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Regina Edziyie

Dr Regina Edziyie

Department Fisheries and Watershed Management

Office-location Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, Room 121

Research-areas

Lecturer

Phone:    Cellular (+233) 572 921 090                                  
Email:  edziyie@yahoo.co.uk;reedziyie.frnr@knust.edu.gh 
Department: Fisheries and Watershed Management
Office: Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, Room 121
Address: Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Kumasi, Ghana


Education

  • BSc Natural Resource Mgt - Major: Fisheries (KNUST, Kumasi)
  • MS Aquaculture/Fisheries (University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, USA)
  • MS Applied Geography- Water Resources (University of North Texas, USA)
  • PhD Environmental Sciences- Aquatic Ecology & Toxicology (UNT, TX)

 

Rresearch Interests

  • Pond Water Quality and Plankton Ecology, Aquatic Ecology
  • Aquatic Toxicology, Culture of ‘new’ Aquaculture Species,
  • Environmental Science and Education, Applied Geography.

 

Major Responsibilities

  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Extension/Outreach

 

Teaching

Currently Teaching

  • FSA 256: Aquatic Toxicology
  • FRM 356: Experimental Design and Data Analysis
  • FSA 357: Fisheries Ecology
  • FSA 354: Fisheries Management
  • FSA 371: Water Quality

Previously Taught

  • Introduction to Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Environmental Science
  • Earth Sciences (On-line)

Thesis/ Dissertation

  • Supervision of student projects (BSc., MSc. and PhD)
  • Internal Examiner - Department of Fisheries and Watershed Management, KNUST

Research

Projects

  • Home Country PI, Ghana USAID/AquaFish Innovation lab proposal- “Enhancing the nutritional value of tilapia for human health”.
  • Co-Investigator: BSU Outreach for Sustainable Agriculture & Aquatic Products in Ghana
  • Co-Investigator: DANIDA: Sustainable Fish feed development in Ghana (DFC file no. 13-P01-GHA, April 2014 – March 2017)

Publications

  • Edziyie, R. E. (2000). Some aspects of the reproductive biology of Chrysichthys species from ponds in Ashanti Region, Ghana. BSc. Thesis, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.
  • Edziyie, R. (2004). The Effect of Propanil on Five Pond Plankton Communities. Doctoral dissertation, MS Thesis, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Pine Bluff, AR, USA.
  • Neal, J.W., S. Shreay, N.E. Heitman, M.C. Leao, K. R. Winningham, R.E. Edziyie and C. Jackson. 2004.  Hybrid striped bass in urban ponds: a pilot study on angler demographics, attitudes and fishing success. Proc. Annual Conf. Southeast. Assoc., Fish & Wildlife Agencies 58: 130-138.
  • Coogan, M. A., Edziyie, R.E., La Point, T. W. and Venables, B.J.2007. Algal bioaccumulation of  triclocarban, triclosan and methyl triclosan in a North Texas Wastewater Treatment Plant. Chemosphere, 67(10):1911-1918. 
  • Edziyie, R., Perschbacher, P. W., & Ludwig, G. M. (2007, February). Phytoplankton succession in sunshine bass fry ponds and the effect of Aquashade®. In Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America (p. 273).                               
  • Perschbacher, P. U., Ludwig, G., & Edziyie, R. U. (2007, February). Effects of drift from 39 aerially-applied herbicides on production pond plankton and water quality. In Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America (p. 70).  
  • Perschbacher, P. W., G.M. Ludwig and Edziyie, R. 2008. Effects of atrazine drift on production pond plankton and water quality using experimental mesocosms. Journal of World Aquaculture Society, 39(1):126-130
  • Ludwig, G.M., Perschbacher, P. W., and Edziyie, R. 2010. The effect of the dye Aquashade on water quality, phytoplankton, zooplankton, and sunshine bass fingerling production in fertilized culture ponds. Journal of World Aquaculture Society,41(S1):40-48
  • Perschabcher, P. and R. Edziyie, G. M. Ludwig. 2 012. Row Crop Herbicide Drift Effects on water bodies and aquaculture. In Herbicides/ Book 3. Ed. M.N. A. E. Hassanem. Intech Publishers.

Meetings/Conferences

  • Over 20 oral/poster presentations at American and World Aquaculture conferences, Association of American Geographers Association, Sigma Xi meeting,  Regional and National Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry meetings, American Fisheries meeting etc

Extension/Outreach

  • Moderator, resource person, attendee, Women in Aquaculture, AquaFish Collaborative Research Support Program,  Workshop Programme  8-9th January 2013, KNUST, Kumasi & Akosombo, Ghana
  • Co-organizer and attendee, Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) Workshop, National Science Foundation RET site (UNT), 5th November, 2011. UNT, Denton, Texas.
  • Participant, Building Stronger Universities,  GEP Strategizing Outreach for Sustainable Agriculture and Aquatic Products in Ghana, 25th March, 2013, International Centre for Innovative Learning, Kumasi, Ghana

Guest Speaker

  • Arkansas State University, May 07, 2004. Effect of propanil on water quality & plankton in aquaculture ponds.
  • University of North Texas, Denton; Sediment Toxicology Class, October 29, 2009. Fate, transport and effects of triclosan and triclocarban in aquatic ecosystems.
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. September 06, 2011. Antimicrobials in waste-water receiving streams.

Member

  • Organizing Committee Regional SETAC meeting, 2005.
  • Student Activities Committee US Aquaculture Society, 2006.
  • Search Committee for GIS Faculty Department of Geography, UNT.