Dr. George  Oduro Nkansah

Dr. George Oduro Nkansah

Senior Lecturer
University of Ghana, Ghana


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

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant Science
62%
Horticulture
90%
Plant Analysis
75%
Plant Biology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Rivano, F., K.G. Ofosu-Budu, G.O. Nkansah and K. Afreh-Nuamah, 2010. Current challenges in research for outgrower rubber plantation in Ghana. Proceedings of the International Rubber Conference, November 30, 2010, Accra, Ghana -.
  2. Ofosu-Budu, K.G., A. Quaye and G.O. Nkansah, 2009. Effect of rootstock on growth, yield and fruit quality of Late Valencia sweet orange. Ghana J. Hort., 7: 1-10.
  3. Nkansah, G.O., P. Okyere, R. Coffie and J.M. Voisard, 2007. Evaluation of four exportable hybrid okra varieties in three different ecological zones of Ghana. Ghana J. Hortic., 6: 25-31.
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  4. Nkansah, G.O., K.O. Bonsu, A. Nukaya, A. Kiriiwa and K.G. Ofosu-Budu, 2006. Breeding for heat tolerance in tomatoes in Ghana: Physiological mechanisms and yield attributes of some heat tolerant and non-heat tolerant tomatoes. Ghana J. Hort., 5: 11-16.
  5. Nkansah, G.O., E.O. Owusu., K.O. Bonsu and E.A. Dennis, 2003. Effect of mulch types on growth, yield and fruit quality of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill). Ghana J. Hort., 2: 55-64.
  6. Nkansah, G.O., R.R. Schippers, J.E. Orchard, K. Biney, K.O. Bonsu and E.O. Owusu, 2002. Developing garden egg cultivars in Ghana. Ghana J. Hort., 1: 45-49.
  7. Nkansah, G.O., E.O. Owusu and K.O. Bonsu, 2002. Effect of some foliar nutrients on growth, yield, fruit quality and agronomic indicators of tomatoes. Ghana J. Hort., 1: 24-29.
  8. Nkansah, G.O., E.O. Owusu and E.A. Dennis, 2002. Effect of mulch types on growth, yield and fruit quality of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill). Proceedings of the 1st Biennial Agricultural Research Workshop, November 16-20, 1998, Accra International Conference Center, Ghana -.
  9. Bonsu, K.O., D.A. Fontem, G.O. Nkansah, R.N. Iroume, E.O. Owusu and R.R. Schippers, 2002. Diversity within the gboma eggplant (Solanum macrocarpon) an indigenous vegetable from West Africa. Ghana J. Hort., 1: 50-58.
  10. Nkansah, G.O., 2001. Some physiological features of the African eggplant, Solanum aethiopicum group Gilo. Sci. Hort., 90: 181-186.
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  11. Nkansah, G.O., E.O. Owusu and K.O. Bonsu, 2001. Effect of some foliar nutrients on growth, yield and fruit quality of tomatoes. Proceedings of the Annual General Meeting of the Ghana Institute of Horticulturists, September 5-6, 2001, STEPPRI Conference Center, Accra, Ghana -.
  12. Owusu, E.O., G.O. Nkansah and E.A. Dennis, 2000. Effect of sources of nitrogen on growth and yield of hot pepper (Capsicum frutescens). Trop. Sci., 40: 58-62.
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  13. Owusu. E.O., G.O. Nkansah and K.O. Bonsu, 1999. Possibilities of growing Paprika (Capsicum annum L.) in Ghana. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Alternative and Traditional Use of Paprika, September 8-11, 1999, Szeged, Hungary -.
  14. Owusu. E.O., G.O. Nkansah and K.O. Bonsu, 1998. Influence of planting density and nitrogen on growth and yield of hot pepper (Capsicum spp.) cultivars legon 18 and scotch bonnet-mako hwam. Proceedings of the 1st Biennial Agricultural Research Workshop, November, 16-20, 1998, Accra International Conference Centre, Ghana -.
  15. Bonsu, K.O., E.O. Owusu, G.O. Nkansah, E. Oppong-Konadu and H. Adu-Dapaah, 1998. Characterization of hot pepper (Capsicum spp.) germplasm in Ghana. Proceedings of the 1st Biennial Agricultural Research Workshop Accra International Conference Centre, November 16-20, 1998, Ghana -.
  16. Asiedu, E.A., K. Boah, G.O. Nkansah, P. Mintah and E. Blay et al., 1998. Vegetable seed research in Ghana. Proceedings of the Workshop for Vegetable Seed Production in Ghana, November 13, 1998, The Integrated Food Crops Programme and the Natural Resources Institute, Aburi, Ghana -.
  17. Nkansah, G.O., T. Maruo, Y. Shinohara and T. Ito, 1996. Effect of light intensity and temperature on physiological parameters, yield and fruit quality of watermelons. Jpn. J. Trop. Agric., 40: 118-122.
  18. Nkansah, G.O., T. Maruo, Y. Shinohara and T. Ito, 1996. Effect of light intensity and temperature on physiological characters, yield and fruit quality of watermelons. Jpn. J. Trop. Agric., 1: 67-68.
  19. Nkansah, G.O. and T. Ito, 1995. Comparison of mineral absorption and nutrient composition of heat-tolerant and non heat-tolerant tomato plants grown at different root-zone temperatures. J. Hort. Sci., 76: 453-460.
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  20. Nkansah, G.O. and T. Ito, 1995. Comparative studies on growth and development of heat-tolerant tomato plants grown at different root-zone temperatures. J. Jpn. Soc. Hort. Sci., 62: 773-778.
  21. Nkansah, G.O. and T. Ito, 1994. Relationship between some physiological characters and yield of heat-tolerant, non-tolerant and tropical tomato cultivars at high temperature. J. Jap. Soc. Hortic. Sci., 62: 779-786.
  22. Nkansah, G.O. and T. Ito, 1994. Effect of air and root-zone temperatures on physiological characters and yield of heat-tolerant and non heat-tolerant tomato plants grown at different root-zone temperatures. J. Jpn. Soc. Hort. Sci., 64: 315-320.