HIGH-YIELDING HYBRID MAIZE VARIETIES RELEASED BY CSIR-CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Five (5) high-yielding hybrid maize varieties developed by scientists from the CSIR-Crops Research Institute, have all been approved and recommended for releaseRead more
DR. MAXWELL DARKO ASANTE APPOINTED ACTING DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF CSIR-CRI
The CSIR-Crops Research Institute has appointed Dr. Maxwell Darko Asante, a Senior Research Scientist at the Institute as its new acting Deputy Director, with effect from 1st January, 2022READ MORE
Welcome to Crops Research Institute
CRI has a broad research mandate covering all food and industrial crops. These include maize, rice, Cowpea, soybean and groundnut. Others are Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Sweetpotato, Vegetables and Fruit crops, plantain and bananas.
Certified Ultra Modern Biotechnology Lab
Measures to curb the spread of covid 19
The Safety Measures will help ensure early case detection of all suspected cases
Improving agriculture productivity with improved technologies
Develop and disseminate demand-driven technologies and build capacity for sustainable food and industrial crops productivity to enhance livelihoods.
To become a Centre of Excellence for Agricultural Research, Innovation and Capacity Building for Development.
CRI has a broad research mandate covering all food and industrial crops. These include maize, rice, Cowpea, soybean and groundnut. Others are Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Sweetpotato, Vegetables and Fruit crops, plantain and bananas
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Qualification: PhD, Plant Breeding
Dr. (Mrs) Priscilla Francisco RibeiroSenior Research Scientist
Qualification: PhD. (Plant Breeding)
Dr. Maxwell Darko AsantePrincipal Research Scientist
Qualification: Ph.D. Plant Breeding
Dr. (Mrs) Ruth Naa Ashiokai PrempehSenior Research Scientist
Division/Section: Horticulture/ Plantain
Mr. Beloved Mensah DzomekuPrincipal Research Scientist
Csir College Of Science & Technology
Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for enrollment into practical-oriented and industry-focused postgraduate degree programmes. The College admits students all year around. The College runs two sessions, May and September Sessions.
- MPhil Soil Health and Environmental Resources Management, CSIR-Soil Research Institute, Kumasi Campus – WEEKEND
- MSc Soil Health and Environmental Resources Management, CSIR-Soil Research Institute, Kumasi Campus – WEEKEND
- MPhil Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, CSIR-Crops Research Institute, Kumasi Campus – WEEKEND
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