Ms Khwathelani Takalani
|Jacquie van der Waals (Plant and Soil Science)|
I am a first year Masters student at the Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology.
My Research topic is: Determining the role Phytophthora species play in the development of bacterial canker in plum trees
My projects objectives are to:
- identify Phytophthora species infecting plum trees in Western Cape
determine the role they play in influencing bacterial canker development
I have recently joined the University of Pretoria after completing BSc (Hons) degree in Botany (2016) and a BSc Microbiology and Botany (2010) at the University of Venda.