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Boniface B. Kayang

Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
University of Ghana


Dr. Boniface B. Kayang is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Animal Science, School of Agriculture, College of Basic & Applied Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon. He has a PhD in Molecular Animal Genetics and over 15 years of experience as a lecturer and researcher in universities and research institutions in Japan, France and Ghana.

Research Interest

His research interest is in conservation and sustainable utilization of local animal genetic resources with a focus on the development of microsatellite markers for genetic analyses of guinea fowl and grasscutter in Ghana.


  • Donkor ES, Lanyo R, Kayang BB, Quaye J and Edoh DA (2010). Internalization of microbes in vegetables: microbial load of Ghanaian vegetables and the relationship with different water sources for irrigation. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 13 (17): 857-861.

  • Yapi-Gnaore CI, Loukou NE, N'Guetta ASP, Kayang B, Rognon X, Tixier-Boichard M, Tour G, Coulibaly Y and Youssao I (2010). Diversities phenotypique et morphomotrique des poulets locaux (Gallus gallus) de deux zones agro-cologiques de Cote d'Ivoire. Agriculture 19 (6) 439-445.

  • Osei-Amponsah R, Kayang BB, Naazie A, Arthur PF and Barchia IM (2011). Characterisation of local Ghanaian Chickens: Growth performance evaluation based on Richards growth model and genetic size scaling. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 43: 1195-1201.

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