Details

Assistant Research officer: Variety Evaluation
Tel: 031 508 7400 (Switchboard)
Tel: 031 508 7540 (Direct)
Email: lindani.mchunu@sugar.org.za

Role

  • To conduct and assist with research within variety-related projects
  • To plan and coordinate variety field trials across SA sugar industry

Expertise

• Data analysis, agronomy, plant breeding

Research Interests

• Varietal responses to different agronomic practices
• Developing decision support tools for extension specialists and sugarcane growers
• Communicating new technology through research for small-scale sugarcane growers

Qualifications

• BSc Agriculture (Plant Science) – University of KwaZulu-Natal
• MSc Agriculture (Crop Science) – University of KwaZulu-Natal