Dr. Blankson Wadie Amoabeng
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Qualification: PhD Entomology/Applied Ecology
Email: kblanksin@yahoo.com

Designation: Entomologist
Area (s) of Specialization: Insect Pest Mnagement
National Collaboration    
International Collaboration

Key Areas of Research: Sustainable management of crop pests using environmentally sustainable approaches such as conservation biological control through habitat manipulation techniques, the use of soft pesticides such as botanical insecticides. Integrated pest management.

Some publications:
Amoabeng, B. W., Johnson, A. C., & Gurr, G. M. (2019). Natural enemy enhancement and botanical insecticide source: a review of dual use companion plants. Applied Entomology and Zoology. doi:10.1007/s13355-018-00602-0

Amoabeng, B. W., Stevenson, P. C., Pandey, S., Mochiah, M. B., & Gurr, M. G. (2018). Insecticidal activity of a native Australian tobacco, Nicotiana megalosiphon Van Heurck & Muell. Arg. (Solanales: Solanaceae) against key insect pests of brassicas. Crop Protection, 106, 6-12.

Amoabeng, B. W., Gurr, G. M., Gitau, C. W., & Stevenson, P. C. (2014). Cost: benefit analysis of botanical insecticide use in cabbage: Implications for smallholder farmers in developing countries. Crop Protection, 57(0), 71-76.

Amoabeng BW, Gurr GM, Gitau CW, Nicol HI, Munyakazi L, et al. (2013) Tri-Trophic Insecticidal Effects of African Plants against Cabbage Pests. PLoS ONE 8(10): e78651.

I. Adama, H. Braimah, & B.W. Amoabeng. (2016). Efficacy of Super neemol® granules for the control of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. (Walp)) insect pests in the forest region of Ghana. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences 8(5), 187-194.