Mr. Martin Abed Arkoh

Lecturer


Research Areas/Interests

a) Wetland and forest ecology b) Soil manipulation on plant growth c) Environmental manipulations in malaria control (vector target)....~more

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Research Projects (Current and Past)

MSc. (postgraduate) Level

20. Assessment of water quality of River Tano in the Brong Region, Ghana MSc. Thesis. Owusu-Agyeman, Eugene.   IDL Program. Submitted on July, 2020.

19. Determination of the flora community of the littoral zone of the Owabi lake. Yeboah, A. MSc. Thesis.  IDL Program. Submitted on July, 2020.

18. Assessment of soils around fitting workshops in the Tema Metropolis. MSc Thesis. Jona Jones Tuorkper.  IDL Program. Submitted on May, 2019.

17. Assessment of sachet waters sold at the Wa Municipality in Ghana. MSc Thesis. James Eledi. MSc. IDL Program. Submitted on May, 2019.

16. Assessment of bore-hole water quality of Jema Township in Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. MSc. Thesis. IDL Program. Submitted on April 2017.

15. Assessment of pesticide residues on tomatoes (L. esculentus) in the Wassa Amenfi District in Ghana.  MSc Thesis. IDL Program. Submitted Feb. 2017.

14. Pesticide usage in the Kwahu West District of Eastern Region of Ghana. MSc Thesis. IDL Program. Submitted Feb. 2017.

13. Assessment of the quality of pipe borne water supplied to 3 Districts in the Kumasi Metropolis. MSc Thesis. IDL Program. Submitted Nov. 2016.

12. Assessing the safety practices in filling stations in some selected towns in the Western Region of Ghana. IDL Program. Submitted  March 2016.

11. Waste management practices in the Bekwai District Assembly in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. IDL Program. Submitted; Feb. 2016.

10. Assessing the floral composition, structure and advance regeneration of timber trees in the Asenanyo Forest Reserve in Ghana. MSc Thesis. IDL Program. Submitted on 12 February 2015.

9. Effects of different pre-germination treatments and early growth on Ptericarpus sp. MSc Thesis. IDL Program.  Submitted; May, 2015.

8. Assessing health and safety practices at petrol filling stations in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis in Ghana. MSc Thesis. IDL Program.  Submitted; August, 2015.

7. Water quality of boreholes and hand dug-wells at Pakyi No. 1 in the Amansie District of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.  MSc Thesis. IDL Program.  Submitted;  July, 2014.

6. Investigation into occupational health and safety issues among health workers of public institutions. A case study of the Ridge Hospital. MSc Thesis. IDL Program. Submitted;  Aug. 2014.

5. Assessing the water quality of River Okyi in the Assin Communities of the Central Region , Ghana. MSc Thesis . IDL Program. Submitted July 2014. Co-supervision.

4. Assessment of illegal forest activities on the plant diversity of the Tano Offin Globally Significant Area (GSBA) in the Nkawie forest district. MSc Thesis. IDL Pogram. Submitted: Aug. 2013.

3. Assessment of the sanitary conditions of the Turaku Abattoir in Tema. MSc Thesis.  IDL Program. Submitted; February 2013.

2. Assessing the quality of pipe borne water along the transmission line in the Asankrangwa Municipality.  MSc Thesis.  IDL Program.   Submitted; November 2012.

1. Assessing the quality of water in the river Asuotia and some selected wells in the Wamfie Distrct of the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana. MSc Thesis. IDL Program.  Submitted ; May 2012.

 

 

BSc (undergraduate) level

40.   Ecosystem services of the River Wewe in KNUST campus. BSc. Dissertation. Mawutor, et al. Submitted  2020.

39.   Assessing the repellant activities of some organic materials on the houseflies. BSc. Dissertation.  Ernest, et al. Submitted 2020.

38.   Assessment of the distribution and abundance of macro-invertebrate in the River Wewe along the KNUST campus. BSc. Dissertation. Spencer, et al. Submitted 2020.

37. Effect of shisha smoking on the body and visceral systems in animals. BSc. Dissertation. Nyamekye, et al. Submitted 2019.

36. Prevalence of malaria in children under five years in deprived and non-deprived communities in the Ashanti Region, Ghana.  BSc.  Dissertation. Submitted : May 2018.

35. Effects of different volumes of water and organic manure on plant growth; Lycopersicon esculentus. BSc.  Dissertation. Submitted : May 2017.

34. Effects of different concentrations of poultry manure on the growth and yield of tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum). BSc.  Dissertation. Submitted : May 2017.

33. Effects of drought on tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) in the Semi-deciduous ecological zone.  BSc.  Dissertation. Submitted : May 2017.

32. Assessing the level of awareness of students willingness to segregate waste on KNUST campus. BSc Dissertation. Submitted : May 2017.

31 Comparing proximate and anti-nutritional composition of two varieties of Plantain; “apem” and “apentu”. BSc Dissertation. Submitted : May 2017.

30. Prevalence of urino-genital infections in KNUST students. BSc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2016.

29.  Assessing the heavy metal levels in selected spices sold in sub-urban markets in Kumasi, Ghana. BSc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2016.

28. Assessing the effects of the Kumasi Guinness brewery effluents on the Sisa River in Kumasi, Ghana. BSc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2016.

27. The effect of urine of different maturation rates on the growth tomato plants. The potential of using urine as a fertilizer substitute in plant cultivation; a case study using tomato plants. BSc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2016.

26. Histopathological assessment of shasha smoke on the weight and anatomy of the winstar rat. BSc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2015.

25. Prevalence of malaria in children under 5years in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality. . BSc. Dissertation. Submited; May 2015.

24. Effect of different selected organic manure from backyards on the growth of tomato plants. BSc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2015.

23. Effect of different selected organic manure from backyards on the growth of tomato plants. BSc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2015.

22. Prevalence of malaria in pregnant women in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality; A case study of Juaben township. BSc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2015.

21. Effect of small scale mining activities on the water quality of Owerri River at Konongo, in the Ashanti Akim Central Municipality. BSc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2014.

20. Effect of selective logging practices on the floral diversity, abundance and regeneration of the Asenanyo forest reserve in the Ashanti region of Ghana. BSc. Dissertation. BSc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2014.

19.  Assessment of the physico-chemical quality of the River Aboabo in the Kumasi metropolis. BSc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2014.

18. Microbial quality of Ice kenkey in the Central Business District of Kumasi in Ghana.

BSc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2014.

17. Effects of galamsey activities on the physico-chemical quality of River Birim in the Eastern region of Ghana. A case study in the Denkyembour District. B.Sc Dissertation .Submitted May, 2013.

16. Prevalence and intensity of urinary schistosomiasis in basic school children around lake Bosomtwe.  B.Sc. Dissertation.  Submitted May 2013.

15. Distribution of macro-invertebrates in the sand filter at the Barekese water headworks. B.Sc. Dissertation. Submitted May 2013.

14. Evaluation of heavy metal contaminants in some vegetables sold at the Atonsu market in Kumasi. B.Sc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2013.

13. The effects of poultry manure on the growth of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). B.Sc. Dissertation. Submitted: May 2013.

12. The diversity and abundance of macro-invertebrates in the university fish pond. KNUST, B.Sc. Dissertation. Submitted ; May 2012.

11. Effects of water stress on root characteristics of four local varieties of cowpea. B.Sc. Dissertation. Submitted ; May 2012.

10. Determination of trace elements in River Wiwi and River Sisa in Kumasi. B.Sc. Dissertation. Submitted ; May 2012.

9. The effects of environmental management as a means of controlling the prevalence of malaria in the Ejisu-juaben District. B.Sc. Dissertation. Submitted ; April 2012.  National Health Service sponsored project work.

8. The extraction and analysis oils from different varieties of mangoes (Mangifera indica (L) Walp). B.Sc. Dissertation. KNUST. Submitted ; May 2011.

7. The prevalence and intensity of urinary schistosomiasis in Weweso Basic school children Kumasi. B.Sc. Dissertation. Submitted ; May 2011.

6. Assessing the growth of tomato plants under urine and water irrigations. B.Sc. Dissertation. KNUST. Submitted ; April, 2010.

5. Evaluation of heavy metals in some spices sold at the Kumasi Central Markets. B.Sc. Dissertation. KNUST. Submitted ;April, 2010.

4. Effects of altitudes on plant regeneration and diversity along the lower South Kwahu ridge.  B.Sc. Dissertation. KNUST. Submitted ; April, 2010.

3. The distribution and species diversity of macro-invertebrates of the Wiwi River along the KNUST campus. B.Sc. Dissertation. KNUST. Submitted ; April, 2010.

2. The effects of water deficit on the growth of a local variety of maize; Zea may (L). var. “Obaatanpa”. B.Sc. Dissertation. KNUST. Submitted; April, 2009.

1. Effects of water stress on the growth and fruit yields of Vigna unquiculata (L). Sesqui-pedalis. B.Sc. Dissertation. KNUST. Submitted;  April, 2009

Postgraduate MSc Level.

 

1.  Effect of the Guiness Brewery Ghana Limited factory in Ghana on the water quality of the River Sisa in Kumasi, Ghana.  2021

 

Undergraduate   (BSc level)

1. Effects of different pre-treatment methods on the germination rate of Chrysophylum subnidum seeds. 2021

2. Effects of poultry and local synthetic fertilizer on the growth and yield of Okra. 2021

3. Effects of repellant activities of some organic substances on the cockroaches. 2021

 


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