Mr. Barnabas Adongo

Principal Technologist

Plant Pathologist

Holds a master’s degree in Crop Protection (Plant Pathology) and BSc. Agriculture (Second Class Upper Division) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana.

Research Ares

Research areas includes, fungal storage rot and seed borne pathogens of onion, anthracnose disease of turkey berry and yam, management of leaf blight disease of taro with copper and metalaxyl fungicides and the screening crops for disease resistance.


Participated in the 2022 Korea Africa Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (KAFACI) Young Scientist Research Project at the National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Science in the Republic of Korea.


  1. Adongo, B.A., Kwoseh, C.K and Moses, E. (2015). Storage rot fungi and seed-borne pathogens of onion. Journal of Science and Technology, Ghana. Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 13 – 21
  2. Adongo, B.A., Akrofi, S., Osei-Owusu, E and Ahiatsi, E.N. (2018). Occurrence of anthracnose disease of turkey berry (Solanum torvum) at Bunso, Eastern Region, Ghana. International Journal of Plant and Soil Science 26(6): 1-7.
  3. Omane, E., Oduro, K.A., Cornelius, E.W., Akrofi, A.Y., Asare, E.K., Adongo, B.A. (2020). Improvement in the management of leaf blight disease of taro (Colocasia esculenta) with copper and metalaxyl fungicides, Journal of Experimental Agriculture International 42(3):127-136.

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