Dr. Joseph  Adomako
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Dr. Joseph Adomako

Lecturer and Researcher
CSIR-Crops Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana

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

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Area of Interest:

Environmental Sciences
Plant Sciences
Plant Physiology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Umar, S.I., K. Frimpong-Anin, Y. Danso, E. Baafi and J. Adomako et al., 2019. Sweetpotato Ipomoea batatas(L.) varietal response to sweetpotato weevils infestation under different production conditions in Southern Ghana. J. Agron., 18: 93-99.
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  2. Adomako, J., C. Kwoseh, E. Moses and R.N.A. Prempeh, 2019. Variations in morphological and molecular characteristics of Phytophthora colocasiae population causing leaf blight of taro in Ghana. Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Prot., 51: 1009-1021.
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  3. Otoo, E., K. Osei, J. Adomako, A. Agyeman, A. Amele, D. Koeyer and R. Asiedu, 2018. GGE biplot analysis of 12 Dioscorea rotundata Genotypes in Ghana. J. Agric. Sci., 10: 249-263.
  4. Appiah-Kubi, Z. K. Osei, J. Adomako, D. Appiah-Kubi, A.A. Snr, J. Asante and B. Abugri, 2018. Management of root-knot nematodes on Yam with Trichoderma viride. Agric. Food Sci. J. Ghana, 11: 948-952.
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  5. 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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  6. 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.
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  7. Adomako, J., C. Kwoseh and E. Moses, 2017. Metalaxyl sensitivity and aggressiveness of Phytophthora colocasiae isolates associated with taro leaf blight disease. J. Plant Pathol., 99: 205-210.
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  8. 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.
  9. Adomako, J., C.K. Kwoseh, E. Moses and L.S. Koranteng, 2016. Prevalence of Phytophthora leaf blight of taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) in the semi deciduous forest zone of Ghana. Am. J. Exp. Agric., 11: 1-7.
  10. 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.
  11. 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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  12. Frederick, K., F. Suen and J. Adomako, 2015. Nematicidal effect of sunn hemp Crotalaria juncea leaf residues on Meloidogyne incognita attacking tomato Solanum lycopersicum roots. J. Crop Protec., 4: 241-246.
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  13. Danso, Y., K. Osei, J. Adomako, J.S. Asante and B. Abugri, 2015. The impact of organic soil amendments on population densities of plant parasitic nematodes and okra yield. J. Agric. and Ecol. Res. Int., 6: 1-6.
  14. Kankam, F. and J. Adomako, 2014. Influence of inoculum levels of root knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) on tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum L.). Asian J. Agric. Food Sci., 2: 171-178.
  15. Kankam, F. and J. Adomako, 2014. Efficacy of neem seed powder on root knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) infecting Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea). Asian J. Agric. Food Sci., 2: 166-170.
  16. Kankam, F. and J. Adomako, 2014. Effect of tillage practices on root knot nematodes (Meloidogyne( spp.) associated with maize ((Zea mays(). Asian J. Agric. Food Sci., 2: 207-210.
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  17. Sowley, E.N.K., F. Kankam and J. Adomako, 2013. Management of root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne spp.) on sweet pepper ( Capsicum annuum L.) with moringa (Moringaoleifera Lam.) leaf powder. Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Prot., 4: 241-246.
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. Agyeman, K., J.N. Berchie, E. Gaisie and J. Adomako, 2013. Synchronization of nutrient release from Gliricidia sepium with nutrient uptake by Maize throughbiomass decomposition. Int. J. Sci. Adv. Technol., 3: 49-57.
  22. Adomako, J. and C.K. Kwoseh, 2013. Effect of castor bean (Ricinus communis) aqueous extracts on the performance of root knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) on tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). J. Sci. Technol., 33: 1-11.
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