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Dr. Henry Kwame Dzahini-Obiatey
Name: Dr. Henry Kwame Dzahini-Obiatey
Qualification: PhD, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom, M.Sc. University of East Anglia/John Innes Institute, Norwich, United Kingdom.
Position: Deputy Executive Director

Research Interests: Employing inter-disciplinary and participatory approaches to develop, through on-station and on-farm trials, appropriate cost effective and sustainable agronomic technologies for the establishment and maintainance of cocoa, coffee, sheanut and cashew farms.
Selected Publications:
  • H. Dzahini-Obiatey, R. T. V. Fox, B. Adomako, P. C. Acuey, G. A. Ameyaw and O. Domfeh (2012). Profiling CSSV-resistance of some cocoa varieties in Ghana. Acta Horticulturae 1007, 691-698.
  • H. Dzahini-Obiatey and R. T. V. Fox (2011). Initial post infection interactions between cacao swollen shoot virus (CSSV) and the cocoa seedling. Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science 44, 3-11
  • H. Dzahini-Obiatey (2011). A quantitative PCR assay for measuring viral load in CSSV infected cocoa. Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science (In press)
  • H. Dzahini-Obiatey, Owusu Domfeh and F. M. Amoah (2010). Over seventy years of a viral disease of cocoa in Ghana: From researchers' perspective. African Journal of Agricultural Research 5, 476-485
  • H. Dzahini-Obiatey, G. Akumfi Ameyaw and L. A. Ollennu (2006). Control of cocoa swollen shoot disease by eradication of infected trees in Ghana: a survey of treated and replanted. Crop Protection, 25, 647-652.