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Academic Leader: Research
  Prof Hussein Shimelis

Position:

Professor 

SASRI Chair of Crop Science

 

 

 

Office Block:

Room 104

First Floor

Rabie Saunders Building

Agriculture Campus

Pietermaritzburg

KwaZulu-Natal

Telephone:

+27 (0) 33 260 6474

Email:

shimelish@ukzn.ac.za

 


Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), South Africa.  Interested in genetic improvement of crops for yield gains and biotic and abiotic stress tolerance. Mentors a large pool of postgraduate students in Plant Breeding and Crop Science. Published 150 articles.  He has supervised to graduation 26 PhD and 19 MSc students. He serves as Research Leader of  the School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences and Deputy Director of the African Center for Crop Improvement at UKZN.

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