School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Asanda Mditshwa

Senior Lecturer and Researcher

Dr Mditshwa is a postharvest expert and he holds a PhD in Horticultural Sciences. Dr Mditshwa has over seven years’ experience in postharvest research. His research is focused on postharvest physiology and technology with special interest on finding effective non-chemical technologies for preserving quality and extending shelf-lifeHis research findings have been published in peer-reviewed international journals. To date, he has published more than 40 journal articles, conference proceedings and book chapters. Owing to his expertise, he is often invited by international journals and organizations to  be a reviewer for research articles and proposals.  

Research interests

  • Horticultural sciences,
  • Postharvest physiology and technology,
  • Crop production and management 

Research profiles