School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Prof Frits Rijkenberg

Professor Emeritus

Chair and Professor: Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, UKZN: 1988-1994 

Dean: Faculty of Agriculture, UKZN: 1994-1998 

Director: Centre for Rural Development Systems, UKZN: 1999-2003 

Chair and Professor: Rural Development: 2000-2004 

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), UKZN: 2003-2004 

 solutions to real-world global optimization problems.  


Research interests

  • Electron microscopy of the rust fungi with particular reference to their penetration of the host leaf