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Dr. Peter Chinwada


PhD in Entomology (Kenyatta University), MPhil (University of Zimbabwe), BSc Hons in Crop Science (University of Zimbabwe)

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Plant protection
Integrated pest management
Crop protection
Insect ecology

Faculty: Science
Department: Biological Sciences and Ecology
Research Category: Bioscience

Phone: +263 242 303211

1. Machekano, H., Mvumi, B.M., Chinwada, P., Richardson-Kageler, S.J. and Rwafa, R., 2017. Efficacy of diatomaceous earths and their low-dose combinations with spinosad or deltamethrin against three beetle pests of stored-maize. Journal of stored products research, 72, pp.128-137.
2. Sande, S., Zimba, M., Chinwada, P., Masendu, H.T., Mberikunshe, J. and Makuwaza, A., 2016. A review of new challenges and prospects for malaria elimination in Mutare and Mutasa Districts, Zimbabwe. Malaria journal, 15(1), p.360.
3. Sande, S., Zimba, M., Chinwada, P., Masendu, H.T. and Makuwaza, A., 2016. Biting behaviour of Anopheles funestus populations in Mutare and Mutasa districts, Manicaland province, Zimbabwe: implications for the malaria control programme. Journal of vector borne diseases, 53(2), p.118.
4. Sande, S., Zimba, M., Chinwada, P., Masendu, H.T., Mazando, S. and Makuwaza, A., 2015. The emergence of insecticide resistance in the major malaria vector Anopheles funestus (Diptera: Culicidae) from sentinel sites in Mutare and Mutasa Districts, Zimbabwe. Malaria journal, 14(1), p.466.
5. Masukwedza, R., Mazarura, U., Chinwada, P. and Dimbi, S., 2013. The Biology of the Red and Green Morphs of the Tobacco Aphid, Myzus Persicae Nicotianae (Blackman) on Flue-Cured Tobacco. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 3(393-2016-23979), p.205.
6. Chinwada, P., 2012. Stemborer parasitism by Cotesia sesamiae and strurmiopsis parasitica and an assessment of the need to introduce cotesia flavipes into zimbabwe (Doctoral dissertation).
7. Giga, D.P., Chinwada, P. and Ampofo, J.K.O., 1993, September. Progress in bean bruchid research in SADC. In Proceedings, 2nd meeting of the Pan-Africa Working Group on Bean Entomology, 19–22 September 1993, Harare, Zimbabwe. (pp. 23-39). CIAT, Network on Bean Research in Africa.

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Fall Army Worm Compact Leader

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Fall Army Worm Compact Leader

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