Mr. Anthony Antwi-Wiredu

Position: Principal Technologist

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Tel: +233-242836219

Professional fields of interest:

Agriculture, Plant Tissue

Culture & Propagation, Plant Genetics & Breeding, Plant Biotechnology 

Professional background

2013-2015 MPhil Nuclear Agriculture (Biotechnology and Mutation Breeding), University of Ghana, Legon.

2006-2010 BSc. Agriculture, University of Cape Coast.

Research Project

  1. Pomegranate varietal trials in Ghana: assessment of the growth performance of two introduced Pomegranate varieties (Hicaz & Wonderful) at four different sites. Funded by Northstone Investment Ltd.
  2. Paulownia provenance and vegetative propagation trials in Ghana. Regeneration of Paulownia planting materials from cuttings for provenance trials in four ecological zones. Funded by FC Industry Plantation

Selected Publications

  1. Antwi-Wiredu, A., Amiteye, S., Asare, A.T., Kusi-Adjei, R., Diawuoh, R.G., Aryee, C.O., and Klu, G.Y.P. (2019). The Use of Microsatellite Markers in Genetic Variation Analysis of Some Introduced Rubber Tree (Hevea brasiliensis) Clones Cultivated in Ghana. Journal of Agriculture Sciences-Sri Lanka, 14 (1): 8-16, http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/jas.v14i1.8452
  2. Antwi-Wiredu, A., Amiteye, S., Diawuoh, R.G., Asumeng, A.K. and Klu, G.Y.P. (2018). In vitro propagation of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) using shoot-tip and nodal cutting explants, International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering (IJASRE). 4 (6): 17.
  3. Antwi-Wiredu, A., Amiteye, S., Diawuoh, R.G. and Klu, G.Y.P. (2018). Ex vitro propagation of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) using stem cuttings. International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology (IJEAB).3(3): 846

 

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