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DR FARAI MAPANDA
BSc Hons Agric (UZ), MPhil (UZ), PhD UZ
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Specialization: Soil and environmental chemistry, with bias on soil productivity, soil-atmosphere interface exchange of greenhouse gases and heavy metal pollution chemistry

Publications:

  1. Mapanda, F., M. Wuta, J.Nyamangara, R.M. Rees and B. Kitzler (2012) Greenhouse gas emission from Savanna (Miombo) Woodlands and its short-term response to clearing and cropping in Zimbabwe. (In Preparation)
  2. Mapanda, F., M. Wuta, J.Nyamangara and R.M. Rees (2012) Nutrient leaching and greenhouse gas emissions from fertilized croplands in Zimbabwe. (In preparation) nitrogen on greenhouse gas emissions and plant-captured carbon under maize cropping in Zimbabwe. Plant and Soil, 343, 67-81.
  3. Mapanda, F. and S. Mavengahama (2011) Assessment of selected soil nutrients and irrigation water quality in the dryland area of Chivi District, Zimbabwe. Scientific Research and Essays, 6, 2918-2927.
  4. Mapanda, F., M. Wuta, J.Nyamangara and R.M. Rees (2011) Short-term effects of reduced and conventional tillage on plant-captured carbon and soil emissions of greenhouse gas under maize cropping in central Zimbabwe. Soil Use and Management, (under second review: Manuscript ID: SUM-2011-080.R1)
  5. 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.
  6. Mapanda, F., J. Mupini, M. Wuta, J.Nyamangara and R.M. Rees (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., G. Nyamadzawo, J. Nyamangara and M. Wuta (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.
  8. Mapanda, F., E.N. Mangwayana, J. Nyamangara and K.E. Giller (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.
  9. 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.
  10. Mapanda, F., E.N. Mangwayana, J. Nyamangara and K.E. Giller (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.
  11. Mapanda, F. and L.M. Mugwira (2009) A review of fertilizer recommendations for maize production in Zimbabwe. Accepted: Southern African Journal of Agriculture and Science (Midlands States University) (in press).
  12. Mapanda, F., M. Wuta, J.Nyamangara, R.M. Rees and B. Kitzler (2012) Greenhouse gas emission from Savanna (Miombo) Woodlands and its short-term response to clearing and cropping in Zimbabwe. (In Preparation)
  13. Mapanda, F., M. Wuta, J.Nyamangara and R.M. Rees (2012) Nutrient leaching and greenhouse gas emissions from fertilized croplands in Zimbabwe. (In preparation)

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