M. K. Zinga

NAME: Mwajuma Kassim Zinga         
ACADEMIC RANK: Assistant Lecturer     
SPECIALIZATION: Botany and Tissue Culture       
RESEARCH INTEREST: Tissue Culture Technology              
PUBLICATIONS: Google Scholar 
CONTACT: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BIOGRAPHY
Mwajuma Kassim Zinga is an Assistant Lecturer at Sokoine University of Agriculture in the Department of Crop Science and Horticulture. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture General from Sokoine University of Agriculture in 2012. She later obtained a Master of Agriculture from Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) South Africa in 2015. She has attended a local and international conferences and published one paper. Her works focus on biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) on the plant and the interaction between microbe and host plant.

She is also interested in molecular techniques to study the diversity of rhizobial and rhizobial ecology. She has experience in tissue culture. Currently, she is working on the project of micropropagation of bananas, exploiting tissue culture techniques.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Zinga,M.K.,Jaiswad,S.K and Dakora,F.D (2017).Presence of diverse rhizobial communities responsible for nodulation of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) in South African and Mozambican soils.Fems microbiology ecology 93(2),p.fiw236.