adu, J.K., 1991: Effect of Delayed Application of Phosphorous Fertilizer on Nodulation, Growth and Yield of Cowpea. In: Progress in Food Grain Research and Production in Semi-Arid Africa. Pp. 95-104, J.M. Menyoga, Taye Bezuneh, J.Y. Yayock and Idrissa Soumana Eds., Published by The Coordination Office. OAU/STRC-SAFGRAD, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; 2. Adu, J.K., Emechebe, A.M., Lagoke, S.T.O., 1991: Research Towards Integrated Control of Striga in West and Central Africa In: Progress in Food Grain Research and Production in Semi-Arid Africa pp. 445-463, J.M. Meyonga, Taye Bezuneh, J.Y. Yayock and Iddrisa Soumana. Eds. Published by the Coordination Office, OAU/STRC-SAFGRAD, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; 3. Adu, J.K., 1995: National Programme Needs for Natural Research Management in Ghana. In: Natural Research Management and InterCRSP in West Africa, pp. 111-113; Brhane Gebrekidan, IPM CRSP. Proceedings of the Regional Workshop: Technology Development and Transfer to Improve Natural Rese
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
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