Dr. Henry Oppong Tuffour


Lecturer


Dept: Crop and Soil Sciences Office:
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
KNUST
Kumasi, Ghana

Office: 1st Floor of AGRA Building

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Research Areas/Interests

Soil Physical Processes, Measurement and Modelling of Water and Solute Transport in Field Soil and Surface/Groundwater Systems, Surface runoff and Ero...~more

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Publications

    JOURNAL ARTICLES                                          

    Tuffour, H.O., Abubakari, A., Bashagaluke, J.B. and Djagbletey, E.D. (2016). Mapping spatial variability of soil physical properties for site-specific management. International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 3(2): 149-163. irjet.net.

    Djagbletey, E.D., Tuffour, H.O., Abubakari, A., Djagbletey, G.D. and (2016). Islands of fertility’: Effects of different forest covers on the distribution of soil carbon stock in a tropical savanna ecosystem. International Journal of Advanced Research, 4(7): 59-63. http://www.journalijar.com.

    Djagbletey, E.D., Quansah, C., Djagbletey, G.D., Tuffour, H.O. and Abubakari, A. (2016). Distribution of necromass under different forest stands in a Savannah ecosystem. Archives of Current Research International, 5(1): 1-7.

    Djagbletey, E.D., Adu-Bredu, S., Djagbletey, G.D. and Tuffour, H.O. (2016). Assessment of temperature and rainfall variability on grass productivity under three forest reserves in a Savannah ecosystem in Ghana. International Journal of Advanced Research, 4(6): 1622-1632. http://www.journalijar.com.

    Abubakari, F., Tetteh, F.M., Abubakari, F., Tuffour, H.O. and Abubakari, A. (2016). Strategies for improving nodulation and nitrogen fixation of leguminous crops to enhance production in smallholder farming systems. Journal of Global Agriculture and Ecology, 4(4): 185-190. International Knowledge Press ikpress.org.

    Djagbletey, E.D., Djagbletey, G.D., Tuffour, H.O. and Abubakari, A. (2016). Assessment of forest cover depletion due to logging in the Offin river portion and Offin shelterbelt forest reserves in Ghana. Journal of Global Ecology and Environment, 4(3): 161-165. International Knowledge Press ikpress.org.

    Djagbletey, E.D., Djagbletey, G.D., Tuffour, H.O. and Abubakari, A. (2016). Socio-economic impacts of logging on riverine communities along the Offin river basin in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Journal of Global Agriculture and Ecology, 5(3): 134-147. International Knowledge Press ikpress.org.

    Tuffour, H.O. and Bonsu, M. (2015): Application of Green-Ampt equation to infiltration with soil particle phase. International Journal of Scientific Research in Agricultural Sciences, 2(4): 76-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.12983/ijsras-2015-p0076-0088.

    Tuffour, H.O., Bonsu, M. and Quansah, C. and Abubakari, A. (2015): A physically-based model for estimation of surface seal thickness. International Journal of Extensive Research, 4: 60-64. http://www.journalijer.com.

    Tuffour, H.O. and Abubakari, A. (2015): Effects of water quality on infiltration rate and surface ponding/runoff. Applied Research Journal, 1(3): 108-117. http://arjournal.org.

    Tuffour, H.O., Adjei-Gyapong, T., Abubakari, A., Melenya, C., Aryee, D. and Khalid A.A. (2015): Assessment of changes in soil hydro-physical properties resulting from infiltration of muddy water. Applied Research Journal, 1(3): 137-140. http://arjournal.org.

    Tuffour, H.O. (2015): Fractal scaling of the hydraulic and hydrologic properties of an Acrisol. Applied Research Journal, 1(5): 320-326. http://arjournal.org.

    Owusu, G., Bonsu, M. and Tuffour, H.O. (2015): Development of an index of soil aggregate stability. Applied Research Journal, 1(5): 334-337. http://arjournal.org.

    Acquah, S.J., Bonsu, M., Tuffour, H.O. and Abubakari, A. (2015): Monitoring Emissions of Nitrous Oxide from different Nitrogen-based fertilizers. Applied Research Journal, 1(5): 301-306. http://arjournal.org.

    Inkoom, S., Bonsu, M., Tuffour, H.O., Abubakari, A. and Aryee, D. (2015): Relationship between soil water diffusivity and evaporation: a study under different agricultural land use systems. Applied Research Journal, 1(5): 327-333. http://arjournal.org.

    Melenya, C., Bonsu, M., Logah, V., Quansah, C., Adjei-Gyapong, T., Yeboah, I.B., Tuffour, H.O. and Abubakari, A. (2015): Carbon sequestration in soils under different land use systems and its impact on climate change. Applied Research Journal, 1(3): 164-168. http://arjournal.org.

    Melenya, C., Logah, V., Aryee, D., Abubakari, A., Tuffour, H.O. and Yeboah, I.B. (2015): Sorption of phosphorus in soils in the semi deciduous forest zone of Ghana. Applied Research Journal, 1(3): 169-175. http://arjournal.org.

    Amedor, E.N., Maaleku, B.K., Tuffour, H.O., Abubakari, A. and Aryee, D. (2015): Effect of irrigation water quality on bacterial infection of lettuce. International Journal of Scientific Research in Agricultural Sciences, 2(5): 105-112. http://dx.doi.org/10.12983/ijsras-2015-p0105-0112.

    Khalid A.A., Bonsu, M. and Tuffour, H.O. (2015). Management of soil carbon stock through conservation tillage and crop residue retention. Applied Research Journal, 1(7): 403-407. http://arjournal.org.

    Tuffour, H.O., Bonsu, M. Atakora, W.K. and Abubakari, A. (2014): Evaporative cooling of wet soil surface under different agricultural land use systems. International Journal of Scientific Research in Environmental Sciences, 2(9): 323-331. http://dx.doi.org/10.12983/ijsres-2014-p0323-0331.

    Tuffour, H.O. and Bonsu, M. (2014): Assessing the impact of aggregate size on soil carbon sequestration and aggregate stability. International Journal of Scientific Research in Agricultural Sciences, 1(5): 80-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.12983/ijsras-2014-p0080-0089.

    Tuffour, H.O., Bonsu, M., Khalid, A.A. and Adjei-Gyapong, T. (2014): Scaling approaches to evaluating spatial variability of saturated hydraulic conductivity and cumulative infiltration of an Acrisol. International Journal of Scientific Research in Knowledge, 2(5): 224-232. http://dx.doi.org/10.12983/ijsrk-2014-p0224-0232.

    Tuffour, H.O., Yeboah, I.B., Bonsu, M., Adjei-Gyapong, T., Khalid, A.A., Abubakari, A., Melenya, C. and Kpotor, P. (2014): Soil Organic Carbon: Relating the Walkley-Black Wet Oxidation Method to Loss on Ignition and Clay Content. International Journal of Scientific Research in Knowledge, 2(5): 249-256. http://dx.doi.org/10.12983/ijsrk-2014-p0249-0256.

    Tuffour, H.O., Bonsu, M. and Khalid, A.A. (2014): Assessment of soil degradation due to compaction resulting from cattle grazing using infiltration parameters. International Journal of Scientific Research in Environmental Sciences, 2(4): 139-149. http://dx.doi.org/10.12983/ijsres-2014-p0139-0149.

    Atakora, W.K., Oppong, E., Mahama, R., Tuffour, H.O. and Adu Gyamfi, S. (2014): Cowpea Yield as Affected by Level and Time of Mineral Phosphorus Fertilizer Application in the Guinea Savanna Agro-Ecological Zone of Ghana. Global Journal of Science Frontier Research: D Agriculture and Veterinary, 14 (8)1: 2249-4626.

    Atakora, W.K., Fosu, M., Safo, E.Y., Tuffour H.O. and Tetteh, F.M. (2014): Responsiveness of Obaatanpa maize grain yield and biomass to soil, weather and crop genetic variations. Journal of Plant Breeding and Genetics, 2(1): 31-43. http://www.escijournals.net/JPBG.

    Atakora, W.K., Fosu, M., Safo, E.Y., Tuffour, H.O. and Tetteh, F.M. (2014): Response of maize growth and development to mineral fertilizer and soil characteristics in Northern Ghana. International Journal of Advance Agricultural Research, 2: 67-76. http://www.bluepenjournals.org/ijaar.

    Khalid, A.A., Tuffour, H.O., Bonsu, M., Adjei-Gyapong, T., Abubakari, A., Yeboah, B.I., Melenya, C. and Kpotor, P. (2014): Effects of poultry manure and NPK fertilizer on growth and yield of garden eggs (Solanum melongena) in a sandy soil in Ghana. International Journal of Scientific Research in Knowledge, 2(6): 257-264. http://dx.doi.org/10.12983/ijsrk-2014-p0257-0264.      

    Khalid, A.A., Tuffour, H.O., Bonsu, M. and Parker, B.Q. (2014): The effects of poultry manure and NPK fertilizer on physical properties of a sandy soil in Ghana. International Journal of Scientific Research in Agricultural Sciences, 1(1): 1-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.12983/ijsras-2014-p0001-0005.

    Khalid, A.A., Tuffour, H.O. and Bonsu, M. (2014): Influence of poultry manure and NPK fertilizer on hydraulic properties of a sandy soil in Ghana. International Journal of Scientific Research in Agricultural Sciences, 1(2): 16-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.12983/ijsras-2014-p0016-0022.

    Kpotor, P., Akromah, R., Ewool, M.B., Kena, A.W., Owusu-Adjei, E. and Tuffour, H.O. (2014): Assessment of the Relative Yielding Abilities and Stability of Maize (Zea mays ) Genotypes under Different Levels of Nitrogen Fertilization across Two Agro-Ecological Zones in Ghana. International Journal of Scientific Research in Agricultural Sciences, 1(7): 128-141. http://dx.doi.org/10.12983/ijsras-2014-p0128-0141.

    Tuffour, H.O., Bonsu, M., Khalid, A.A., Adjei-Gyapong, T. and Atakora, W.K. (2013): Evaluation of spatial variability of soil organic carbon and pH in an uprooted oil palm field. Indian Journal of Applied Agricultural Research, 1(1): 69-86. http://www.gbspublisher.com.

     

    BOOKS                                        

    Tuffour, H.O. (2016). Infiltration of water in soils – Principles, Modelling and Applications. (Eds. Bonsu, M. and Quansah, C.). Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), Germany.


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