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Dr. Elizabeth Ngadze


BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD

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Biotechnology and Plant pathology

Faculty: Agriculture Environment And Food Systems
Department: Plant Production Sciences and Technologies
Research Category: Environment & Agriculture

Areas of expertise include food safety (mycotoxins and antimicrobial resistance), crop protection and tissue culture

Phone: +263 24 303 211

Matengu, T., Makaza, W., Ngadze, E., Rugare, T. J., Mazarura, U., & Gasura, E. (2021). Role of salicylic acid in disease resistance against Alternaria spp in tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum L.). Journal of Current Opinion in Crop Science, 2(4), 391-401.
Goko, M. L., Murimwa, J. C., Gasura, E., Rugare, J. T., & Ngadze, E. (2021). Identification and Characterisation of Seed-Borne Fungal Pathogens Associated with Maize (Zea mays L.). International Journal of Microbiology, 2021.
Choga, T., Ngadze, E., Rugare, J. T., Mabasa, S., Makaza, W., Gwatidzo, V. O., ... & Karubanga, G. (2021). Effect of Botanical Extracts on Late Blight (Phytopthora infestans) and Productivity of Tomato (Solanum esculentum). International Journal of Agronomy, 2021.
Masekesa, R. T., Gasura, E., Kujeke, G. T., Ngadze, E., & Chidzwondo, F. (2021). Induction of Somatic Embryogenesis and Organogenesis in Zimbabwean Sweet Potato (cv Brondal). Advances in Agriculture, 2021.
Goredema, N., Ndowora, T., Shoko, R., & Ngadze, E. (2020). Morphological and molecular characterisation of Streptomyces spp. which suppress pathogenic fungi. African Crop Science Journal, 28(4), 555-566.
Goredema, N., Ndowora, T., Shoko, R., & Ngadze, E. (2020). In vitro suppression of pathogenic fungi by Streptomyces spp. African crop science Journal, 28(2), 141-149.
Kujeke, G. T., Chitendera, T. C., Masekesa, R. T., Mazarura, U., Ngadze, E., Rugare, J. T., & Matikiti, A. (2020). Research Article Micropropagation of Livingstone Potato (Plectranthus esculentus NE Br).
Mutete, P., Mazarura, U., Gasura, E., Richardson-Kageler, S., Ngadze, E., & Kativu, S. (2019). Hyphaene petersiana dormancy and germination. Seed Science and Technology, 47(3), 377-383.
Mvumi, C., Marais, D., Ngadze, E., du Toit, E. S., & Tsindi, A. (2018). Effect of moringa extract on the leaf anatomy and yield potential of tomato infected by Alternaria solani. South African Journal of Plant and Soil, 35(5), 389-392.
Ngadze, E., Mashingaidze, A. B., & Sibiya, J. (2018). Weed density and biomass are reduced and plant growth and seed yield increased in common bean after solarisation with clear and black plastic. South African Journal of Plant and Soil, 35(3), 223-230.
Masekesa, T. R., Gasura, E., Ngadze, E., Icishahayo, D., Kujeke, G. T., Chidzwondo, F., & Robertson, I. (2016). Efficacy of Zeatin, Kinetin and Thidiazuron in induction of adventitious root and shoot from petiole explants of sweetpotato cv. Brondal. South African journal of botany, 104, 1-5.

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