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plant scientist , researcher

Eastonce Tendayi Gwata, plant scientist, researcher. Achievements include discovery of possible Pleiotropic effects between non-nodulation and pollen viability in soybean; development of Protocol for screening for effective promiscuous nodulation in soybean. Fund raising and runner American Heart Association, Gainesville, Florida, 2002; Member of Crop Science Society of America, Gamma Sigma Delta (life).

Background

Gwata, Eastonce Tendayi Son of Francis Tamanikwa and Gladys Gwata.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, 1989. Master of Science, University Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, Florida, 2003.

Career

National soybean breeder Department of Research, Harare, Zimbabwe, 1994—1998, national potato breeder Zimbabwe, 1997—1998. Research scientist International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Nairobi, Kenya, 2004—2007. Professor plant genetics and breeding University Venda, South Africa, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of possible Pleiotropic effects between non-nodulation and pollen viability in soybean. Development of Protocol for screening for effective promiscuous nodulation in soybean.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers public to professional journal (Dean award for high quality research contbg to science, 2003).

Membership

Fund raising and runner American Heart Association, Gainesville, Florida, 2002. Member of Crop Science Society of America, Gamma Sigma Delta (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Chess, jazz, soccer.

Connections

Married Angella Tamburirai Mukomondera, December 30, 1995. Children: Munozovepi, Ruzivo.

father:
Francis Tamanikwa

mother:
Gladys Gwata

spouse:
Angella Tamburirai Mukomondera

child:
Munozovepi Gwata

child:
Ruzivo Gwata