Prof. Philip Kweku Baidoo


Research Areas/Interests

Plant Semiochemicals and their effect in the management of Insect Pests of Acricultural Importance...~more


    1. Baidoo, P. K. (2004) The role of silica and nitrogen in resistance of maize to stem borer attack. Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 24 No.1 pp. 1- 4.
    2. Baidoo, P. K. and Botchey, M. A. (2004) Screen house investigation on the effect of treating maize plants with local isolates of   Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) spores on the level of  damage caused by Sesamia calamistis (Hampson) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of    Ghana Science Association. Vol. 6 No. 2, pp. 129-132.      
    3. Baidoo, P. K. and Botchey M A. (2006) Effects of ingesting Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) spores on developmental stages and fecundity of surviving Sesamia calamistis (Hampson) (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae).  Journal of Science and Technology Vol. 26 No. 3, 75-82.
    4. Baidoo, P. K. , Adam J. I. and Sarpong -Nsiah M. (2006) The role of extracts of Azadirachta  indica (A. Juss) and Lantana camara (L.) in the reduction of damage done to maize plants by Lepidopterous stem borers. International Journal of  Food  and Agricultural Research, Vol.  3, No. 1 pp. 66-72.
    5. Adam, J. I. and Baidoo, K. (2008) Susceptibility of five cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) varieties to attack by Callosobruchus maculatus (Fab.) [Coleoptera : Bruchidae]. Journal of Ghana Science Association. Vol. 10 No. 2 pp. 85-92.
    6. Ackuaku, S. K. and Baidoo P. K. (2010). Pathogenicity of Five fungal species isolated from Eldana saccharina (Walker) ( Lepodoptera: Pyralidae). Journal of the Ghana Science Association, Vol. 12 No. p 1-8.
    7. Baidoo, P. K., Mochiah, M. B. and Owusu-Akyaw, M. (2010). Levels of infestation on three different portions of the maize cob by the weevil Sitophilus zeamais (Motschulsky). Journal of Science and Technology. 30: (3) 21-26.
    8. Baidoo, P. K., Mochiah, M. B., and Owusu-Akyaw, M. (2010). The effect of time of harvest on the damage caused by the cowpea weevil Callosobruchus maculatus (Fab.) (Coleoptera:Bruchidae). Journal of Stored Product and Postharvest Research. Vol. 1 (13)24-28.
    9. Mochiah, M. B., Baidoo, P. K., and Owusu-Akyaw, M. (2011). Influence of different nutrient applications on insect populations and damage to cabbage. Journal of Applied Biosciences. 38: 2564-2572.
    10. Baidoo, P. K. and Mochiah, M. B. (2011). The influence of nutrient application on the pests and natural enemies of pests of okra Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) (Moench.). Journal of Applied Biosciences. 41: 2765-2771.
    11. Mochiah, M. B., Baidoo, P. K. and Obeng, A. and Owusu-Akyaw, M. (2011). Tomato as an Intercropped plant on the pests and the natural enemies of the pests of cabbage (Brassica oleracea). International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences 1(3): 233-240.
    12. Baidoo, P. K. and Ackuaku, S. K. (2011). The effects of spore concentrations of entomogenous fungi on larval mortality and development of the maize stem borer Eldana saccharina Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Journal of Applied Biosciences 47: 3221-3229.
    13. Baidoo, P. K., Mochiah, M. B. and Apusiga, K. (2012). Onion as a pest control intercrop in organic cabbage (Brassica oleracea) production system in Ghana. Sustainable Agriculture Research. 1No. 1, 36-41.
    14. Baidoo, P. K., Baidoe-Ansah, D and Agbonu, I. (2012). Effects of neem (Azadirachta indica Juss) products on Aphis craccivora and its predator Harmonia axyridis on cowpea. American  Journal of Experimental Agriculture 2(2): 198-206.
    15. Mensah, P.Y., Kuffour, R. A., Baidoo, P. K. and Awuah, E. (2013). The effect of different Percentages of bulking agent (sawdust) on microbial quality of faecal sludge. Water Science and Technology 67(8): 1728-1733.
    16. Owusu-Akyaw, M., Baidoo, P. K. and Mochiah, M. B. (2014). The effect of time of harvesting on the damage caused to cowpea by the storage beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus (Fab.). Coleoptera:Bruchidae). Global Advanced Research Journal of Agricultural Science 3(11):351-355.
    17. Mochiah, M. B, Baidoo, P. K. and Acheampong, G. (2012) Effects of mulching materials on Agronomic characteristics, pests of pepper (Capsicum annuum) and their natural enemies population (2012). Agricultural and Biology Journal of North America. 3(6): 253-261.
    18. Addai, G. and Baidoo, P. K. (2013). Effects of forest destruction on the abundance, species richness and diversity of butterflies in the Bosomkese Forest Reserve, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana. Journal of Applied Biosciences. 64: 4763-4772.
    19. Baidoo, P. K and Mochiah, M. B. (2014). Varietal susceptibility of improved cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) (L) (Walp.) cultivars to field and storage pests. Sustainable Agriculture Research Vol. 3 (2) 69-76.
    20. Angbanyere, M. A. and Baidoo, P. K. (2014). Effects of pollinators and pollination on fruit Set and fruit yield of okra, Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) (Moench) in the forest region of Ghana. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 4(9) 985-995.
    21. Baidoo, P. K., Kwansa, N. A. and Annin, C. P. (2015) The role of seed coat and its pigmentation  on the acceptance of bambara groundnut Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc.) cultivars by the cowpea beetle Callosobruchus maculatus (F.). Advances in Entomology. 3, 125-131.
    22. Baidoo, P. K and Mochiah, M. B. (2016). Comparing the effectiveness of garlic, Allium sativum L. and hot pepper, Capsicum frutescens (L.) in the management of the major pests of cabbage, Brassica oleracea (L.). Sustainable Agriculture Research. 5, (2) 83-91.
    23. Chabi, J., Baidoo, P. K., Datsomor, A. K., Okyere, D., Ablorde, A., Iddrisu, A., Wilson, M.Dadzie, S. K., Jamet, H.P. and Didaro, J. W. (2016). Insecticide susceptibility of natural populations of Anopheles coluzzi and Anopheles gambiae (sensu stricto) from Okyereko Irrigation site, Ghana, West Africa. Parasites and Vectors. 9: 1-8.
    24. Baidoo, P. K. and Mochiah, M. B. (2016). Bioefficacy of garlic Alliun sativum and tobacco Nicotiana tabacum on mortality, ovipository inhibition and adult emergence of the cowpea beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus (Fab.) on cowpea, Vigna unguiculata (l.). Walp. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 13(4): 1-9
    25. Baidoo, P. K., Mochiah, M. B., Apo, W. and Teye-Anim, H. (2017). Build-up of insect pests and their natural enemies on rotated and non-rotated okra, Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench, tomato, Lycopersicon esculentus Mill and egg plant (Solanum melongena (L.) Moench) fields. Journal of Applied Biosciences. 110: 10802-10807.
    26. K. Baidoo, E. Adu and Peprah, S. (2017). The role of ethanolic extracts of leaves and roots of Lantana camara (L.) in the management of pests of okra Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench. Advances in Entomology 5, 99-108.
    27. P. K. Baidoo, and Osei, S. K. (2017). Impact of forest management systems on diversity and abundance of butterflies at Asenanyo forest reserve, Ghana. Journal of Applied Biosciences 119: 11839-11848.
    28. K. Baidoo, M. B. Mochiah, D. Asare and A. A. Sefah (2018). The role of soil amendments on population dynamics of insect pest, growth parameters and yield of eggplant Solanum melongena (L.) Moench. Sustainable Agriculture Research. Vol. 7. No. 1, 7-13.
    29. Nyarko, R. A., Larbie, C. Anning, A. K. Baidoo, P. K., Emikpe, B. O., Oyagbemi, A, A. and Jarikre, T. A. (2019). Giffornia simplicifolia (DC.) Baill. attenuates gentamicin and cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity in rats, Comparative Clinical Pathology
    30. Nyarko, R. A., Larbie, C. Anning, A. K. Baidoo, P. K. (2019) Phytochemical constituents, antioxidant activity and toxicity assessment of hydroethanolic leaf extracts of Griffonia simplicifolia. International Journal of Phytopharmacology 10(1): 6-18.
    31. Captain-Erzoah, , Baidoo, P. K., Frempong, K. K. et al. (2020) Biting behaviour and molecular identification of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae subspecdies in some selected communities in Northern Ghana. Journal of Medical Entomology XX (X) 2020, 1-7.

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