Abteilung Grünland und Futterbau/Ökologischer Landbau

M.Sc. John Kormla Nyameasem

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Interests and experience

  • Improving productivity and ecological efficiency of ruminant livestock systems
  • Livestock and climate change
  • Forage utilization for enhanced herbivore nutrition





  • Wallace P A, Nyameasem J K, Adu-Aboagye G A, Affedzie-Obresi S, Nkegbe E K, Karbo N, Murray F, Leschen W, Maquart P-O (2017) Impact of black soldier fly larval meal on growth performance, apparent digestibility, haematological and blood chemistry indices of guinea fowl starter keets under tropical conditions. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 49(6):1163-1169, DOI:10.1007/s11250-017-1312-x
  • Adu E K, Asafu-Adjaye A, Hagan B A, Nyameasem J K (2017) The grasscutter: an untapped resource of Africa's grasslands. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 29(47), http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd29/3/jnya29047.html
  • Nyameasem J K, Amoah K O, Wallace P A, Adu E K (2017) Nitrogen partitioning and growth in grasscutters fed freshly cut Panicum maximum alone or supplemented with Leucaena lecocephala treated with 0, 1 or 2 per cent saline solution. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 29(24), http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd29/2/nyam29024.htm
  • Nyameasem J K, Adu E K, Amoah K O, Hagan B A (2016) The effect of male proximity on vagina patency, oestrus cycle length and feed intake of female grasscutters. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 48, 445 – 449, DOI: 10.1007/s11250-015-0972-7
  • Hagan B A, Nyameasem J K, Asafu-Adjaye A, Daffour-Oduro K A (2016) Predicting live weight of grasscutters using their linear body measurements. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 28(143), http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd28/8/haga28143.html
  • Hagan B A, Nyameasem J K, Asafu-Adjaye A, Duncan J L (2014) Effects of non-genetic factors on the birth weight, litter size and pre-weaning survivability of West African Dwarf goats in the Accra Plains. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 26(13), http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd26/1/haga26013.htm
  • Nyameasem J K, Borketey-La E B (2014) Effect of formulated diets on growth and reproductive performance of the West African giant snail (Achatina achatina). ARPN Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science. 9(1), 1-6, http://www.arpnjournals.com/jabs/research_papers/rp_2014/jabs_0114_626.pdf
  • Nyameasem J K, Borketey-La E B (2014) Pest incidence, mortality, aestivation, feed intake and growth in West African giant snails (Achatina achatina) reared under different housing systems. International Journal of Science and Technology. 3(5), 314-320, http://www.journalofsciences-technology.org/archive/2014/may_vol_3_no_5/8281611386264334.pdf
  • Karikari P K, Nyameasem J K (2009) Productive performance and Carcass Characteristics of Captive Thryonomys swinderianus fed Concentrate diets containing varying levels of Panicum maximum. World Applied Sciences Journal. 6(4), 557– 563, https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/5c69/5daf44fcb7c85cd2210c04bf90cc0eef12e6.pdf


Forschung und Publikationen