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Godwil Madamombe

Godwil Madamombe
Marondera University of Agricultural Science and Technology · Horticulture

PhD Horticultural Science


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Godwil Madamombe currently works at the Marondera University of Agricultural Science and Technology in the Department of Horticulture. Godwil does research in Horticulture, Agronomy and Agricultural Plant Science. Their current project is on Macadamia seed germination and seedling growth, yield improvement in Macadamia using different technologies, Indigenous vegetable production, Tropical and Subtropical fruit production and Post harvest losses in addition to 'Mechanical harvesting of Tea'.
Additional affiliations
June 2019 - September 2021
Marondera University of Agricultural Science and Technology
  • Head of Faculty
  • Providing leadership to the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (proper direction, control and management of staff, property, equipment and financial resources), ensuring conducive working and learning environment, implementing the University and Faculty policies and objectives, developing and maintaining relations with Faculty Alumni and other stakeholders to enrich programmes offered in the Faculty and Resource mobilization - to support programmes and projects.
January 2015 - May 2019
Chinhoyi University of Technology
  • Lecturer
  • Lecturing Research and Extension in Horticulture
January 2014 - December 2014
South down Holdings, Chipinge, Zimbabwe
  • Training and Development Consultant


Publications (4)
Conference Paper
Rape (Brassica napus L.) is a major vegetable crop cultivated in several countries including Zimbabwe and is attacked by a variety of insect pests among them aphids. The increasing costs of application of synthetic pesticides, health risk posed by pesticide residues in food and the development of insecticide resistance are major concerns in the hor...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Labour costs and shortages and cost of production has resulted in the tea industries in central and southern Africa becoming unprofitable. This has led to the full mechanization of shoot harvesting by using hand-held and ride-on machines. However, it is evident that yield has declined with mechanical harvesting. Under mechanical harvesting, due to...


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