Dr. Lawrence Aboagye Misa

Dr. Lawrence Aboagye Misa
Designation: 
Chief Research Scientist
Staff Division: 
Administration Division
Telephone Number: 
0277766955
Educational background: 
PhD
Field of Specialization: 
Plant Breeding
Research (Past/Current)): 

Significant Research Already Undertaken

  • Survey of diversity and production of yams in four communities in Southern Ghana.
  • Some advances in plant genetic resources management in Ghana.
  • Increasing farmers and breeders access to yam (Dioscorea spp) diversity: The case of Forest-Savannah Transition agro-ecology.
  • Agro-biodiversity and challenges of on-farm conservation: the case of plant genetic resources of underutilized crop species in Ghana.

Current Research

Evaluation of some taro germplasm in Ghana

Membership to Professional Associations: 
GIH, RSA
Publications: 

2015

  1. Aboagye L. M., D. Nyadanu, M. O. Opoku-Agyeman, S. K. Owusu and E. Asiedu-Darko E. (2015). Survey of diversity and production of yams in four communities in Southern Ghana. African Journal of Agricultural Research 10:24532459

  2. Aboagye, L. M. and D. Nyadanu (2015). Some advances in plant genetic resources management in Ghana. International Journal for Agricultural Research and Innovation 1(1): 10-19

  3. Otoo, E., Opoku-Agyeman, M., Dansi, A., Aboagye, L. M., Acheremu, K. and Tetteh, J. P. (20.15). Increasing farmers and breeders access to yam (Dioscorea spp) diversity: The case of Forest-Savannah Transition agro-ecology. African Journal of Agricultural Research: 10:772-782.

  4. Nyadanu, D., Aboagye, L. M. Akromah . R. A. Dansi, A. (2015). Agro-biodiversity and challenges of on-farm conservation: the case of plant genetic resources of underutilized crop species in Ghana. Genet Resour Crop Evol Obtained from DOI 10.1007/s10722-015-0327-2