Dr. Rashied Tetteh

Research Scientist(Plant Physiologist)

Head of Seed Genebank

Educational Background

PhD Environmental Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, (October, 2012- September, 2015). MPhil Crop Science, University of Ghana, Legon (2008-2010). BSc. Agriculture, University of Ghana, Legon (2003-2007)

Extra curriculum activities

Head, Seed genebank, CSIR-Plant Genetic Resources Research Institute

Research Areas, Expertise And Interests

Plant Physiology, Seed physiology, Seed conservation, Plant responses to Abiotic stress

Current projects

  1. Evaluation of the effect of storage condition on seed longevity of soybean accessions
  2. Evaluation of the effect of dormancy breaking treatments on Corchorus olitorius accessions.


Asia and Africa Clean Environment Scholarship (ACE Scholarship) for Education Program for Field-Oriented Leaders in Environmental Sectors in Asia and Africa ---- (October, 2012- September, 2015).

Selected Publications

  1. Tetteh, R., Aboagye, L.M. and Darko, R. (2021). Influence of different maturity stages on tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) seed quality during storage at -20°C. Agricultural Science Digest. 41: 624-627.
  2. Tetteh, R., Aboagye, L.M., Boateng, S.K. and Darko, R. (2021). Seed quality of six eggplant cultivars as influenced by harvesting time. Journal of Applied Horticulture, 23: 24-27.
  3. Tetteh, R., Boateng, S.K., Asamoah, K.J. (2020). Preliminary evaluation of growth response of two cowpea accessions to water stress. Agricultural Science Digest 40: 44-48.
  4. Tetteh, R., Aboagye, L.M., Darko, R. and Osafo, E.A. (2019). Physiological seed quality in relation to maturity stage in two pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) cultivars. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research 53:604-608.
  5. Tetteh, R., Aboagye, L.M., Darko, R. and Osafo, E.A. (2018). Effect of maturity stages on seed quality of two tomato accessions. African Crop Science Journal 26: 237-244
  6. Tetteh, R., Yamaguchi, M. and Izuta, T. (2016). Effect of ambient levels of ozone on photosynthetic components and radical scavenging system in leaves of African cowpea varieties. African Crop Science Journal 24: 127-142.
  7. Tetteh, R., Yamaguchi, M., Wada, Y., Funada, R. and Izuta, T. (2015). Effects of ozone on growth, net photosynthesis and yield of two African varieties of Vigna unguiculata L. Environmental Pollution 96: 230-238.

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