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Kennedy Zimba


PhD Candidate (Entomology)

Researcher Profile

PhD Research

My PhD research is focusing on identifying resistance mechanisms in conventionally and mutagenesis derived genotypes of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) and cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) as well as evaluating the potential of using silicon to manage aphids on cowpea 

Research Interests

  • Biological control 
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Biopesticides
  • Insect chemical ecology

Professional Membership

  • Association for Applied Biologists (AAB) - Member
  • Entomological Society of America (ESA) - Member
  • Entomological Society of Southern Africa (ESSA) - Member

Academic Department: Agriculture and Environment

Tel: +447444899165

Office: HAU-08 Agri-Epi Centre

Research profile: ORCID



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