Mr. Ibrahim  Adama
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Mr. Ibrahim Adama

Research Scientist
Crops Research Institute, Ghana

Highest Degree
M.Sc. in Entomology from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Crop Science
Crop Protection
Insect Control

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Mintah, P., K. Frimpong-Anin, B. Annor, G. Ohene-Mensah, J. Opoku, I. Adama and M. Mochiah, 2019. Pesticide contamination and poisoning among small holder vegetable and fruit growers in Ghana-A review. J. Biol. Nature, 10: 24-33.
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  2. Asare-Bediako, E., A. Kvarnheden, G.C. van der Puije, K.J. Taah and K. Agyei Frimpong et al., 2017. Spatio-temporal variations in the incidence and severity of maize streak disease in the Volta region of Ghana. J. Plant Pathol. Microbiol., Vol. 8. 10.4172/2157-7471.1000401.
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  3. Amoabeng, B.W., K.P. Asare, O.P. Asare, M.B. Mochiah, I. Adama, K.O. Fening and G.M. Gurr, 2017. Pesticides use and misuse in Cabbage Brassica oleracea var. capitata L.(Cruciferae) production in Ghana: The influence of farmer education and training. J. Agric. Ecol. Res. Int., 10: 1-9.
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  4. Adama, I., J.V.K. Afun, M.B. Mochiah, M. Owusu-Akyaw and W.A. Overholt, 2017. Survey and exclusion study to explore for natural enemies in Ghana for the control of Aerial yam (Dioscorea bulbifera L.) in Florida, USA. J. Exp. Agric. Int., 15: 1-11.
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  5. Adama, I. and M.B. Mochiah, 2017. Assessing the relationship between outbreaks of the African armyworm and climatic factors in the forest transition zone of Ghana. Int. J. Environ. Climate Change, 7: 69-82.
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  6. Fening, K.O., I. Adama, M.B. Mochiah, M.K. Billah, H. Braimah, M. Owusu-Akyaw and J.A. Manu-Aduening, 2016. Quantifying millipede (Diplopoda) damage on cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) and cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) Schott) in the Western region of Ghana: A preliminary study. Ghana J. Agric. Sci., 50: 17-26.
  7. Adama, I., K.O. Fening, M.B. Mochiah, M. Owusu-Akyaw and E. Andoh-Mensah, 2016. Knowledge of cassava pest management: The case of farmer training on integrated management of millipede infestation in outbreak areas in Western region, Ghana. Asian J. Agric. Exten. Econ. Soc., 14: 1-8.
  8. Adama, I., H. Braimah and B.W. Amoabeng, 2016. Efficacy of Super neemolĀ® granules for the control of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) Walp) insect pests in the forest region of Ghana. J. Bio. Env. Sci., 8: 187-194.
  9. Yeboah, S., E.O. Danquah, J.N.L. Lamptey, M.B. Mochiah and S. Lamptey et al., 2014. Influence of planting methods and density on performance of Chia (Salvia hispanica) and its suitability as an oilseed plant. Agric. Sci., 2: 14-26.
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  10. Fening, K.O., J.N. Lamptey, M.B. Mochiah, B.W. Amoabeng, I. Adama, J.A. Manu-Aduening and B. Adiyiah, 2014. Assessing arthropod pests and disease occurrence in cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) and cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) intercropping system in the Ashanti region, Ghana. Ghana J. Agric. Sci., 47: 95-110.
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  11. Fening, K.O., I. Adama and R.E. Tegbe, 2014. On-farm evaluation of homemade pepper extract in the management of pests of cabbage, Brassica oleraceae L. and french beans, Phaseolus vulgaris L., in two agro-ecological zones in Ghana. Afr. Entomol., 22: 552-560.
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  12. Mochiah, M.B., M. Owusu-Akyaw, G. Bolfrey-Arku, K. Osei and J.N.L. Lamptey et al., 2013. The use of sugar baits for the integrated management of soil arthropod pests in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) in Ghana, West Africa. Afr. Entomol., 21: 267-272.
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  13. Fening, K.O., B.W. Amoabeng, I. Adama, M.B. Mochiah and H. Braimah et al., 2013. Sustainable management of two key pests of cabbage, Brassica oleracea var. capitata L.(Brassicaceae), using homemade extracts from garlic and hot pepper. Organ. Agric., 3: 163-173.
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  14. Owusu-Akyaw, M., M.B. Mochiah, J. Adu-Mensah, I. Adama and B.W. Amoabeng, 2009. The role of natural enemies in citrus plantations in Ghana. Ghana J. Horticult., 7: 89-95.
  15. Bolfrey-Arku, G., M. Owusu-Akyaw, J.V.K. Afun, J. Adu-Mensah and F.O. Anno-Nyako et al., 2006. Survey of weed management in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) fields in Southern Ghana, West Africa. Peanut Sci., 33: 90-96.
  16. Owusu-Akyaw, M., J.V.K. Afun, M.B. Mochiah, J. Adu-Mensah and E. Moses et al., 2005. Survey and management of soil arthropods in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) in southern Ghana, West Africa. Peanut Sci., 32: 136-143.
  17. Osei, K., M. Owusu-Akyaw, J.K. Twumasi, J.V.K. Afun and F.O. Anno-Nyako et al., 2005. Incidence and potential host-plant resistance of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) to plant parasitic nematodes in Southern Ghana, West Africa. Peanut Sci., 32: 91-97.
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  18. Dankyi, A.A., M. Owusu-Akyaw, V.M. Anchirinah, J. Adu-Mensah and M.B. Mochiah et al., 2005. Survey of production and pest practices for peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) in selected villages in Ghana, West Africa. Peanut Sci., 32: 98-102.