Dr. Jonathan Edward Tetteh Kuwornu-Adjaottor has set another ground breaking record by winning the World Championship – 2018 in Social Sciences (Employability Skills)
The purpose of the award is to identify brilliant scientists and academicians around the world through World Championship.
The World Championship is organized by International Agency for Standards and Ratings at international level. Dr. Aaron Tettey Asare, (World Champion and Fellow, Directorate of Plant Breeding, IASR) plays a vital role in advancement of scientific knowledge in Plant Breeding.
World Championship-2018 in Plant Breeding acknowledges the outstanding international contributions and is selected based on international meritorious competition.
IASR extends best wishes for your endeavours enlightening scientific domain with your efforts.
Your research article is winner among 5013 nominations from 51 countries, screened for the World Championship-2018 in Plant Breeding. IASR recognizes Dr. Aaron TetteyAsare among World’s 500 Most Influential Experts in Plant Breeding for the Year 2018 on Earth.
C. Research/Project Work Undertaken
1. Genetic basis of flower colour inheritance in Tilanumtriangulare and kernel colour
pigmentation in Zea mays.
2. In vitropropagation and germplasm preservation of yams (Dioscoreaspp.).
3. Evaluation of Strigagesnerioides and drought resistance cowpea [Vignaunguiculata(L.)Walp.]breeding lines and local accessions.
4. Identification andcharacterization of Strigagesnerioides (Willd)- resistant genotypes of cowpea [Vignaunguiculata(L.)Walp.]using molecular markers.
5. Incidence of viral diseases of okra (Abelmoschusesculentus L. Moench.) in the three agro-ecological zones of the Central region and identifying resistant/tolerant varieties.
6. International Trials- Evaluation of cowpea and soybean germplasm.
D. Current Research
1. In vitro Propagation and field testing of pineapple under Coastal Savanna ecological conditions.
2. Application of Gamma radiation from Co 60 source for breeding studies in cocoa
(Theobroma cacao) and Okra (Abelmoschusesculentus L.).
3. In vitro Propagation and field Trial of Taccaleontopetaloides L.
4. In vitro Propagation and field Trial of Sugar Cane (Saccharumofficinarum L.).
5. Sustainable Utilization of Cowpea genetic Resources for Enhanced Food Security and Poverty Alleviation in the Dry Savannah Northern Regions of Ghana: Project No.CFP 2014/2015-W2A-PR-35-Ghana.
6. Breeding for improved varieties of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)