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DR BRIGHTON MVUMI

Lecturer

DR BRIGHTON MVUMI
BSc Hons Agric (UZ), MPhil (UZ), PhD (NRI,UK)
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Mobile: 0772 419 983

Specialization: Postharvest Science and Technology, Agroprocessing, Stored Product Entomology, Pesticides and the Environment, Climate Change and Food Security.
Research Interests:
Postharvest Science and Technology/Stored Product Entomology, Agroprocessing, Pest biology and ecology
Integrated Pest Management (including the use of inert dusts, synthetic insecticides, pesticidal plants/botanical pesticides, natural enemies, and resistant cultivars; hermetic storage). Development of pest survey and sampling techniques, Pesticides and the Environment, Environmental Management, Climate Change and Variability, Seed science and technologies, Sustainable Agriculture including Conservation Agriculture

Publications

  1. Moyo, M., Mvumi, B.M., Kunzekweguta, M., Mazvimavi, K., Craufurd, P. and Dorward, P. 2012.Farmer Perceptions on Climate Change and Variability in semi-Arid Zimbabwe in relation to climatology evidence. African Crop Science Journal 20, Issue Supplement s2, 437-455.
  2. Nyahangare, E. T., Hove, T., Mvumi, B. M. , Hamudikuwanda, H., Belmain, S. R., Madzimure, J., Stevenson, P. C. 2012. Acute mammalian toxicity of four pesticidal. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 6(13), 2674-2680.
  3. Mhazo, N., Mvumi, B. M., Nyakudya, E. and Nazare, R. M. 2012. The status of the agro-processing industry in Zimbabwe with particular reference to small and medium enterprises. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 7 (11), 1607-1622.
  4. Chikukura, L., Mvumi, B. M., Chikonzo, R.andChenzara, C. 2011. Evaluation of selected indigenous pesticidal plant powders against stored maize and cowpeas insect pests. African Crop Science Conference Proceedings, 10, 219 - 222.
  5. Muzemu S., Mvumi, B.M.,Nyirenda S.P.M., Sileshi, G.W., Sola, P., Chikukura, L., Kamanula, J.F., Belmain, S.R., Stevenson, P.C. 2011. Pesticidal effects of indigenous plants extracts against rape aphids and tomato red spider mites. African Crop Science Conference Proceedings, 10, 169 – 171.
  6. Nyirenda, S.P., Sileshi, G.W., Belmain, S.R., Kamanula, J. F., Mvumi, B.M., Sola, P., Nyirenda, G.K.C., and Stevenson, P.C. (2011). Farmers’ ethno-ecological knowledge of vegetable pests and pesticidal plant use in northern Malawi and eastern Zambia. African Journal Agricultural Research6, 6, 1525-1537
  7. Kamanula JF, Sileshi, G., Belmain, S.R., Sola, P., Mvumi, B. M., Nyirenda, G.K.C., Nyirenda, S.P.N. and Stevenson, P.C. (2011) Farmers’ Pest management practices and pesticidal plant use for protection of stored maize and beans in Southern Africa. International Journal of Pest Management, 57, 1, 41-49.
  8. Nyagwaya, L. D. M, Mvumi B. M. and Saunyama I. G. M. (2010) Occurrence and distribution of Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 30, 4, 221–231.
  9. Madzimure, J., Nyahangare, E. T., Hamudikuwanda, H., Hove, T., Stevenson, P. C., Belmain, S. R. and Mvumi, B. M. (2011). Acaricidal efficacy against cattle ticks and acute oral toxicity of Lippia javanica (Burm F.) Spreng. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 43, 481-489.
  10. Stathers, T. E., Riwa, W., Mvumi, B. M., Mosha, R., Kitandu, L., Mgara, K., Kaoneka, B., Morris, M. (2008) Do diatomaceous earths have potential as grain protectants for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa: the case for Tanzania? Crop Protection 27, 44-70.

Dr Farai Mapanda

Chairperson

Dr. Farai MAPANDA,
Chairperson, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zimbabwe
Mobile Number: +263-772-573177 or +263-773-248185
Office Number: +263-4-303211 ext. 15530
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SKILLS SUMMARY
Environmental scientist with considerable experience in: (a) pollution and waste management; (b) soil-atmosphere interface exchange of primary greenhouse gases and greenhouse gas inventories in agricultural sector; and (c) integrated soil fertility management and nutrients budgeting.

QUALIFICATIONS
Doctor of Philosophy, UZ (2011); Master of Philosophy, UZ (2004); Bachelor of Science Honours in Agriculture (Soil Science), UZ (2000)
⊣⊢DPhil Thesis: Greenhouse gas exchange on arable land and its response to land management strategies in Zimbabwe
⊣⊢MPhil Thesis: Environmental effects of wastewater quality and management on soil and horticultural production in Harare

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

  1. Mapanda, F., Nyamadzawo, G., Nyamangara, J. and Wuta, M. (2007) Effects of discharging acid-mine drainage into evaporation ponds lined with clay on chemical quality of the surrounding soil and water. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 32, 1366–1375.
  2. Mapanda, F., Wuta, M., Nyamangara, J. and Rees, R.M. (2012) Nitrogen leaching and indirect nitrous oxide emissions from fertilized croplands in Zimbabwe. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosyst., 94, 85–96.
  3. Mapanda, F., Mangwayana, E.N., Nyamangara, J. and Giller, K.E. (2007) Uptake of heavy metals by vegetables irrigated using wastewater and the subsequent risks in Harare. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 32, 1399–1405.
  4. Mapanda, F., Wuta, M., Nyamangara, J. and Rees, R.M. (2011) Effects of organic and mineral fertilizer nitrogen on greenhouse gas emissions and plant-captured carbon under maize cropping in Zimbabwe. Plant and Soil, 343, 67–81.
  5. Mapanda, F. and Mavengahama, S. (2011) Assessment of selected soil nutrients and irrigation water quality in the dryland area of Chivi District. Scientific Research and Essays, 6, 2918–2927.
  6. Mapanda, F., Mupini, J., Wuta, M., Nyamangara, J.and Rees, R.M. (2010) A cross-ecosystem assessment of the effects of land-cover and utilization on soil emission of selected greenhouse gases and related soil properties in Zimbabwe. European Journal of Soil Science, 61, 721–733.
  7. Mapanda, F., Munotengwa, S., Wuta, M., Nyamugafata, P. and Nyamangara, J. (2013) Short-term responses of selected soil properties to clearing and cropping of miombo woodlands in central Zimbabwe. Soil and Tillage Research, 129, 75-82.
  8. Mapanda, F., Wuta, M., Nyamangara, J., Rees, R.M. and Kitzler, B. (2012) Greenhouse gas emissions from savanna (miombo) woodlands: responses to clearing and cropping. African Crop Science Journal, 20, 331–346.
  9. Mapanda, F., Mangwayana, E.N., Nyamangara, J. and Giller, K.E. (2005) The effect of long term irrigation using wastewater on heavy metal contents of soils under vegetables in Harare, Zimbabwe. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 107, 151–165.

10.Mavengahama, S. and Mapanda, F. (2012) Assessment of the nutrient status of soil amendments from selected wards of Chivi District, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Agricultural Res., 31, 4362–4367

  1. Tauro, T.P., Mapanda, F., Mtombeni, G., Shumba, A. and Dhliwayo, D.K.C. (2011) Soil Acidity: Is It a Problem in Large Scale Commercial Farms in Zimbabwe? Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 5, 168–174.
  2. Nyamadzawo, G., Mapanda, F., Nyamugafata, P., Wuta, M. and Nyamangara, J. (2007) Short-term impact of sulphate mine dump rehabilitation on the quality of surrounding groundwater and river water in Mazowe District, Zimbabwe. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 32, 1376–1383.
  3. Nyamadzawo, G., Chirinda, N., Mapanda, F., Nyamangara, J., Wuta, M., Nyamugafata P. and Olesen J.E. (2012) Land-use and land-use change effects on nitrous oxide emissions in the seasonally dry ecosystems of Zimbabwe: a review. African Crop Science Journal, 20, 551–562.
  4. Rees, R.M., Augustin, J., Alberti, G., Ball, B.C., Boeckx, P., Cantarel, A., Castaldi, S., Chirinda, N., Chojnicki, B., Giebels, M., Gordon, H., Grosz, B., Horvath, L., Juszczak, R., Klemedtsson, A.K., Klemedtsson, L., Medinets, S., Machon, A., Mapanda, F., Nyamangara, J., Olesen, J.E., Reay, D.S., Sanchez, L., Sanz Cobena, A. Smith, K.A., Sowerby, A., Sommer, M., Soussana, J.F., Stenberg, M., Topp, C.F.E., van Cleemput, O., Vallejo, A. Watson, C.A. and Wuta, M. (2013) Nitrous oxide emissions from European agriculture – an analysis of variability and drivers of emissions from field experiments. Biogeosciences, 10, 2671–2682.
  5. Tumbure, A., Wuta, M. and Mapanda, F. (2013) Preliminary evaluation of the effectiveness of Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. viceae strains in nodulating hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) in the sandy soils of Zimbabwe. South African Journal of Plant and Soil, 30, 233–239.
  6. Nyamadzawo, G., Shi, Y., Chirinda, N., Olesen, J.E., Mapanda, F. Wuta, M. Wu, W., Meng, F.,Oelofse, M., de Neergaard, A. and Smith, J. (2014). Combining organic and inorganic nitrogen fertilisation reduces N2O emissions from cereal crops: a comparative analysis of China and Zimbabwe. Mitig Adapt Strateg Glob Change, 22 (2), 233–245.
  7. Mudhiriza, T., Mapanda, F., Mvumi, B.M. and Wuta, M. (2015). Removal of nutrient and heavy metal loads from sewage effluent using vetiver grass, Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) Roberty. Water SA, 41 (2), 457–463.
  8. Gwenzi, W., Muzava, M., Mapanda, F., Tauro, T.P. (2015).Comparative short-term effects of sewage sludge and biochar on soil chemical properties, maize growth and uptake of nutrients and heavy metals on a tropical clay soil. Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 15 (6), 1395-1406.
  9. Svinurai, W., Mapanda, F., Sithole, D., Moyo, E.N., Ndidzano, K., Tsiga, A. and Zhakata, W. 2018. Enteric methane emissions and their response to agro-ecological and livestock production systems dynamics in Zimbabwe. Science of the Total Environment, 616–617, 710–719.

Book Chapters 

  1. Nyamadzawo, G., Mapanda, F., Wuta, M., Nyamangara, J., Nyamugafata, P. and Jiri. Z. 2011. Water Quality Monitoring of Yellow Jacket River, Mazowe, Zimbabwe: A Review. In: Alicia C. Ortiz and Nancy B. Griffin (eds). Pollution Monitoring. Nova Science Publishers, New York. pp. 245-254. ISBN: 978-1-61209-397-0
  2. Nkomo, G.V., Mapanda, F., Chiteka, A.Z. and Mutezo, W.T. (2013) Short-term effects of seed-dressing with associative-nitrogen-fixing bacteria on the establishment and early growth of maize in Zimbabwe. Natural Resources, Agricultural Development and Food Security Network, Italy. ISBN 978-88-96189-12-2.
  3. Nkomo, G.V., Mapanda, F., Chiteka, A.Z. and Mutezo, W.T. (2013) Short-term effects of seed-dressing with associative-nitrogen-fixing bacteria on flowering, silking and yield of maize in Zimbabwe. Natural Resources, Agricultural Development and Food Security Network, Italy. ISBN 978-88-96189-14-6
  4. Tumbure, A., Wuta, M. and Mapanda, F. (2010) An evaluation of the effect of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) on soil fertility of sandy soils in central Zimbabwe. In: Adipala, E., Tusiime, G. and Majaliwa, J.G.M. (Eds), Capacity building for food security in Africa. 2nd RUFORUM Biennial Conference, 10-24 Sep. 2010, Entebbe, CABI., pp 179-184 ISBN 1993: 8462
  5. Chinamo, D., Wuta, M., Mapanda, F. and Nyamadzawo, G. (2010) Potential of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) to improve soil physical properties of sandy soils in central Zimbabwe. In: Adipala, E., Tusiime, G. and Majaliwa, J.G.M. (Eds), Capacity building for food security in Africa. 2nd RUFORUM Biennial Conference, 10-24 Sep. 2010, Entebbe, CABI., pp 167-172 ISBN 1993: 8462

DR FLORENCE MTAMBANENGWE

Lecturer

DR FLORENCE MTAMBANENGWE
BSc Hons Biological Sciences (UZ), MPhil (UZ), PhD (UZ)
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Telephone: 0773 284 063

Specialization: Soil biology and fertility; Soil organic matter dynamics; Applied ecology; Climate change and variability; Carbon and nitrogen cycling; Environmental management; Biological nitrogen fixation; Farming systems analysis; natural resource management; Innovation systems approach; Participatory action research; Visual problem analysis

Publications:

  1. Mtambanengwe F., Mapfumo P., Chikowo R. and Chamboko T. 2012. Climate change and variability: smallholder farming communities in Zimbabwe portray a varied understanding. African Crop Science Journal, 20: 227 – 241
  2. Manzeke G., Mapfumo P., Mtambanengwe F., Chikowo R., Tendayi T. and Cakmak I. 2012. Soil fertility management effects on maize productivity and grain zinc content in smallholder farming systems of Zimbabwe. Plant and Soil. DOI 10.1007/s11104-012-1332-2
  3. Tittonell P., Scopel E., Andrieu N., Posthumus H., Mapfumo P., Corbeels M., van Halsemaf G.E., Lahmar R., Lugandu S., Rakotoariso J., Mtambanengwe F., Pound B., Chikowo R., Naudin K.,
  4. 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 Res. (2012), doi:10.1016/j.fcr.2011.12.011
  5. Nezomba, H., Tauro, T.P., Mtambanengwe, F. and Mapfumo, P. 2010. Indigenous legume fallows (indifallows) as an alternative soil fertility resource in smallholder maize cropping systems. Field Crops Research 115: 149-157.
  6. Tauro, T.P., Nezomba, H., Mtambanengwe, F. and Mapfumo P. 2010. Population dynamics of mixed indigenous legume fallows and influence on subsequent maize following mineral P application in smallholder farming systems of Zimbabwe. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 88: 91-101
  7. Mtambanengwe, F. and Mapfumo, P. 2009. Combating food insecurity on sandy soils in Zimbabwe: The legume challenge. Symbiosis 48: 25-36
  8. Nezomba, H. Tauro, T.P., Mtambanengwe, F. and Mapfumo P. 2009. Indigenous legumes biomass quality and influence on C and N mineralization under indigenous legume fallow systems. Symbiosis 48: 78-91
  9. Tauro, T.P., Nezomba, H., Mtambanengwe, F. and Mapfumo P. 2009. Germination, field establishment patterns and nitrogen fixation of indigenous legumes on nutrient-depleted soils. Symbiosis 48: 92-101
  10. Kanonge G., Nezomba H., Chikowo R., Mtambanengwe F. and Mapfumo P. 2009. Assessing the potential benefits of organic and mineral fertilizer combinations on maize and legume productivity under smallholder management in Zimbabwe. African Crop Science Conference Proceedings 9:63-70
  11. Mtambanengwe, F. and Mapfumo, P. 2008. Smallholder farmer management impacts on particulate and labile carbon fractions of granitic sandy soils in Zimbabwe. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 81: 1-15
  12. Nezomba, H., Tauro, T.P., Mtambanengwe, F. and Mapfumo, P. 2008. Nitrogen fixation and biomass productivity of indigenous legumes for soil fertility restoration of abandoned soils in smallholder farming systems. South African Journal Plant and Soil 25(3): 161-171
  13. Mapfumo P., Mtambanengwe F. and Vanlauwe B. 2007. Organic matter quality and management effects on enrichment of soil organic matter fractions in contrasting soils in Zimbabwe. Plant Soil 296:137-150.
  14. Nezomba H., Tauro T.P., Mtambanengwe F. and Mapfumo P. 2007. Biomass productivity of N2-fixing indigenous legumes on sandy soils under smallholder rain-fed conditions of Zimbabwe. African Crop Science Conference Proceedings 8: 1505-1512. 27-31
  15. Tauro T.P., Nezomba H., Mtambanengwe F. and Mapfumo P.2007. Field emergence and establishment of indigenous N2-fixing legumes for soil fertility restoration. African Crop Science Conference Proceedings 8: 1929-1935.
  16. Mtambanengwe, F. and Mapfumo, P. 2006. Effects of organic resource quality on soil profile N dynamics and maize yields on sandy soils in Zimbabwe. Plant and Soil 281:173-190.
  17. Mtambanengwe, F. Mapfumo, P. and Vanlauwe, B. 2006. Comparative short-term effects of different quality organic resources on maize productivity under two different environments in Zimbabwe. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 76: 271-284
  18. Mtambanengwe, F. and Mapfumo, P. 2005. Organic matter management as an underlying cause for soil fertility gradients on smallholder farms in Zimbabwe. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 73: 227-243.
  19. Mapfumo, P., Mtambanengwe, F., Mpepereki, S. and Giller, K.E. 2005. Tapping indigenous herbaceous legumes for soil fertility management by resource-poor farmers in Zimbabwe. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 109 (3-4): 221-233.
  20. Mtambanengwe F. and Mapfumo P. 1999. Nitrogen cycling in non-N2-fixing tree legumes: challenges for biological nitrogen fixation research in savanna ecosystems. Symbiosis 27:293-303.
  21. Mtambanengwe, F. 1998. Miombo litter dynamics: Potential carbon and nitrogen contributions to soil organic matter. Transactions of the Zimbabwe Scientific Association 72:48-54.
  22. Mtambanengwe, F. and H. Kirchmann. 1995. Litter from a tropical savanna woodland (Miombo): Chemical composition and C and N mineralization (1995)- Soil Biology and Biochemistry 27:1639-1651.
  23. Vermeulen, S.J., P. Woomer, B.M. Campbell, W. Kamukondiwa, M.J. Swift, P.G.H. Frost, C. Chivaura, H.K. Murwira, F. Mtambanengwe and P. Nyathi. 1993. Use of the SCUAF model to simulate natural miombo and maize monoculture ecosystems in Zimbabwe. Agroforestry Systems 22:259-271.Books/Book Chapters
  24. Mapfumo P., Chikowo R. and Mtambanengwe F. 2010. Lack of resilience in African smallholder farming: Exploring measures to enhance the adaptive capacity of local communities to climate change. Final Technical Report to the IDRC-DfID Climate Change Adaptation inAfrica (CCAA) program. University of Zimbabwe, Harare. 99 p.
  25. Mtambanengwe, F. and Mapfumo, P. 2008. Combating food insecurity on sandy soils in Zimbabwe: The Legumes dilemma. In: F. Dakora, S.B.M. Chimphango, A.J. Valentine, C. Elmerich and W.E. Newton (Eds.). Biological nitrogen Fixation: Towards Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Agriculture. Current Plant Science Biotechnology in Agriculture. pp 29-30.
  26. Mtambanengwe, F. 2006. Soil Organic Matter Dynamics as Affected by Organic Resource Quality and Management Practices on Smallholder Farms. DPhil Thesis, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Engineering, University of Zimbabwe.
  27. Mapfumo, P. and Mtambanengwe, F. 2004. Base nutrient dynamics and productivity of sandy soils under maize pigeonpea rotational systems in Zimbabwe. In: Bationo, A. (Ed.) Managing Nutrient Cycles to Sustain Soil Fertility in Sub-Sahara Africa. Academy Science Publishers/TSBF-CIAT, Nairobi, Kenya. pp. 225-238.
  28. Mtambanengwe, F., Mapfumo, P. and Kirchmann, H. 2004. Decomposition of organic matter in soil as influenced by texture and pore space distribution. In: Bationo, A. (Ed.) Managing Nutrient Cycles to Sustain Soil Fertility in Sub-Sahara Africa. Academy Science Publishers/TSBF-CIAT, Nairobi, Kenya. pp. 261-275.
  29. Mtambanengwe, F. and Mapfumo, P. 2003. Integrating organic resource quality and farmer management practices to sustain soil productivity in Zimbabwe. In: S.R. Waddington (Ed.), Grain Legumes and Green Manures for Soil Fertility in Southern Africa: taking Stock of Progress. Proceedings of a Conference held 8-11 October 2002 at the Leopard rock Hotel, Vumba, Zimbabwe. SoilFertNet and CIMMYT-Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe. pp 57-63.
  30. Mapfumo, P., Mtambanengwe, F., Mpepereki, S. and Giller, K.E. 2003. Adding a new dimension to the improved fallow concept through indigenous herbaceous legumes. In: S. Waddington (Ed.). Grain Legumes and Green Manures for Soil Fertility in Southern Africa: Taking Stock of Progress. Proceedings of a Conference held 8-11October, 2002 at the Leorpard Rock Hotel, Vumba, Zimbabwe. Soil Fert Net and CIMMYT-Zimbabwe, Harare. pp 67 – 74.
  31. Mapfumo, P, Chuma, E., Nyagumbo, I and Mtambanengwe, F. 2002. Farmer Field Schools: Facilitators’s Manual. Integrated Soil Water and Nutrient Management in Semi-Arid Zimbabwe. The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. 228 pp.
  32. Mapfumo, P, Chuma, E., Nyagumbo, I and Mtambanengwe, F. 2002. Integrated Soil, Water and Nutrient Management in Semi-Arid Areas: A Curriculum for Farmer Field Schools in Gwanda, Tsholotsho and Zvishavane Districts, Zimbabwe. Consultancy Report to the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. 39 pp.
  33. Mtambanengwe, F. 2000. Soil Organic Matter Dynamics in Natural and Disturbed Environments. MPhil Thesis, Dept of Biological Sciences, University of Zimbabwe.

DR MENAS WUTA

Lecturer

DR MENAS WUTA
BSc Hons Agric (UZ), MSc (Reading UK), PhD (Edinburgh)
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Telephone: 0772246341

Specialization: Soil Science: Pedology, Soil Survey and Land Evaluation
Publications:

  1. Mapanda, F., Wuta, M., Nyamangara, J. and Rees, R.M. 2011. Effects of organic and mineral fertilizer nitrogen on greenhouse gas emissions and plant-captured carbon under maize cropping in Zimbabwe. Plant and Soil, 343(1), 67-81. DOI 10.1007/s11104-011-0753-7
  2. Kundhlande, A., Nyakudya, I. W., Katsvanga C. A. T.,Wuta, M. and Gotosa J. 2012. Influence of Pinuspatula(Schltdl. and Cham.) plantations on dolerite soil properties in the Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe: A case study of Erin Forest Estate. International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, 7(1), 9-24.
  3. Nyamadzawo, G., Nyamugafata, P., Wuta, M. and Nyamangara, J. 2012. Maize yields under coppicing and non coppicing fallows in a fallow-maize rotation system in central Zimbabwe. Agroforestry Systems, 84: 273-286,DOI: 10.1007/s10457-011-9453-9
  4. Wuta, M. and Nyamugafata, P. 2012. Management of cattle and goat manure in Wedza smallholder farming area, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 7(26), pp. 3853-3859, DOI: 10.5897/AJAR12.038
  5. Nyamadzawo G., Nyamugafata, P., Wuta, M., Nyamangara, J.andChikowo, R. 2012. Infiltration and runoff losses under fallowing and conservation agriculture practices on contrasting soils, Zimbabwe. Water SA, 38 (2): 233-240, DOI: 10.4314/wsa.v38i2.8
  6. Rees, R. M., Augustin, J., Alberti, G., Ball, B.C., Boeckx, P., Canterel, A., Castaldi, S., Chirinda, N., Chojnicki, B., Giebels, M., Gordon, H., Grosz, B., Horvath, L., Juszczak, R., Kasimir-Klemedtsson, A., Klemedtsson, L., Medinets, S., Machon, A., Mapanda, F., Nyamangara, J., Olesen, J., Reay, D., Sanchez, L., Sanz-Cobena, A., Smith, K.A., Sowerby, A., Sommer, M., Soussana, J.F., Stenberg, M., Topp, C.F.E., van Cleemput, O., Vallejo, A., Watson, C.A. and Wuta, M. 2012. Nitrous oxide emissions from European agriculture; an analysis of variability and drivers of emissions from field experiments. Biogeosciences Discussions, 9: 9259-9288, DOI:10.5194/bgd-9-9259-2012.
  7. Mugandani. R, Wuta, M, Makarau, A, Chipindu, B. 2012.Re-classification of agro-ecological regions of Zimbabwe in conformity with climate variability and change. African Crop Science Journal, 20(s2): 361-369.
  8. Mapanda, F., Wuta, M., Nyamangara, J. and Rees, R.M. and Kitzler, B. 2012. Greenhouse gas emissions from savanna (Miombo) woodlands: responses to clearing and cropping. African Crop Science Journal, 20(s2): 385-400.
  9. Nyamadzawo, G., Chirinda, N., Mapanda, F., Nyamangara, J., Wuta, M., Nyamugafata, P. and Olesen, J.E. (2012). Land-use and land-use change effects on nitrous oxide emissions in the seasonally dry ecosystems of Zimbabwe: A Review. African Crop Science Journal, 20(s2): 553-564.
  10. Mapanda, F., Wuta, M., Nyamangara, J. and Rees, R.M. 2012. Nitrogen leaching and indirect nitrous oxide emissions from fertilized croplands in Zimbabwe. Nutrient Cycling in Agro-ecosystems, 94: 85-96, DOI 10.1007/s10705-012-9528-7
  11. Wuta M. (2000) Soils of a portion of Save Communal Area in Buhera District, Zimbabwe. A report of a soil survey and erosion assessment carried out for the Forestry Commission of Zimbabwe, Sept/Oct. 2000. Forestry Commission, Harare.
  12. Wuta M. (2000) Soils of a portion of Chivi Communal Area in Chivi District, Zimbabwe. A report of a soil survey and erosion assessment carried out for the Forestry Commission of Zimbabwe, Nov/Dec.2000. Forestry Commission, Harare.
  13. Mazvimavi D, Chapeyama O., Gambiza P. and Wuta M. (1997) Environmental impact assessment of the proposed Arcturus road - Pomona 132 kV powerline. Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA).
  14. Ndiweni, P.N.B., Masimbe, S., Wuta, M., Sikwila, M.N. and Mautsa, J.S. (1997) Report on survey to assess resources at institutions that could be available for the Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Agriculture (Management) degree program. University of Zimbabwe, College of Distance Education.
  15. Karima, A.C. and Wuta, M. (1995) Feasibility Study on the most appropriate mechanism of pumping water from Mangende (Zhombe) and Paraffin boreholes (Silobela) for small irrigation gardens and the suitability of the soils and water for irrigation. PLAN INTERNATIONAL ZIMBABWE.
  16. Wuta, M. (1995). The present status of soil survey in Zimbabwe. In: The Proceedings of the KENSOTER International Workshop, Nairobi, Kenya, 14 - 17 March, 1995. Ed. V. W. P. van Engelen. SOTER Report 9, ISSS-UNEP-ISRIC. Wageningen. pg. 49-52.
  17. Ndiweni P., Wuta M. and Masimbe S. (eds.) (1995). The Proceedings of the Workshop on U.Z. Faculty of Agriculture Research in Small Scale Farming Areas in Zimbabwe. UZ Farm, Harare, Zimbabwe, 1995. Friedrich Ebert Foundation Technical.
  18. Wuta, M. and Mabvurira, D. (1995) Soils of Mtao forest area- the causes of poor Eucalyptus sp. tree perfomance. Forestry Commission. Mvuma Area.
    Wuta, M. (1991) Soils of the proposed ADA Muzarabani Estate Extension, Muzarabani Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A596.
  19. Wuta, M. and Mzezewa, J. (1991) Soils of ADA Coburn Estate, Chegutu I.C.A. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A597.
  20. Wuta, M. and Mzezewa, J. (1991) Soils of the proposed Berejena Irrigation Scheme, Chivi Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A594.
  21. Kanyanda, C. and Wuta, M. (1991) Soils of the proposed Rupangwana Irrigation Scheme. Sangwe Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A591.
  22. Wuta, M. and Moyo, M. (1991) Feasibility study of Matibi No. 2 north of Tshingwesi river. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A574.
  23. Wuta, M. (1990) Soils of the proposed Takavarasha Irrigation Scheme. Chivi Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A533.
  24. Wuta, M. (1989) Soils of the proposed Munzviru Dam Irrigation Scheme, Masvingo Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A573.
  25. Wuta, M. (1989) Soils of the proposed Nyatate/Nyajezi Irrigation Scheme, Zimbiti Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A565.
  26. Kanyanda, C.; Garikayi, A. and Wuta, M. (1988) Soils of the proposed Shashani Irrigation Project, Tshatshani Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A558.
  27. Kanyanda, C and Wuta, M. (1988) Soils of some portions commandable by the proposed Palawan Dam, Ungova and Mberengwa Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A564.
  28. Wuta, M. (1988) Soils of portions near Mlezu river, Chiwundura Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A555.
  29. Wuta, M. and Kanyanda, C. (1988) Soils of portions near Gwanyika and Mtanke rivers, Gokwe Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A545.
  30. Wuta, M. (1988) Soils of the proposed extension of ARDA Sanyati, Sanyati Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A543.
  31. Wuta, M. (1988) Soils of Mudzonga/Kanhukamwe, Chiweshe Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A554.
  32. Garikayi, A. and Wuta, M. (1987) Soils of Mwenezi-Manyuchi Irrigation Scheme, Maranda and Matibi No.1 Communal Areas. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A542.
  33. Wuta, M. (1987) Soils of a portion near Mahusekwa, Chihota Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A538.
  34. Kanyanda, C. and Wuta, M. (1987) Soils of Chambuta Refugee Camp, Matibi No. 2 Communal Area. Department of Research and Specialist Services, Chemistry and Soil Research Institute. Pedology and Soil Survey Section- Report No. A533.

DR. SIMON MADYIWA

Lecturer

DR. SIMON MADYIWA
BSc Hons Agric (UZ), MSc(Silsoe college, UK), PhD (SA)
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Telephone: 0778 499 828

Specializations: Irrigation and drainage, water utilization and management

Publications

  1. Madyiwa, S., Schutte. C. F., Chimbari. M. J. 2006. Fate of lead and cadmium during disposal of digested sludge and treated wastewater by irrigation of star grass pasture. In: IWA Specialised Conference on Sustainable Sludge Management, IWA p. CD.
  2. Madyiwa. S. 2006. Modelling Lead And Cadmium Uptake By Star Grass Under Irrigation With Treated Wastewater. PhD Thesis. University of Pretoria. South Africa.
  3. Chimbari. M.J., Madyiwa. S., Mukaratirwa. S. 2005. Environmental And Health Implications Of Disposing Wastewater On Pasturelands: The Case Of Firle Sewage Treatment Plant, Zimbabwe J. World Resources Reviews.
  4. Madyiwa. S., Schutte. C. F., Chimbari. M. 2004. Lead and cadmium interactions in Cynodon nlemfuensis (star grass) and sandy soil subjected to treated wastewater application under greenhouse conditions. J. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C vol 29, Issues 15-27, pp 1043-1048. Elsevier. U.K. w.w.w. elsevier. com/locate/pce
  5. Madyiwa. S., Chimbari. M. J., Schutte. C. F., Nyamangara. J. 2003. Greenhouse studies on the phyto-extraction capacity of Cynodon nlemfuensis for lead and cadmium under irrigation with treated wastewater. J. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C vol 28, Issues 20-27, pp 859-867. Elsevier. U.K. Ltd.
  6. Madyiwa. S., Chimbari. M., Nyamangara. J., Bangira. C. 2002. Cumulative effects of sewage sludge and effluent mixture application on soil properties of a sandy soil under a mixture of star and kikuyu grasses in Zimbabwe. J. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C vol 27, issues 11-12, pp 747-753. Elsevier. Ltd.
  7. Madyiwa, S., Chimbari, M., Nyamangara, I. and Bangira, C. 2002b. Phytoextraction capacity of Coynodon lemfuensis (star grass) at artificially elevated concentrations of Pb and Cd in sandy soils under greenhouse conditions. In: Third WATERNET/WARFSA Symposium 'Water Demand Management for Suitable Development', Dar-es-Salaam, pp. 1-10
  8. Chimbari, M., Madyiwa, S., Musesengwa, R. 2001. Pollution implications of disposing wastewater on pastureland: a focus on heavy metals. In: 2nd WARFSA/WATERNET Symposium. Integrated Water Resources Management. Theory, Practice, Cases; Cape Town.
  9. Chimbari, M., Madyiwa, S., Musesengwa, R. 2000. A trend analysis of pollutants at sampling points in a biological trickling filtration system and on a farm where a mixture of effluent and sludge are disposed. In: 1st WARFSA/WATERNET Symposium. Sustainable use of water resources; Advances in education and research. Maputo. Mozambique.

Books

  1. FAO SAFR. 2002. Surface Irrigation Systems: Planning, Design, Operation and Maintenance. Savva. A. P., Frenken, K., Madyiwa. S., Chigura. P., Tirivamwe. L., Mthamo. V.. Irrigation Manual. Module 7. Planning, Development, Monitoring and Evaluation of Irrigated Agriculture with Farmer Participation. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations Sub-Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa (SAFR). Harare.
  2. FAO SAFR. 2002. Guidelines for the Preparation of Tender Documents. Savva. A. P., Frenken, K., Madyiwa. S., Tirivamwe. L., Mthamo. V. Irrigation Manual. Module 12. Planning, Development, Monitoring and Evaluation of Irrigated Agriculture with Farmer Participation. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations Sub-Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa (SAFR). Harare.
  3. FAO SAFR. 2002. Monitoring the Technical and Financial Performance of an Irrigation Scheme. Savva. A. P., Frenken, K., Sithole. P., Madyiwa. S., Lilja. T. Irrigation Manual. Module 14. Planning, Development, Monitoring and Evaluation of Irrigated Agriculture with Farmer Participation. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations Sub-Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa (SAFR). Harare.
  4. FAO SAFR. 2001. Irrigation Development: a Multi-faceted Process. Social, Economic, Engineering, Agronomic, Health and Environmental Issues to be Considered in a Feasibility Study. Savva. A. P., Frenken, K., Madyiwa. S., Mudima. K., Lilja. T. Irrigation Manual. Module 1. Volume I. Planning, Development, Monitoring and Evaluation of Irrigated Agriculture with Farmer Participation. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations Sub-Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa (SAFR). Harare.
  5. FAO SAFR. 2001. Irrigation Pumping Plant. Savva. A. P., Frenken, K., Madyiwa. S., Mudima. K., Lilja. T., Mthamo. V. Irrigation Manual. Module 5. Planning, Development, Monitoring and Evaluation of Irrigated Agriculture with Farmer Participation. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations Sub-Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa (SAFR). Harare.
  6. FAO SAFR. 2001. Sprinkler Irrigation Systems. Planning, Design, Operation and Maintenance. Savva. A. P., Frenken, K., Madyiwa. S., Mudima. K., Lilja. T., Mthamo. V. Irrigation Manual. Planning, Development, Monitoring and Evaluation of Irrigated Agriculture with Farmer Participation. Module 8. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations Sub-Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa (SAFR). Harare.
  7. FAO SAFR. 2001. Construction of Irrigation Projects. Savva. A. P., Frenken, K., Tirivamwe. L., Mthamo. V., Madyiwa. S. Irrigation Manual. Module 13. Planning, Development, Monitoring and Evaluation of Irrigated Agriculture with Farmer Participation. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations Sub-Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa (SAFR). Harare.
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