Staff: Agronomy and Horticulture

Dr Walter Mahohoma

Senior Lecturer

Research interests

  • Crop water relations
  • Irrigation agronomy and management
  • Remote sensing
  • Agronomic modelling

Dr Tavagwisa Muziri  

Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:

  • Fruit Science
  • Postharvest,
  • Organic Agriculture.
 

Dr Pepukai Manjeru

Senior Lecturer

Research Interest:

  • Breeding crops for increased nutrition and tolerance to abiotic and biotic stress

Dr Veronica Makuvaro

Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:

  • Climate change and adaptation
  • Agronomy
  • Agro meteorology (crop bias); teaching & learning

Mr Munyaradzi Gwazane

Lecturer

Research Interest:

  • Climate change and Crop production
  • HIV related issues
  • TB and others public Health related issues.

Mrs Brenda Tsungai Makaure

Lecturer, Department of Agronomy

Mr Madhara Temba Mabarani

Lecturer, Department of Agronomy

Research Interests

  • Crop yield gap analysis
  • Resource-use efficiency,
  • Crop growth evaluation,
  • Cropping systems

Mr Misheck Chandiposha

Lecturer, Department of Agronomy

Research Interests

  • Food security
  • Climate change
  • Sugarcane
  • Horticulture
  • Field crops
  • Physiology
  • Post harvest technology of grain crops
  • Sustainable Agriculture and farming systems.

Mr I Pahla

Lecturer

Research Interests:

  • Biological control options, agents, predators, parasitoids and plant-insect pest interactions and biopesticides (botanical pesticides).
  • Sustainable production systems

Mrs T Gama

Lecturer

Research Interests:

  • Postharvest Physiology and Technology
  • Postharvest quality and Processing

Mr S Muzemu

Lecturer

Research interests:

  • Crop protection research strategies using biological control options, agents, predators, parasitoids
  • Plant-insect pest interactions and biopesticides (botanical pesticides).

Ms R M Mudyiwa

Assistant Lecturer

Research Interests:     

  • Plant Pathology

Mr Paul Chaibva

Technician

Research Interests

  • Plant breeding
  • Plant bio-technology
  • Crop yield gap analysis
  • Resource-use efficiency,
  • Crop growth evaluation,
  • Cropping systems

Mr E W Mhuru

Technician

Research Interests

  • Conservation Agriculture

Mr Athanas Guzha

Teaching Assistant, Department of Agronomy

Research Interests:

  • Use of molecular techniques to study and understand mechanisms that are fundamental in plant-microbe interactions.
  • Generation of new information that may help in the formulation of a blueprint of molecular interactions that exist between crops and biotic/abiotic factors.