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Elizabeth Tettey

Country of origin: Ghana Currently in: Ghana, Takoradi General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background


2013 Master Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

Bio - ecology of Africa Rhinoceros Beetle, Oryctes monoceros Olivier (Coleoptera: Dynastidae) in Ghana. Its implication on management

Publications resulting from Research: 

Aidoo OF, Ding F, Ma T, Jiang D, Wang D, Hao M, Tettey E, Andoh-Mensah S, Ninsin KD and Borgemeister C (2022). Determining the potential distribution of Oryctes monoceros and Oryctes rhinoceros by combining machine-learning with high-dimensional multidisciplinary environmental variables. Scientific Reports 12:17439

Hao, M., Aidoo, O. F., Qian, Y., Wang, D., Ding, F., Ma, T., Tettey, E., Ninsin, K. D., Osabutey, A. F., & Borgemeister, C. (2022). Global potential distribution of Oryctes rhinoceros, as predicted by boosted regression tree model. Glob. Ecol. Conserv. 37:e02175. doi: 10.1016/j.gecco.2022.e02175

Aidoo OF, Hao M, Ding F, Wang D, Jiang D, Ma T, Qian Y, Tettey E, Yankey N, Dadzie Ninsin K and Borgemeister C (2022) The Impact of Climate Change on Potential Invasion Risk of Oryctes monoceros Worldwide. Front. Ecol. Evol. 10:895906 10.3389/fevo.2022.895906

Tettey, E., O. F. Aidoo, L. Arhin, R. A. Guimapi, F. K. Ablormeti, F. Dampare, R. Ampadu-Ameyaw, J. Cobbah, Y. Afram, F. Kwarteng, E. Twum, O. Bonsu, M. Dickinson, N. Yankey (2022). Farmers’ knowledge and farm-level management practices of coconut pests in Ghana: Assessment based on gender differences. PhytoFrontiersTM, 2:280-288

Yankey, E. N., Arhin, L., Dampare, F., Tettey, E., & Andoh-Mensah, E. (2022). Potential varieties for rehabilitating the coconut industry in Ghana. Phytopathogenic Mollicutes 12(1): 78. DOI: 10.5958/2249-4677.2022.00043.3

Aidoo, O.F., Cunze, S., Guimapi, R.A., Arhin, L., Ablormeti, F.K., Tettey, E., Dampare, F., Afram, Y., Bonsu, O., Obeng, J., Yankey, N. (2021). Lethal yellowing disease: insights from predicting potential distribution under different climate change scenarios. J Plant Dis Prot 128, 1313–1325.

W A Jonfia-Essien, E Tettey, (2016) Fat content and free fatty acid level of cocoa beans (Theobroma cacoa) relative to fermentation and storage periods • Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Controlled Atmosphere and Fumigation in Stored Products

Tettey, E., Jonfia-Essien, W.A. and Obeng-Ofori, D. (2014). The Impact of Insect Infestation on Stored Purpled Cocoa Beans. JENRM 1 (3): 8 – 13.

Mbahi, E.B, Jonfia-Essien, W.A. and Obeng-Ofori, D. (2013). Impact of Storage on the Purpleness of Cocoa Beans and Level of Insect Damage to Stored Cocoa Beans (Abstract). Ghana Science Association, 28th Biennial Conference Book of Abstracts, p 39. (Published)

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
Principal Technologist at Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Oil Palm Research Institute – Coconut Research Program, Ghana

Workshop and Conference Attended

2022 Webinar 1st International symposium on coconut Integrated Pest Management (IPM) by Philippine Coconut Authority and the International Coconut Community


Entomological Society of Ghana
CSIR – Research Staff Association, Ghana
Plant Protection Society, Ghana

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