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Dr Regis Chikowo

Senior Lecturer
Dr Regis Chikowo 
Bsc. Hons, MSc, PhD
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Telephone: +263 772455838

Specialization: Agronomy, Soil fertility and plant nutrition management, Soil Chemistry,
Publications:

  1. Mapfumo P, Adjei-Nsiah S, Mtambanengwe F, Chikowo R, Giller KE 2012. Participatory action research(PAR) as an entry point for supporting climate change adaptation by smallholder farmers in Africa. Environmental Development. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envdev.2012.11.001
  2. Nyamadzawo G, Nyamugafata P, Wuta M, Nyamangara J, Chikowo R, 2012. Infiltration and runoff losses under fallowing and conservation agriculture practices on contrasting soils from Zimbabwe. Water SA 38(2): 233-240.
  3. Manzeke G, Mapfumo P, Mtambanengwe F, Chikowo R, Tendayi T, Cakmak I, 2012. Maize productivity and grain zinc nutritional value as affected by different soil fertility management practices in smallholder farming systems of Zimbabwe. Plant and Soil. DOI 10.1007/s11104-012-1332-2.
  4. Tittonell P., Scopel E., Andrieu N., Posthumus H., Mapfumo P., Corbeels M., van Halsema G.E., Lahmar R., Lugandu S., Rakotoarisoa J., Mtambanengwe F., Pound B., Chikowo R., Naudin K., Triomphe B., and Mkomwa S. 2012. Agroecology-based aggradation-conservation agriculture (ABACO): Targeting innovations to combat soil degradation and food insecurity in semi-arid Africa. Field Crops Research 132: 168-174.
  5. Mtambanengwe F, Mapfumo P, Chikowo R, Chamboko T 2012. Climate change and variability: smallholder farming communities in Zimbabwe portray varied understanding. African Crop Science Journal 20: 259-273.
  6. Mashavave T., Mapfumo P., Mtambanengwe, F., Chikowo, R., Gwandu T., Nezomba H. and Siziba S., 2012. Factors influencing participation of smallholder farmers in knowledge sharing alliances around SOFECSA Field-based Learning Centres. African Crop Science Conference Proceedings 10. 331 – 334
  7. Chikowo R, 2011. Climatic risk analysis in conservation agriculture in varied biophysical and socio-economic settings of Southern Africa. Network Paper 3 Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Johannesburg. 40 p.
  8. Nyamadzawo G, Nyamugafata P, Wuta M, Nyamangara J, Chikowo R, 2012. Infiltration and runoff losses under fallowing and conservation agriculture practices on contrasting soils from Zimbabwe. Water SA 38(2): 233-240
  9. Manzeke G, Mapfumo P, Mtambanengwe F, Chikowo R, Tendayi T, Cakmak I, 2012. Maize productivity and grain zinc nutritional value as affected by different soil fertility management practices in smallholder farming systems of Zimbabwe. Plant and Soil. DOI 10.1007/s11104-012-1332-2.
  10. Chikowo R, 2011. Climatic risk analysis in conservation agriculture in varied biophysical and socio-economic settings of Southern Africa. Network Paper 3 Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Johannesburg. 40 p.
  11. Chikowo R, Corbeels M, Mapfumo P, Tittonell P, Vanlauwe B, Giller K.E 2010. Nitrogen and phosphorus capture and recovery efficiencies, and crop responses to a range of soil fertility management strategies in sub-Saharan Africa. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 88: 59-77
  12. Chikowo, R, Faloya V, Petit S. and Munier-Jolain, N.M. 2009. Integrated weed management systems allow reduced reliance on herbicides and long-term weed control. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 132:237-242.
  13. Chikowo R, Corbeels M, Tittonell P, Vanlauwe B, Whitbread A, Giller K.E 2008. Aggregating field-scale knowledge into farm-scale models of African smallholder systems: Summary functions to simulate crop production using APSIM. Agricultural Systems 97: 151-166

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