JOURNAL OF THE GHANA SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

vol 17 (2)  DECEMBER (2017)

Table of Contents

Articles

NO: ARTICLES AUTHOR(S)
   1. Prelims - December 2017  
1  EFFECTS OF MECHANICAL DEHULLING ON MICROBIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND CHEMICAL CHANGES DURING PROCESSING OF Parkia biglobosa SEEDS INTO dawadawa, A WEST AFRICAN ALKALINE FERMENTED CONDIMENT 1*Fortune Akabanda, 2Charles Parkouda, 3Jennifer Suurbaar, 3Addai-Mensah Donkor and 1James Owusu-Kwarteng

1Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box 24. Navrongo campus, Ghana.

2Food Technology Department (DTA/IRSAT/CNRST), BP 7074, Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso.

3Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box 24. Navrongo Campus, Ghana.

2  THE INFLUENCE OF DAYS AFTER PLANTING ON ROOT YIELD AND QUALITY OF ORANGE- AND PURPLE-FLESHED SWEETPOTATO (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam) CULTIVARS ASSESSED IN THE NORTHERN REGION, GHANA 1P. A. Azure, 2K. Acheremu, 2F. C. Amagloh, 1M. A. Ofosu, 3E. A. Bonsi, 3R. Zabawa, 3D. Mortley, 3C. Bonsi and 4*F. K. Amagloh

1Department of Agricultural Mechanization and Irrigation Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University for Development Studies, Nyankpala, Ghana

2Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, Nyankpala, Ghana

3G. W. Carver Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088, Alabama, United States of America

4Food Science and Technology Department, Faculty of Agriculture, University for Development Studies, Nyankpala, Ghana

3  DEVELOPMENT AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF A MECHANIZED TWO PLY PALM NUT CRACKED MIXTURE ROTARY SIEVE 1*Amoah, J. Y., 2Aggey, M., 1Addo, D. and 1Abdulai I.

1CSIR-Institute of Industrial Research, Engineering Design and Prototyping Division; P. O. Box LG 576 Legon Accra

2CSIR-Institute of Industrial Research, Industrial Processes Research Division

4   SUSTAINABLE OIL PALM PRODUCTION IN THE FACE OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND CLIMATE VARIABILITY: THE CASE OF SMALLHOLDER FARMERS IN THE AMANSIE WEST DISTRICT OF THE ASHANTI REGION OF GHANA 1*I. Danso and 1F.K.M. Swanzy

1Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Oil Palm Research Institute, Post Office BOX 74, Kusi-Kade, Ghana

5  INDIGENOUS ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEFS SURROUNDING THE BAOBAB (Adansonia digitata L.) TREE IN THE KASENA-NANKANA EAST DISTRICT OF NORTHERN GHANA 1*Imoro A-W. M., 2Barnes V. R. and 3Mahama I.

1University for Development Studies, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Department of Applied Biology, P.O. Box 24, Navrongo. UE/R. Ghana.

2Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, Department of Agroforestry, Univ. Post Office, Kumasi. A/R. Ghana.

3University for Development Studies, Faculty of Integrated Development Studies, Dep’t of Economics and Entrepreneurship Development, P. O. Box 520. Wa. UW/R. Ghana.

6  ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDE RESIDUES IN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES CULTIVATED ALONG THE AFRAM RIVER AND THEIR ASSOCIATED HEALTH RISK 1*Koranteng, S. S., 2Frimpong, S. K, 3Ameka, G. K. and 4Owusu, E. O.

1Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS), University of Ghana, Legon

2Ghana Standards Authority, Kumasi.

3Department of Plant and Environmental Biology, University of Ghana, Legon. 4Department of Animal Biology and Conservation Science, University of Ghana, Legon

7  COMPARATIVE PERFORMANCE OF BIOGAS STOVES USING MODIFIED WATER BOILING TESTS 1*Andrews Quashie

1Institute of Industrial Research, C.S.I.R., P. O. Box LG 576, Legon, Accra, Ghana

8  PRELIMINARY STUDIES ON THE ESTABLISHMENT AND MULTIPLICATION OF THE ANTI–MALARIAL PLANT – Cryptolepis sanguinolenta in vitro
Bissah, M. N.

CSIR – Plant Genetic Resources Research Institute. Post Office Box 7, Bunso, Ghana

     
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