Dr. Henry Oppong Tuffour


Senior 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                                          

    Yeboah, I.B., Tuffour, H.O., Abubakari, A., Melenya, C., Bonsu, M., Quansah, C. and Adjei-Gyapong, T. (2019). Mobility and transport behavior of lead in agricultural soils. Scientific African, 5(2019): 2468-2276. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sciaf.2019.e00117.

    Bashagaluke, J.B., Logah, V., Opoku, A., Tuffour, H.O., Sarkodie-Addo, J. and Quansah, C. (2019). Soil loss and run-off characteristics under different soil amendments and cropping systems in the semi-deciduous forest zone of Ghana. Soil Use and Management, 2019; 00: 1-13.

    Tuffour, H.O., Abubakari, A., Agbeshie, A.A., Khalid, A.A., Tetteh, E.N., Keshavarzi, A., Bonsu, M., Quansah, C., Oppong, J.C. & Danso, L. (2019). Pedotransfer Functions for Estimating Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity of Selected Benchmark Soils in Ghana. Asian Soil Research Journal, 2(2): 1-11.

    Bawa, S.I., Quansah, C., Tuffour, H.O., Abubakari, A. & Melenya, C. (2019). Root Growth Responses of Maize (Zea mays ) and Soybean (Glycine max L.) to Soil Compaction and Fertilization in a Ferric Acrisol. Journal of Experimental Agriculture International, 35(3): 1-11.

    Bawa, S.I., Quansah, C., Tuffour, H.O., Abubakari, A. & Melenya, C. (2019). Soil Compaction and Soil Amendments on the Growth and Biomass Yield of Maize (Zea mays ) and Soybean (Glycine max L.). International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, 27(6): 1-16.

    Tetteh, E.N., Abunyewa, A.A., Tuffour, H.O., Berchie, J.N., Acheampong, P.P., Twum-Ampofo, K. et al. (2019). Rubber & plantain intercropping: Effects of different planting densities on soil characteristics. PLoS ONE 14(1): https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0209260.

    Tuffour, H.O., Bonsu, M., Abubakari, A., Bashagaluke, J.B., Opoku, M.A. & Oppong, J.C. (2018). Scaling of infiltration rate using the similar media theory & dimensional analysis. Eurasian Journal of Soil Science, 7(4): 308-317.

    Tuffour, H.O., Asare, J. & Nutakor, G.M. (2018). Prediction of infiltration from soil hydraulic properties. Eurasian Journal of Soil Science, 7(1): 64-72.

    Keshavarzi, A., Tuffour, O., Bagherzadeh, A. & Vasu, D. (2018). Spatial & Fractal Characterization of Soil Properties across Soil Depth in an Agricultural Field, Northeast Iran. Eurasian Journal of Soil Science, 7(2): 93-102.

    Djagbletey, E.D., Logah, V., Ewusi-Mensah, N. & Tuffour, H.O. (2018). Carbon stocks in the Guinea savanna of Ghana: Estimates from three protected areas. Biotropica, 50(2): 225-233. DOI:10.1111/btp.12529.

    Tuffour, H.O. (2017). Analysis of hydraulic resistance of soil surface seals in relation to sediment particle size. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, 15(1): 1-11.

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

    Abubakari, A., Quansah, C., Tuffour, H.O., Bonsu, M., Melenya, C., Oppong, E. & Fariya, A. (2016). A study of Copper sorption in soils as influenced by soil characteristics using a laboratory column leaching technique. International Journal of Development Research, 06(11): 9907-9914. http://www.journalijdr.com.

    Tuffour, H.O. & 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. & Quansah, C. & 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. & Abubakari, A. (2015). Effects of water quality on infiltration rate & 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. & 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 & hydrologic properties of an Acrisol. Applied Research Journal, 1(5): 320-326. http://arjournal.org.

    Owusu, G., Bonsu, M. & 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. & 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. & Aryee, D. (2015). Relationship between soil water diffusivity & 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. & Abubakari, A. (2015). Carbon sequestration in soils under different land use systems & 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. & 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. & 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. & Tuffour, H.O. (2015). Management of soil carbon stock through conservation tillage & crop residue retention. Applied Research Journal, 1(7): 403-407. http://arjournal.org.

    Tuffour, H.O., Bonsu, M. Atakora, W.K. & 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. & Bonsu, M. (2014). Assessing the impact of aggregate size on soil carbon sequestration & 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. & Adjei-Gyapong, T. (2014). Scaling approaches to evaluating spatial variability of saturated hydraulic conductivity & 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. & Kpotor, P. (2014). Soil Organic Carbon: Relating the Walkley-Black Wet Oxidation Method to Loss on Ignition & 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. & 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. & Adu Gyamfi, S. (2014). Cowpea Yield as Affected by Level & Time of Mineral Phosphorus Fertilizer Application in the Guinea Savanna Agro-Ecological Zone of Ghana. Global Journal of Science Frontier Research: D Agriculture & Veterinary, 14 (8)1: 2249-4626.

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

    Atakora, W.K., Fosu, M., Safo, E.Y., Tuffour, H.O. & Tetteh, F.M. (2014). Response of maize growth & development to mineral fertilizer & 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. & Kpotor, P. (2014). Effects of poultry manure & NPK fertilizer on growth & 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. & Parker, B.Q. (2014). The effects of poultry manure & 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 & 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.

    Tuffour, H.O., Bonsu, M., Khalid, A.A., Adjei-Gyapong, T. & Atakora, W.K. (2013). Evaluation of spatial variability of soil organic carbon & 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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