MSc University of Zimbabwe Lenin Chari    

Entomology PhD

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Thesis title

Nutrient fluxes between water and aerial habitats: the roles of aerial predatory invertebrates in trophic cross-subsidisation. Supervisor: Professor Martin Villet. Co-supervisor: Dr Nicole Richoux.


  1. Dalu T,Tambara E, Chari LD, Moyo S and Nhiwatiwa T. A test of the Lake Habitat Survey method in Cleveland Reservoir and Lake Chivero (Manyame River Basin, Zimbabwe). Water SA. In press.
  2. Dalu T, Froneman PW, Chari LD and Richoux NB. 2014. Colonisation and community structure of benthic diatoms on artificial substrates following a major flood event: A case of the Kowie River (Eastern Cape, South Africa). Water SA. 40(3):471–480.
  3. Dalu T, Thackeray Z, Leuci R, Clegg B, Chari LD and Nhiwatiwa T. 2013. First results on bathymetry, stratification and physicochemical limnology of a small tropical African reservoir (Malilangwe, Zimbabwe). Water SA. 39(1): 119–130.
  4. Tambara E, Dalu T,Murwira A, Kativu S and Chari L. 2013. Dynamics of fallow secondary succession pathways and prospects of ecosystem recovery in semi-arid agricultural landscapes. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa. 68(2): 133–140.
  5. Dalu T, Tambara EM, Clegg B, Chari LD and Nhiwatiwa T. 2013. Modeling sedimentation rates of Malilangwe Reservoir in the south-eastern lowveld of Zimbabwe.Applied Water Science. 3(1): 133–144.

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