Dr. Mrs. Susana Akrofi

Dr. Mrs. Susana Akrofi
Research Scientist
Staff Division: 
Plant Protection Division
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Field of Specialization: 
Plant Pathology/ Agriculture and Environment
Research (Past/Current)): 

Significant Research Already Undertaken

Survey of Pesticide use by food crop farmers in the East Akim and Fanteakwa Districts in the Eastern region of Ghana.

Investigations into the necrotic scales/ lesions on Black Pepper (Piper nigrum Linn.)

Assessment of the Incidence and severity of cassava bud necrosis in Southern Ghana.

Characteristics and control of a new basidiomycetous root rot of cassava (Manihot esculenta) in Ghana

Development of management strategies for the control of Fusarium Basal Rot disease of onion in the Fanteakwa district of the Eastern Region of Ghana.

Evaluation of Seed Health of Maize accessions in cold storage at the CSIR-PGRRI


Current Research

  1. Control of Cassava Root Rot in the Brong Ahafo region, Ghana, by Appropriate Farm Management Practices
  2. Evaluation of Seed Health of cowpea accessions in cold storage at the CSIR-PGRRI
Membership to Professional Associations: 
i. African Women Leaders in Agriculture and Environment Network (AWLAE-NET ii. Ghana Institute of Horticulturists iii. CSIR -Research Staff Association iv. Ghana Science Association
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