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Bolwig, S., Baidoo, I., Danso, E.O., Rosati, F., Ninson, D., Hornum, S.T., Sarpong, D.B. 2020. Designing a Sustainable Business Model for Automated Solar-PV Drip Irrigation for Smallholders in Ghana. UNEP DTU Working Paper Series, No. 1., Copenhagen.
Danso, E.O., Yakubu, A., Arthur, E., Sabi, E.B., Abenney- Mickson, S., Andersen, M.N. 2020. Effect of rice straw biochar and irrigation on growth, dry matter yield and radiation-use efficiency of maize grown on an Acrisol in Ghana. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 206, 296-307. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12383
Eduah, J.O., Henriksen, S.W., Nartey, E.K., Abekoe, M.K., Andersen, M.N. 2020. Nonlinear sorption of phosphorus onto plant biomass-derived biochars at different pyrolysis temperatures. Environmental Technology and Innovation 19, 100808. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2020.100808
Eduah, J.O., Nartey, E.K., Abekoe, M.K., Henriksen, S.W., Andersen, M.N. 2020. Mechanism of orthophosphate (PO4-P) adsorption onto different biochars. Environmental Technology & Innovation 17, 100572. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2019.100572
Eduah, J.O., Nartey, E.K., Abekoe, M.K., Andersen, M.N. 2020. Changes in phosphorus fractions in three tropical soils amended with corn cob and rice husk biochars. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 51, 1331- 1340. https://doi.org/10.1080/00103624.2020.1763393
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Frimpong, K.A., Amoakwah, E, Osei, BA & Arthur, E. (2016) Changes in Soil Chemical Properties and Lettuce Yield Response Following Incorporation of Biochar and Cow Dung to Highly Weathered Acidic Soils Journal of Organic Agriculture and Environment, vol 4, no. 1, pp. 28-39.
Fauziatu Ahmed (2017): Biochar amendment to temperate and tropical sandy soils: Effect on crop physiology under drought and salinity stress
Emmanuel Amoakwah (2018): Effects of Corn Cob Biochar on the Physical, Chemical and Biological Properties of a Weathered Tropical Soil
Selorm Yaotse Dorvlo (2018): Development of a Biomass Cook Stove for Palm Oil Clarification and Biochar Production
Joseph Osafo Eduah (2018): Phosphorus Reactions in Three Contrasting Soils Amended with Biochar
Isaac Baidoo (2019): Economics of Biochar with Solar Drip Irrigation Technology for Smallholder Vegetable Farming in South Eastern Ghana. PhD-thesis. University of Ghana.
Kwadwo Kusi Amoah (2019): Enhancing sustainable crop production through the use of biochar under crop rotation and irrigation strategies in the coastal savannah zone of Ghana.
MPhil and Master:
Daniel Ninson (2015): Factors affecting biochar technology adoption by vegetable farmers in the Kwahu East District of Ghana
MSc Adam Yakubu (2016): Estimating Crop Water Requirement and Yield of Okra in Biochar Amended Soil
Francis Monnie (2016): Effect of Biochar on Soil Physical Properties, Water Use Efficiency and Growth of Maize in a Sandy Loam Soil. MPhil-thesis. University of Ghana.
Nathaniel Parker (2017): Biochar application to highly weathered tropical soils: soil hydraulic and aggregate characteristics. Ghent University
Arthur, E., Oppong Danso, E., Pouladi, N., Yakubu, A., Beiranvand, M., Abenney-Mickson., S. 2019. Rice straw biochar improves aggregate characteristics and Atterberg limits of a tropical sandy clay loam. SSSA International Soils Meeting – Soils Across Latitudes 6 - 9 January 2019. San Diego, CA, U.S.A.
Oppong Danso E., Sabi, E. B., Abenney-Mickson, S., Andersen, M. N., 2019. Development of a low-cost automated solar powered drip irrigation system for small-holder farmers in Sub Saharan Africa. The 2nd Congress of the African Scientific, Research and Innovation Council (ASRIC)-Freeing Africa from Poverty, Hunger and Diseases 20 - 23 November, 2019. Abuja, Nigeria.
Amoakwah, E., Arthur, E., Andersen, M.N., Islam, R.K. and Frimpong, K.A. (2017). Corn Cob Biochar Improves Aggregate Characteristics of a Tropical Sandy Loam. Tropentag 2017. Bonn, Germany, 20/09/2017 - 22/09/2017.
Amoakwah, E, Arthur, E, Frimpong, KA & Khandakar, R. (2017) Corn cob biochar effects on tropical soil aggregate stability and aggregate-associated carbon and nitrogen contents. Poster. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual meeting Tampa, USA, 22/10/2017 - 25/10/2017
Amoakwah, E, Frimpong, K.A., Arthur, E & Khandakar, R. (2017). Biochar effects on microbial community profiling of a tropical sandy loam. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual meeting, Tampa, USA, 22/10/2017 - 25/10/2017
Andersen, MN, Dorvlo, SY, Amoakwah, E, Eduah, JO, Amoah, KK, Danso, EO, Baidoo, I, Plauborg, F, Sabi, EB, Abenney-Mickson, S, Henriksen, UB, Ahrenfeldt, J, Frimpong, KA, Abekoe, M, Breuning-Madsen, H, Taah, KJ, Liu, F, Sarpong, D, Bolwig, S, Ahmed, F & Arthur, E. (2017). Green Cohesive Agricultural Resource Management - The WEBSOC Project. Poster. Tropentag. Bonn, Germany, 20/09/2017 - 22/09/2017
Dorvlo, SY, Addo, A, Kemausour, F, Abenney-Mickson, S, Ahrenfeldt, J, Henriksen, UB & Andersen, MN (2017). Clean Cook Stove Technology for Artisanal Palm Oil Clarification and Biochar Production in Ghana. Tropentag. Bonn, Germany, 20/09/2017 - 22/09/2017
Eduah, JO, Breuning-Madsen, H, Abekoe, M & Andersen, MN (2017). Phosphorus Fractionation and Sorption Characteristics of Biochar Amended Soils of Ghana. i Future Agriculture: Socio-ecological transitions and bio-cultural shifts. Tropentag 2017. Bonn, Germany, 20/09/2017 - 22/09/2017.
Ahmed, F., Arthur, E., Plauborg, F., & Andersen, M. N. (2016). Biochar Effects on Maize Physiology and Water Capacity of Sandy Subsoil. International Scientific Conference Conserving Soils and Water. Abstract.
F. Ahmed, E. Arthur, Y. O. Kugblenu-Darrah, M.N.Andersen (2015). Effect of biochar on dry season shallot yield in the Keta Sand Spit of Ghana. International Biochar Symposium 2015: Biochar - Contribution to Sustainable Agriculture. Abstract.
Frimpong, K.A., Amoakwah, E. (2015). Short term effect of biochar incorporation on selected chemical properties of a highly weathered coastal savanna soil. 7th Biennial Conference, Africa Soil Science Society, Ouagagdougou, Burkina Faso
Baidoo, I., Sarpong, D.B., Bolwig, S., Ninson, D., Møller, N.F. 2019. Profitabililty of biochar with solar drip irrigation technology for okro production in south eastern Ghana. Poster presentation. Ghana Association of Agricultural Economist (GAAE) conference 23 - 26 July, 2019. UG Legon, Accra, Ghana.
Baidoo, I., Sarpong, D.B., Bolwig, S., Ninson, D., Møller, N.F. 2018. Economics of biochar and solar drip irrigation technologies for smallholder vegetable farming in Ghana. Poster. CBAS Annual Science and Development Platform Conference. Centre for African Wetlands Auditorium 25 - 27 April, 2018, UG Legon Accra, Ghana
Baidoo, I., Sarpong, D.B., Bolwig, S., Ninson, D., Møller, N.F. 2017. Economics of biochar and drip irrigation technologies for okro production in Ghana. Paper. 1st International Conference on irrigation and Agricultural Development (IRAD), at UDS international conference Centre 30 - 31 October 2017, UDS-Tamale, Ghana
Brodam, C., Andersen, M.N. (2020) New solutions for improved agriculture in Africa. Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture, News.
Eric Oppong Danso (2020) Ghanian researchers develop new technique for watering crops
Radio Broadcast by Isaac Baidoo, Daniel Ninson and Eric Danso (2020). Uniiq fm breakfast show, Greater Accra The radio opportunities were used to disseminate information to the general Ghanaian public on the Websoc Solar powered drip irrigation system with biochar, and its wider societal benefit.
Radio Broadcast by Isaac Baidoo, Daniel Ninson, Eric Danso and Ebenezer Amoquandoh (2020). ”Akuafo mmo” show on Obuoba fm, Eastern region The radio opportunities were used to disseminate information to the general Ghanaian public on the Websoc Solar powered drip irrigation system with biochar, and its wider societal benefit.
Kwame Agyei Frimpong (2020) Charcoal could quadruple productivity of maize farms - Scientist
Isaac Baidoo (2017) Biochar-solar drip irrigation technology for smallholder agriculture in Ghana. Newspaper: Weekly Spectator. 22 April 2017.
Selorm Y. Dorvlo (2016) Field demonstration and testing of fabricated biomass cook stove at an artisanal palm oil mill in Ghana (The performance of the fabricated cook stove was tested and also demonstrated to the local processors.) 3 November 2016.
Kwadwo K. Amoah (2016) Interview at open day for innovators in Ghana organised by the Ministry of Science and Innovations. ANGEL TV. September 2016.
Janne Hansen (Mathias N. Andersen) 2013. Biochar and Water to solve problems in West Africa. Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture, News -- link til artikel: http://dca.au.dk/en/tempside/show/artikel/biochar-and-water-solve-problems-in-west-africa
Mathias N. Andersen (2013): Trækul skal øge udbytter i Afrika. Effektivt Landbrug, 12 November 2013.