Prof. Dr. Samuel G.K. Adiku

Profile

Academic positionFull Professor
Research fieldsPlant Production, Plant Nutrition, Agricultural Engineering,Soil Sciences
KeywordsSoil physics, Agricultural Systems Simulation/Modelling, Plant growth and water uptake, Soil and environmental Sciences, Rangeland modelling
Honours and awards

2012: Director, Academic Quality Assurance, University of Ghana

2012: Humboldt Alumni Award

Current contact address

CountryGhana
CityLegon, Accra
InstitutionUniversity of Ghana
InstituteDepartment of Soil Science

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Manfred RengerInstitut für Ökologie, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin
Prof. Dr. John D. TenhunenBayreuther Institut für Terrestrische Ökosystemforschung, Universität Bayreuth, Bayreuth
Prof. Dr. Bernd MarschnerGeographisches Institut, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum
Dr. Gerrit de RooijStandort Halle/Saale, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ, Halle
Dr. Heidi WebberProgrammbereich 3 „Agrarlandschaftssysteme“, Leibniz-Zentrum für Agrarlandschaftsforschung (ZALF) e. V., Müncheberg
Start of initial sponsorship01/12/1997

Program(s)

1997Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme

Publications (partial selection)

2017Häring, V., Manka’abusi, D., Akoto-Danso, E.K., Werner, S., Atiah, K., Steiner, C., Lompo, D.J.P., Adiku, S., Buerkert, A., and Marschner, B. Effects of biochar, waste Water irrigation and fertilization on soil properties in West African urban agriculture. . In: Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-10718-y , 2017,
2009Tenhunen, J, Geyer R., Adiku S., Reichstein M., Tappeiner, U., Bahn M., Cernusca A., Dinh N.Q., Kolcum O., Otieno D., Schmidt M., Schmitt M., Wang Q., Wartinger M., and Wohlfart G. Influences of changing land use and CO2 concentration on ecosystem and landscape level carbon and water balances in mountainous terrain of Stubai Valley, Austria. Global and Planetary Change 67:29-43 . In: . Global and Planetary Change , 2009, 29-43
2006 S.G.K Adiku, M. Reichstein, A. Lohila, N.Q. Dinh, M. Aurela, T. Laurila, J. Jueers and J.D. Tenhunen: PIXGRO: A model for simulating the ecosystem CO2 exchange and growth of spring barley. . In: Ecological Modeling, , 2006, 260-276
2005Quang Wang, Samuel Adiku, John Tenhunen and Andre Granier: On the relation of NDVI with leaf area index in a deciduous forest site. . In: Remote Sensing of Environment, 2005, 244-255
2005Quang Wang, Samuel Adiku, John Tenhunen and Andre Granier : On the relation of NDVI with leaf area index in a deciduous forest site. . In: Remote Sensing of Environment, , 2005, 244-255
2005Otieno, D.O. Scmidt, MWT, Adiku, S. and Tenhunen J.: Physiological and morphological responses to water stress in two Acacia species from contrasting habitats. . In: Tree Physiology, 2005, 361-371