Tichaedza John Chikuvire

Department: Crop  Science


  • MPhil. in Soil fertility management from University of Zimbabwe.
  • BSc. Agriculture (Honours) in Soil Science from the University of Zimbabwe

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Soil fertility management and climate change
  • Current research projects: Potential of biochar for soil fertility improvement and climate change mitigation in Zimbabwe.

Recent publications (2010 to 2013):

  1. Nyakudya I.W., L. Jimu, V. Muripira and T.J. Chikuvire. 2012. A comparative analysis of yield performance of maize (Zea mays L.) under different tillage methods in Musana communal area, Zimbabwe. Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development Vol 4 (4): 45-49.
  2. Chikuvire T.J. and S. Mpepereki. 2012. Temporal variation of macronutrients in arable niches exploited by Zimbabwe’s Semi Arid smallholder farmers. Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences Vol. 1 (10): 38-45.
  3. Musara J.P., Chikuvire T.J. and Moyo M. 2010. Determinants of micro-irrigation adoption for maize production in smallholder irrigation schemes; Case of Hama Mavhaire Irrigation Scheme, Zimbabwe.  AJAFAND Vol. 10.(1): 2050-2069.