Dr. Yaw  Danso
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Dr. Yaw Danso

Research Scientist
Crops Research Institute, Ghana

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Nematology from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Agricultural Science
Plant Pathology
Plant Breeding

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Osei, K., J. Adomako, Y. Danso, J.S. Asante and B. Abugri, 2017. Evaluation of nematode suppression and yield improvement potential of organic substances in sweet potato crop. J. Applied Biosci., 119: 11864-11870.
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  2. Danso, Y. and C. Kwoseh, 2017. Root-knot nematode infestations in okra fields in the forest savanna transition and moist semi-deciduous forest agro-ecologies of Ghana. Microbiol. Res. Int., 5: 37-42.
  3. Adomako, J., K. Osei, F. Kankam and Y. Danso, 2017. Limitations to peri-urban vegetable farming in Ghana: An overview of root knot nematodes contribution. Int. J. Sci.: Basic Applied Res., 36: 75-85.
  4. Danso, Y., K. Osei, J. Adomako, J. Asante-Sackey and B. Abugri, 2016. The impact of organic soil amendments on population densities of plant-parasitic nematodes and okra yield. J. Agric. Ecol. Res. Int., 6: 1-6.
  5. Danso, Y. and C. Kwoseh, 2016. Some okra production decisions and farmers’ awareness of Meloidogyne species infection in two agro-ecologies of Ghana. Am. J. Exp. Agric., 11: 1-6.
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  6. Adomako, J., K. Osei, Y. Danso, J.A. Sackey, B. Abugri and F. Kankam, 2016. Response of five cowpea varieties to some phytonematodes under field conditions. Int. J. Plant Soil Sci., 12: 1-5.
  7. Osei, K., Y. Danso, E. Otoo, J. Adomako, J. Sackey-Asante and B. Abugri, 2015. Evaluation of yam varieties for reaction to plant parasitic nematodes infestation in three agro-ecologies of Ghana. Acad. Res. J. Agric. Sci. Res., 3: 201-206.
  8. Osei, K., S.A. Ennin, Y. Danso, E.O. Danquah and J. Adomako, 2015. Management of plant parasitic nematodes with fulan in mechanized yam production. Afr. J. Plant Sci., 9: 346-351.
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  9. Osei, K., P. Mintah, B.M. Dzomeku, H. Braimah and J. Adomako et al., 2013. Nematode pests of plantain: A case study of Ashanti and Brong Ahafo regions of Ghana. J. Soil Sci. Environ. Manage., 4: 6-10.
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  10. Osei, K., J.Y. Asibuo, A. Agyeman, P. Osei-Bonsu, Y. Danso and J. Adomako, 2013. Reactions of some confectionery groundnut accessions to plant parasitic nematodes infection. Agrosearch, 13: 1-11.
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  11. Osei, K., E. Otoo, Y. Danso, A. Adomako, A. Agyeman and J. Sackey-Asante, 2013. Organic soil amendments in nematode management in yam production. Nematropica, 43: 78-82.
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  12. Osei, K., E. Otoo, E. Asiedu, R. Asiedu, Y. Danso, J. Adomako and P. Appiah-Danquah, 2013. Reaction of Dioscorea alata clones to plant parasitic nematodes infection. Int. J. Res. Bio-Sci., 2: 60-65.
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  13. Osei, K., R. Moss, A. Nafeo, A. Agyeman, Y. Danso and J.A. Sackey, 2011. Management of plant parasitic nematodes with antagonistic plants in the forest-savanna transitional zone of Ghana. J. Applied Biosci., 37: 2491-2495.
  14. Osei, K., R. Addico, A. Nafeo, A. Edu-Kwarteng, A. Agyemang, Y. Danso and J. Sackey-Asante, 2011. Effect of some organic waste extracts on hatching of Meloidogyne incognita eggs. Afr. J. Agric. Res., 6: 2255-2259.
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  15. Danso, Y., R. Akromah and K. Osei, 2011. Molecular marker screening of tomato, (Solanum lycopersicum L.) germplasm for root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne species) resistance. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 10: 1511-1515.
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  16. Danso, Y., K. Osei and R. Akromah, 2011. Phenotypic evaluation of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) germplasm to root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne incognita) resistance. Ghana J. Hortic., 9: 1-12.
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