Tapiwa G Mushore

Entomology Masters candidate


Office: S11, Second Floor, Life Sciences Building

Email: mushoretapiwa@gmail.com  

BSc (Hons) Biosciences, University of Zimbabwe (2018)

Thesis title: Life History Ecology and Control of the Keurboom moth Lento venus in Cultivated Honey Bush.

Supervisors: Professor Martin Hill and Dr Candice Coombes

Tapiwa Mushore is an Agriculture Entomologist whose passion is to create new, exciting and novel pest management strategies that have unique and sustainable advantages. He previously worked as an intern at the Tobacco Research Board, Zimbabwe in the Plant Health Services division. His work included the evaluation of Metarhizium anisopliae-neonicotinoids combination for the control of the tobacco aphid, Myzus persicae nicotianae.

He graduated with an Honors Degree in Biological Sciences specializing in Zoology from the University of Zimbabwe. Tapiwa joined the Center for Biological Control in 2019 and is currently working on pests associated with cultivated honeybush specifically the keurboom moth, Leto venus.

Research Interests

  • Agriculture entomology
  • Biological Control of Insect pests
  • Taxonomy

Last Modified: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:38:04 SAST