JOURNAL OF THE GHANA SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

vol 17 (1)  JUNE (2016)

Table of Contents

Articles

NO: ARTICLES AUTHOR(S)
   1. Prelims - June 2016  
1  ANALYSIS OF LOCAL COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN NATURAL RESOURCES UTILISATION IN THE KAKUM RIVER CATCHMENT,GHANA 1 Abraham, E.M., 2 Aniampam, A.D. and 2 Koomson, E.

1 University of Professional Studies, Department of Business Administration P.O. Box LG 149, Accra, Ghana

2 University of Professional Studies, Department of Business Administration P.O. Box LG 149, Accra, Ghana

2  ORGANIC MATTER AND NUTRIENT REMOVAL BY WASTE STABILIZATION PONDS; A CASE IN AKOSOMBO, GHANA 1 Adu-Ofori, E. 2 Amfo-Otu, R. and 1 Hodgson, I. O. A.

1 CSIR-Water Research Institute, P.O. Box AH38, Achimota, Accra.

2 Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management, P. O. Box 393, Akropong-Akuapem, Presbyterian University College, Ghana 1CSIR-Water Research Institute, P.O. Box AH38, Achimota, Accra

3  FLOW STREAM COMPOSITION CHANGES IN SMALL-SCALE PALM NUT CRACKING AND KERNEL CLEANING IN GHANA 1 Aggey, M. and 2 Amoah, J. Y.

1 Industrial Processes Research Division, CSIR-Institute of Industrial Research P. O. Box LG576, Legon, Accra, Ghana

2 Engineering Design and Prototyping Division, CSIR-Institute of Industrial Research, P. O. Box LG576, Legon, Accra, Ghana

4   EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION INTO PRODUCTIVITY IN THE RESEARCH SECTION OF GHANA E. F. Ankamah

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Institute of Industrial Research, P.O. Box 576, Legon, Ghana

5  MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISATION OF LOCAL AND EXOTIC CASSAVA GERMPLASM Boampong, E.Y., Gyan, D. and Dorgbetor,

W.H.K. Methodist University College Ghana, Wenchi Campus.

6  MUTAGENIC EFFECT OF GAMMA IRRADIATION ON SEED GERMINATION AND YIELD COMPONENTS OF COWPEA (VIGNA UNGUICULATA L. WALP) 1 Essel, E., 2 Asante, I.K., 2 Odamtten, G.T.

1 Department of Applied Biology, University for Development studies, P. O. Box 24, Navrongo, Ghana 

2 Department of Botany, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 55, Legon, Accra, Ghana

7  CHARACTERISTICS OF CAGE AQUACULTURE IN GHANA: A CASE STUDY OF LAKE VOLTA AT ASUOGYAMAN DISTRICT 1 Karikari, A.Y., 1 Asmah, R., 1 Ofori, J.K., 2 Agbo, N.W., 2 Amisah, S.

1 CSIR Water Research Institute, Accra, Ghana

2 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

8  DETERMINATION OF THE THERMAL EFFICIENCY OF A MODIFIED DE-MONTFORT INCINERATOR FOR THE DERIVATION OF THE NET CALORIFIC VALUE OF MEDICAL WASTE Oduro, W. O., Animpong, M. A. B., Koranteng, J., Akufo-Kumi, K., Ampomah-Benefo, K., Boafo-Mensah, G. and Ankamah, E.F.

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Institute of Industrial Research, P. O. Box LG. 576, Legon, Ghana.

9  TOXICITY AND ORIENTAL RESPONSE OF CABBAGE APHIDS BREVICORYNE BRASSICAE L. (HEMIPTERA: APHIDIDAE) TO EXTRACTS OF ZANTHOXYLUM XANTHOXYLOIDES L. (CANDLEWOOD) OCIMUM GRATISSIMUM L. (BASIL) AND ANACARDIUM OCCIDENTALE L. (CASHEW) 1 Osabutey, A. F., 2 Eziah, V.Y.,

3 Appiah-Kwarteng, C., 3 Owusu, E. O.

1 African Regional Postgraduate Programme in Insect Science (ARPPIS) University of Ghana, Legon, PMB, Legon-Accra, Ghana.

2 Department of Crop Science, University of Ghana, Legon, P. O. Box LG 68, Legon-Accra, Ghana.

3 Department of Animal Biology and conservation Science, University of Ghana, Legon, P.O. Box LG 67, Legon-Accra, Ghana.

10 BABY TELESCOPE: A TOOL FOR INSPIRING ASTRONOMY RELATED RESEARCH
 
1,2 Proven-Adzri, E., 1,3 Akoto-Danso, A., 1 Koranteng-Acquah, J., 1 Tettey-Madjitey, F., 1 Nsor, J.A.K., 1Mornoh, E., 1,4Azankpo, S. and 1,3 Ansah-Narh, T.

1 Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute, Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, P. O. Box LG 80, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

2 Department of Physics, University of Ghana.

3 Department of Physics, Rhodes University, South- Africa

4 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.