CSIRSpace Ghana

Soil Research Institute

Soil Research Institute

 

The CSIR-Soil Research Institute has the mandate to undertake inventory of the soil resources of Ghana and carry out scientific research to generate information and technologies for effective planning, utilization and management of the soil resources of Ghana for increased and sustainable agriculture, industry as well as ensuring safe and sound environment.

Recent Submissions

  • Nakamura, S.; Issaka, R. N.; Dzomeku, I. K.; Fukuda, M.; Buri, M. M.; Avornyo, V. K.; Adjei, E. O.; Awuni, J. A.; Tobita, S. (IntechOpen, 2012)
    Low inherent soil fertility has been identified as a major cause for low rice yield in Sub-Saharan Africa (Buri et al., 2004; Senayah, et al., 2008; Buri et al., 2009; Issaka et al., 2009; Abe et al., 2010). The problem ...
  • Yeboah, E.; Baijukya, F. P.; Fening, J. O.; Zida, Z.; Gaisie, E.; Merumba, S.; Sileshi, G. W. (AGRA, 2016)
    Cassava is the second most important crop after maize in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). According to FAO (2013), 172 million MT of cassava was produced worldwide in 2000, and SSA accounted for 54%. Cassava is mainly a subsistence ...