Name: Maxwell Lamptey
Qualification: MPhil Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
Current grade: Principal Technologist
Area of specialization: Breeding
Research experience: Creating variability in groundnuts, cowpea and common beans through hybridization
Mr. Maxwell Lamptey was a national service person at the CSIR-Crops Research Institute between 2009 and 2010. He was then employed as a technical staff in 2012. Since he joined the Legumes/Oil Seeds division of the Institute, he has been conducting both on-station and out-station research trials.
Maxwell was part of the research team that successfully worked to develop groundnut and cowpea varieties such as CRI-Pion, CRI-Abakan, CRI-Agbeyeye, CRI-Hans Adua, CRI-Agyenkwa, CRI-Nketewade and CRI-Zamzam.