Dr. Ernest  Baafi
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Dr. Ernest Baafi

Research Scientist
CSIR-Crops Research Institute, Ghana

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Breeding from University of Ghana, Ghana

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Crop Improvement
Sustainable Agriculture
Agricultural Research

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Baafi, E., V.E. Gracen, J. Manu-Aduening, E.T. Blay, K. Ofori and E.E. Carey, 2016. Genetic control of dry matter, starch and sugar content in sweetpotato. Acta Agric. Scand. Sect. B-Soil Plant Sci. 10.1080/09064710.2016.1225813.
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  2. Baafi, E., J. Manu-Aduening, V.E. Gracen, K. Ofori, E.E. Carey and E.T. Blay, 2016. Development of end-user preferred sweetpotato varieties. J. Agric. Sci., 8: 57-73.
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  3. Baafi, E., E.T. Blay, K. Ofori, V.E. Gracen, J. Manu-Aduening and E.E. Carey, 2016. Breeding superior orange-fleshed sweetpotato cultivars for West Africa. J. Crop Improv., 30: 293-310.
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  4. Baafi, E., E.E. Carey, E.T. Blay, K. Ofori, V.E. Gracen and J. Manu-Aduening, 2016. Genetic incompatibilities in sweetpotato and implications for breeding end-user preferred traits. Aust. J. Crop Sci., 10: 887-894.
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  5. Baafi, E., V.E. Gracen, E.T. Blay, K. Ofori, J. Manu-Aduening and E.E. Carey, 2015. Evaluation of sweetpotato accessions for end-user preferred traits improvement. Afr. J. Agric. Res., 10: 4632-4645.
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  6. Baafi, E., M.K. Osei, A. Agyeman and J. Afriyie, 2015. Diversity studies on sugarloaf pineapple variety. Int. J. Sci. Knowledge, 4: 14-25.
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  7. Baafi, E., J. Manu-Aduening, E.E. Carey, K. Ofori, E.T. Blay and V.E. Gracen, 2015. Constraints and breeding priorities for increased sweetpotato utilization in Ghana. Sustainable Agric. Res., 4: 1-16.
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  8. Baafi, E., G.W. Quansah, B. Banful and E.E.E. Mac-Amoo, 2009. Effect of different combinations of nitrogen and potassium on fruit yield and quality of MD-2 pineapple in the forest ecozone of Ghana. Ghana J. Horticulture, 7: 35-43.
  9. Baafi, E. and O. Safo-Kantanka, 2008. Agronomy and processing attributes of some cassava (Manihot esculenta, Crantz) genotypes as affected by location and age at harvest in Ghana. Int. J. Agric. Res., 3: 211-218.
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  10. Baafi, E. and O. Safo-Kantanka, 2008. Agronomic evaluation of some local elite and released cassava varieties in the forest and transitional ecozones of Ghana. Asian J. Agric. Res., 2: 32-36.
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  11. Baafi, E. and O. Safo- Kantanka, 2008. Genotype-environment interaction (gxe) effects on some major rheological properties of cassava (Manihot esculenta, Crantz). Am. J. Food Technol., 3: 214-219.
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  12. Baafi, E. and O. Safo-Kantanka, 2007. Effect of genotype, age and location on cassava starch yield and quality. J. Agron., 6: 581-585.
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  13. Baafi, E. and O. Safo-Kantanka, 2007. Effect of genotype, age and location on cassava flour yield and quality. J. Plant Sci., 2: 607-612.
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