Dr. John Nelson  Buah

Dr. John Nelson Buah

Senior Lecturer
University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Agricultural Science from University of Cape Coast, Ghana

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Agricultural Research
Plant Biotechnology
Plant Production
Plant Breeding

Selected Publications

  1. Buah, J.N., J.W. Tachie-Menson, G. Addae and P. Asare, 2011. Sugarcane juice as an alternative carbon source for in vitro culture of plantains and bananas. Am. J. Food Technol., 6: 685-694.
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  2. Buah, J.N., 2011. Public perception of genetically modified food in Ghana. Am. J. Food Technol., 6: 541-554.
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  3. Asiedu, J.B.K., E. Asare-Bediako, K.J. Taah and J.N. Buah, 2011. Effects of pre-sowing treatments on seed germination and establishment of Bauhinia refescens. Int. J. Agric. Res., 6: 584-592.
  4. Buah, J.N., G.C. van der Puije, E.A. Bediako, E.A. Abole and F. Showemimo, 2010. The growth and yield performance of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) on different substrates. Biotechnology, 9: 338-342.
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  5. Buah, J.N., E. Danso, K.J. Taah, E.A. Bediako, E.A. Abole, J. Asiedu and R. Baidoo, 2010. The effects of different concentrations cytokinins on the In-vitro multiplication of plantain (Musa spp.). Biotechnology, 9: 343-347.
  6. Buah, J.N., 2010. Callus induction and somatic embryogenesis in five cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) genotypes in Ghana. Biotechnology, 9: 355-361.
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  7. Showemimo, F.A., J.D. Olarewaju, J.N. Buah, J.P. Tetteh and E. Asare-Bediako, 2007. Genetic estimates of water stress in tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum). Int. J. Plant Breed. Genet., 1: 18-23.
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  8. Asare-Bediako, E., F.A. Showemimo, J.N. Buah and Y. Ushawu, 2007. Tomato production constraints at bontanga irrigation project in the Northern region of ghana. J. Applied Sci., 7: 459-461.
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  9. Asare-Bediako, E., F.A. Showemimo, J.N. Buah and A.O. Ntow-Manu, 2007. Quality of pineapple fruits as influenced by floral induction in Ghana. Am. J. Food Technol., 2: 100-103.
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  10. Showemino, F.A., J.N. Buah, A.A. Addo-Quaye and E.A. Bediako, 2006. Nature of Inheritance and genetic traits in sorghum. Int. J. Agric. Res., 1: 503-508.
  11. Buah, J.N., Y. Kawamistu, Y. Yonemori, M. Hayashi and S. Murayama, 2000. Effects of different Carbon sources on the in vitro growth and photosynthesis performance of banana. Plant Prod. Sci., 3: 392-397.
  12. Buah, J.N., Y. Kawamistu and S. Higa, 2000. Field performance of in vitro-propagated and sucker-derived plants of banana (Musa spp). Plant Prod. Sci., 2: 276-280.
  13. Buah, J.N., Y. Kawamistu, S. Sato and S. Murayama, 1999. Effects of different gelling agents on the physical and chemical properties of in vitro growth media. Plant Prod. Sci., 2: 138-145.
  14. Buah, J.N., Y. Kawamistu and Y. Murayama, 1997. Nursery growth of banana plantlets rooted on Auxin-free and Auxin-supplemented medium. Plant Prod. Sci., 1: 207-210.
  15. Buah, J.N., A.G. Carson and K.A. Haizel, 1996. The problem of weeds under continuous cropping systems in theScrub and thicket vegetation belt of the Central Region, Ghana. Ghana J. Agric. Sci., 29: 81-85.
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