Phillemon Sithole

Phillemon Sithole
Assistant Agrometeorologist
Tel: 031 508 7400 (Switchboard)
Tel: 031 508 7435 (Direct)
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)