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Nwabisa Magengelele

Entomolgy Masters Candidate


Office: F16, First Floor, Department of Zoology and Entomology

Email: nlmagengelele@gmail.com

BSc Hons, (Entomology), University of Fort Hare (2015)

Thesis title: The impact of Megastigmus transvaalensis on Schinus terebinthifolius in South Africa

Supervisor: Dr Grant Martin

Nwabisa completed her both her undergrad and honours at the university of Fort Hare, her honours project was on the effect of temperature on food consumption by Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Currently she is enrolled for a Masters degree in Entomology, looking at the value of an indigenous seed wasp Megastigmus transvaalensis as a new association biological control for Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi (Anacardiaceae) in South Africa, under the supervision of Dr G Martin.

Research Interests
  • Biological control
  • Molecular biology
  • Agricultural entomology


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