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Details

Assistant Agrometeorologist
T: 031 508 7400
T: 031 508 7435 (Direct)
phillemon.sithole@sugar.org.za

Role

  • Acquisition and processing of weather data into useful decision support information for all industry stakeholders.
  • Producing regular sugarcane crop forecasts using the Canesim Crop Forecasting System and disseminating results to key industry stakeholders.

Expertise

  • Weather data acquisition and processing
  • Crop modelling

Research Interests

  • Soil-crop-climate interactions.
  • Web-based decision support tools (technology development).
  • Crop Modelling.

Qualifications

MSc. Agricultural Meteorology (University of Zimbabwe)