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Prof Emmanuel Mashonjowa

Deputy Dean of Science


Professor Emmanuel Mashonjowa

Qualifications: PhD, Biosystems Engineering, Ghent University, Netherlands, 2010; MSc, Agricultural Meteorology, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe, 2001; BSc, Honours Applied Physics, National University of Science Technology, Zimbabwe 1998.

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Phone: +263 242 303 211 Ext 15001/2

Research Interests: Climate variability; Biophysics; Climate modelling; Fruit science; Global climate model

  1. Masanganise, J., Basira, K., Chipindu, B., Mashonjowa, E. and Mhizha, T., 2013. Testing the utility of a crop growth simulation model in predicting maize yield in a changing climate in Zimbabwe.
  2. Mashonjowa, E., Ronsse, F., Milford, J.R. and Pieters, J.G., 2013. Modelling the thermal performance of a naturally ventilated greenhouse in Zimbabwe using a dynamic greenhouse climate model. Solar Energy, 91, pp.381-393.
  3. Zirebwa, F.S., Mashonjowa, E., Chipindu, B. and Mhizha, T., 2012. Citrus crop water requirements in northern Zimbabwe: significance of the whole season irrigation calendar
  4. Masanganise, J., Chipindu, B., Mhizha, T. and Mashonjowa, E., 2012. Model prediction of maize yield responses to climate change in north-eastern Zimbabwe. African Crop Science Journal, 20(2), pp.505-515.
  5. Mashonjowa, E., 2010. Modelling heat and mass transfer in a greenhouse: an aid to greenhouse design and climate control for greenhouse rose production in Zimbabwe (Doctoral dissertation, Ghent University).
  6. Mashonjowa, E., Milford, J.R., Pieters, J. and Uchida Frausto, H., 2007. The effect of covering material on the microclimate of rose plants in a greenhouse. In 4th International symposium on Rose Research and Cultivation (Vol. 751, pp. 51-59). International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS).
  7. Mashonjowa, E., Ronsse, F., Pieters, J.G. and Lemeur, R., 2007. Modelling heat and mass transfer in a naturally ventilated greenhouse in Zimbabwe. Communications in agricultural and applied biological sciences, 72(1), pp.239-243.
  8. Mukanganyama, S., Widersten, M., Naik, Y. S., Mannervik, B., & Hasler, J. A. (2002). Inhibition of glutathione S‐transferases by antimalarial drugs possible implications for circumventing anticancer drug resistance. International journal of cancer, 97(5), 700-705.
  9. Mukanganyama, S., Naik, YS., Widersten, M., Mannervik,B., Hasler, JA. (2001). Proposed reductive metabolism of artemisinin by glutathione transferases in vitro. Free radical research 35 (4), 427-434
  10. Mukanganyama, S., Masimirembwa, CM., Naik, YS, Hasler, JA. (1997). Phenotyping of the glutathione S-transferase M1 polymorphism in Zimbabweans and the effects of chloroquine on blood glutathione S-transferases M1 and A. Clinica chimica acta 265 (2), 145-155
Grants & Funding (current and past projects)

Assessing adaptation capacity of crop management strategies for small holder farmers in Zimbabwe. The project is funded by START through their Grants for Global Environmental Change Research initiative (2013).


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