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/Mrs W M Pilime (Chiota)
Mrs W M Pilime (Chiota)

Position: Lecturer

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  • PhD Agronomy student, University of Pretoria, 2013- to date
  • Soil and Environmental Management, University of Zimbabwe, 2011
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources Management (Honours in Horticulture), Africa University, 2005

Research Interests

  • Plant nutrition,
  • Soil fertility,
  • Plant propagation


    • Wendy Mutsa Chiota, Prince Mabhiza, Paul Chaibva and Tsvakai Gama. 2015. Evaluating the effects of non-soil media on emergence and growth of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) International Journal of Biosciences | IJB |. ISSN: 2220-6655 (Print), 2222-5234 (Online)  Vol. 7, No. 3, p. 24-30, 2015 
    • Tsvakai Gama, Alice Tafadzwa Jazi, Marjory Takawira and Wendy Mutsa Chiota. 2015. Influence of indigenous ripening methods on quality and shelf life of bananas. MSUJSAT  (accepted)
    • Clyde Shereni, Wendy Mutsa Chiota and Tsvakai Mushayabasa. 2015. Evaluation of Coal Rubble and Pine Bark Media Mixture on Germination and Growth of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicon L.) Seedlings.  International Journal of Current Research in Biosciences and Plant Biology ISSN: 2349-8080 Volume 2 Number 8 (August-2015)
    • Charles Saruchera, Tsvakai Mushayabasa, James Chitamba and Wendy Mutsa Chiota. 2015. Effects of Hydration Time on Quality of Pretty Woman Roses. Int. J. Curr. Res. Biosci. Plant Biol. 2015, 2(7): 129-134
    • E. Svotwa, T. Chitambo, W.M. Chiota and M. Shamudzarira. 2014. Optimizing grass mulch application rate in flue cured tobacco float seedlings for the control of salt injury and improvement of seedling quality.  Sci. Agric,; 4(1) 43–49
    • J. Chitamba, F. Dube, W.M. Chiota and M. Handiseni, 2012. Evaluation of substrate productivity and market quality of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) grown on different substrates. International Journal of Agricultural Research, 7: 100-106.

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