Samuel Y. C. Essah
Research Scientist, Department of Horticulture and Landscape
Colorado State University
San Luis Valley Research Center
0249 East Road 9 North
Center, CO 81125
Phone: 719-754-3594, ext. 13
Agronomy and Seed Technology, Alabama A&M University, 1999.
Crop Production and Agricultural Ecosystems, University of Guelph,
Agricultural Science (Major: Crop Science), University of Science and
Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 1989.
Position and Research Program:
Potato Production, Physiology, and Storage Project Leader.
Research activities emphasize cultural management practices to develop
cultivar specific management profiles for existing and new potato cultivars.
Additional emphasis is being placed on Potato Storage Research. Other
responsibilities include green-sprouting minitubers to break dormancy of long
dormant cultivars before planting. Samuel's research enables him to work
closely with growers and other potato industry personnel.
- Potato Association of America
- Global Potato News
- American Society of Agronomy
- Crop Science Society of America
- Weed Science Society of America.
Samuel, a native of Ghana, was raised on a multiple cropping
farm. He is married to Mercy.
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