FORIG Related Publications

  • Wagner, M.R., J.R. Cobbinah, P.P. Bosu. 2008. Forest Entomology in West Tropical Africa: Forest Insects of  Ghana, Second Edition. Springer Academic Press, Dordrecht, The Netherlands 244pp.
  • Nichols, J.D., M.R.Wagner and J.R. Cobbinah. 2002. Using resistance in tropical plantations. pp 287-310 InMechanisms and Deployment of Resistance in Trees to Insects. M.R. Wagner, K.M. Clancy, T.D. Paine and F. Lieutier (Editors),  Kluwer Academic Press, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 332 pp.
  • Cobbinah, J.R. and  M.R. Wagner (Editors) 2001. Research Advances in Restoration of  Iroko as a Commercial Species in West Africa. International Tropical Timber Organization. Odum Workshop. November 2000. Kumasi, Ghana. 134pp.
  • Bosu, P.P., J.R. Cobbinah, J.D. Nichols, E.E. Nkrumah and M.R. Wagner. 2006. Survival and growth of mixed plantations of Milicia excelsa and Terminalia superba 9 years after planting in Ghana. Forest Ecology and Management 233: 352-357.
  • Bosu, P.P., J.R. Cobbinah, E. Frempong, J.D. Nichols and M. R. Wagner. 2005. Evaluation in Ghana of indigenous parasitoids of the Iroko (Milicia) gall bug, Phytolyma lata (Scott)(Homoptera: Psyllidae).  Ghana Journal of Forestry 15/16: 1-12
  • Bosu, P.P., J. R. Cobbinah, E.E. Nkrumah, E. Frempong and M. R. Wagner. 2003.  A quantitative evaluation of indigenous predators on the Iroko gall bug Phytolyma lata (Scott) (Homoptera: Psyllidae) in Ghana. Ghana Journal of Forestry 11(2): 39-50.
  • Bosu, P.P.,  J.R. Cobbinah,  B. Darko-Obiri,  E.E. Nkrumah,  S.S. Stephens, and M.R. Wagner.  2010.  Handbook on Mixed Indigenous Species Plantations in Ghana. Forestry Research Institute of Ghana Special Publication. 34 pp.
  • Cobbinah, J.R., M.R. Wagner, D.A. Ofori, V.K. Agyeman and S. Adu-Bredu. 2001.  Sustainable production of Iroko: Critical issues. pp. 113-118. In: Research Advances in Restoration of Iroko as a Commercial Species in West Africa.  Cobbinah, J.R. and  M.R. Wagner (Editors).  International tropical Timber Organization. Odum Workshop. Nov 2000. Kumasi, Ghana. 134pp.
  • Ofori, D.A., J.R. Cobbinah, J. Appiah-Kwarteng, M.R. Wagner, and Y. Lin. 2001.  Cloning of Phytolyma resistant lines of Milicia species (Odum/Iroko) for plantation establishment. pp. 103-112. In: Research Advances in Restoration of Iroko as a Commercial Species in West Africa.  Cobbinah, J.R. and  M.R. Wagner (Editors).  International Tropical Timber Organization. Odum Workshop.  Nov 2000. Kumasi, Ghana. 134pp.
  • Bosu, P.P., J.R. Cobbinah and M.R. Wagner. 2001.  Feasibility of biological control of Pytolyma lata in Africa. pp. 77-90. In: Research Advances in Restoration of Iroko as a Commercial Species in West Africa.  Cobbinah, J.R. and  M.R. Wagner (Editors).  International Tropical Timber Organization. Odum Workshop. Nov 2000. Kumasi, Ghana. 134pp.
  • Wagner, M.R., V.K. Agyeman, J.R. Cobbinah, D.A. Ofori and J.D. Nichols.  2001. Agroforestry and mixed species plantations as pest management strategies for Phytolyma lata in West Africa.  pp. 65-76. In: Research Advances in Restoration of Iroko as a Commercial Species in West Africa.  Cobbinah, J.R. and  M.R. Wagner (Editors).  International Tropical Timber Organization. Odum Workshop. Nov 2000. Kumasi, Ghana. 134pp.
  • Taylor, D.A.R., B.O. Kankam and M.R. Wagner. 2001. The role of the fruit bat, Eidolon helvum, in seed dispersal, survival, and germination in Milicia excelsa, a threatened West African hardwood. pp. 29-40. In: Research Advances in Restoration of Iroko as a Commercial Species in West Africa.  Cobbinah, J.R. andM.R. Wagner (Editors).  International Tropical Timber Organization. Odum Workshop. Nov 2000. Kumasi, Ghana. 134pp. 
  • Nichols, J.D., M.R. Wagner, V.K. Agyeman and J.R. Cobbinah.  2001.  Patterns of occurrence of Milicia species in natural forest and its relationship to Phytolyma lata. pp. 11-28.  In: Research Advances in Restoration of Iroko as a Commercial Species in West Africa.   Cobbinah, J.R. and M.R. Wagner (Editors). International Tropical Timber Organization. Odum Workshop. Nov 2000. Kumasi, Ghana.
  • Cobbinah, J.R., V.K. Agyeman, D.A. Ofori and M.R. Wagner.  2001.  Overview of the Iroko (Milicia excelsa) project: 1986 – 2000. pp. 1-10. In: Research Advances in Restoration of Iroko as a Commercial Species in West Africa.  Cobbinah, J.R. and M.R. Wagner (Editors).  International Tropical Timber Organization.  Odum Workshop. Nov 2000. Kumasi, Ghana. 134pp.
  • Agyeman, V.K., J.D. Nichols, M.R. Wagner, J.R. Cobbinah and A. Poku-Nyame.  2001. Natural regeneration patterns of Milicia species in the tropical high forests of Ghana. In: Sustainable Production of Milicia spp (Iroko) in West Africa: Role of Integrated Pest Management and Natural Regeneration. J.R. Cobbinah and M.R. Wagner (Editors).  International Tropical Timber Organization Odum Workshop. November, 2000.  Kumasi, Ghana. 134pp.
  • Wagner, M.R., J.R. Cobbinah, and D.A. Ofori.  1996.  Companion planting of the nitrogen fixing Gliricidia sepium with the tropical timber species Milicia excelsa and its impact on the gall-forming insect Phytolyma lata. pp. 264-271.  In: Dynamics of Forest Herbivory: Quest for Pattern and Principle.  W.J. Mattson, P. Niemela, and M. Rousi (Editors).  USDA For. Ser. Gen. Tech. Rpt. NC-183.  North Central Forest Experiment Station, St. Paul, MN.  286 pp.