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Staff

NAME

PORTFOLIO

CONTACT DETAILS

SUBJECTS LECTURED

RESEARCH INTERESTS

CURRENT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Prof Francis Lewu

Head of Department

Field
Agronomy

Qualification
PhD: Botany University of Fort Hare

Tel: +27 21 864 5213/ 5533
Email: lewuf@cput.ac.za Office: Room AB4, Agri-Hub building, Wellington Campus

Research Methodology

Masters and PhD supervision

Production systems for field and horticultural crops, biotechnology.

Development of a reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction protocol for the expression profiling of the ammonium transporter gene 1; developing a novel protocol for protoplast isolation/ regeneration and transient gene expression in underutilised Legume; studies on the influence of essential micronutrients on growth and food quality of underutilised vegetables; use of winery waste in commercial agriculture.

Dr Morris Fanadzo

Head of Program: Agricultural Management

Senior Lecturer

Field
Crop Science

Qualification
PhD: Crop Science University of Fort Hare

Tel: +27 21 864 5211
Email: fanadzom@cput.ac.za
Office: Room AB5, Agri-Hub building, Wellington Campus

Agronomy 2A

Agronomy 2B

Plant Production 2A

Plant Production 2B

Production Systems Management

Crop Production IV (Advanced Diploma)

Integrated Research Project (Advanced Diploma)

Postgraduate students supervision

Cropping systems agronomy, climate smart agriculture, sustainable agriculture, integrated pest management, smallholder farming.

Water footprint analysis of table grape production in the Western Cape.

Control of fungal spoilage on apples using a yeast-based biological agent. Influence of water application rates on visitation by the South African honeybee and seed yield of onions.

Dr Hanlé Theron

Head of programme: Agriculture

Lecturer

Field
Viticulture and Oenology

Qualification
PhD: Viticulture Stellenbosch University

Tel: +27 21 864 5270
Email: theronh@cput.ac.za
Office: Room AB11, Agri-Hub building, Wellington Campus

Calculations

Agricultural Computer and Numerical Literacy

Biometry

Viticulture 2A

Viticulture 2B

Crop Physiology

Grape Quality Management

Table and Raisin Grape Production

Supervision of Master student

 

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Plant Physiology

Ecophysiology

Grapevine cultivation

 

Dr Ellana Hough

Lecturer

Field
Agricultural Economics

Qualification
PhD Agriculture (Economics) Stellenbosch University

Tel: +27 21 864 5275
Email: houghe@cput.ac.za
Office: Room AB9, Agri-Hub building, Wellington Campus

Agricultural Economics & Marketing

Agricultural Production Management

Agricultural Marketing Management

Agricultural Economics (Advanced Diploma)

Precision Agriculture, Conservation Agriculture, Sound Financing Principles

Long-term crop rotation trials at Langgewens Research Farm

Mr Nkosikhona Madolo

Lecturer

Field
Livestock Production
Pasture Science

Tel:+27 21 864 5229
Email: madolon@cput.ac.za
Office: Room AB6, Agri-Hub building, Wellington campus

Animal Nutrition

Livestock Production II and III

Pasture Science

Assessing critical factors influencing grazing patterns of beef cattle in peri-urban areas of the Western Cape.

Utilization of indigenous forage legumes/cultivar used for fodder conversion planning.

Cost-effective ways of improving the reproductive performance of dairy cows for smallholder farmers.

Impact of climate change on livestock production.

Veld rehabilitation programs in communal rangelands.

Utilization of indigenous knowledge systems in controlling endo-parasites and exo-parasites for small ruminants.

Annotation of indigenous forage trees with medicinal properties for livestock custodian in South Africa.

 

Mr Anton Nel

Lecturer

Health & safety officer

Field
Oenology
Crop Protection
Agricultural Engineering

Qualification
M.Sc. Agric. (Enology) Stellenbosch University

Tel: +27 21 864 5285
Email: nelap@cput.ac.za
Office: LB13, Agri-Hub laboratory, Wellington campus

Oenology I, II, III

Crop Protection I, III

Agricultural Engineering

Integrated Pest Management 470

Pinking of white wines

Anthocyanin & tannin extraction

Agricultural research

 

The cause and effect of pinking on white wines. DNA fingerprint the oldest rootstock block in South Africa, and to compare the fingerprinting with the original American parent vines.

Ms Nokululeko Mfeka

Lecturer

Field
Fruit Production

Qualification
M-Tech: Agriculture (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)

Tel: +27 21 864 5505
Email: mfekan@cput.ac.za
Office: Room AB8, Agri-Hub building, Wellington campus

Fruit production 2A, 2B

Plant Production I

Fruit and Crop Production

 

Mr Ben Saaiman

WIL Coordinator

Lecturer

Field
Work Integrated Learning
Extension Science

Qualification
M. Inst. Agrar. (Extension) University of Pretoria

Tel:+27 21 864 5539
Email: saaimanb@cput.ac.za
Room AB7, Agri-Hub building, Wellington campus

Agricultural Extension I

Extension Science/ Communication

Improving graduate employability in the agricultural sector through Workplace-Based Learning.

Ms Andiswa Bolilitye

Administrative Assistant/ Secretary

Tel: +27 21 864 5217

Email: bolilityea@cput.ac.za 

Office: Reception room, Agri-Hub building
Wellington Campus

     

Ms Faith Dibakoane

Assistant Librarian

Tel. +27 21 959 4455

Agriculture Library
Agri-Hub building
Wellington campus

     

Ms Sandisiwe Mabuyabuye

Laboratory Assistant

Agri-Hub laboratory office I
Wellington campus