Mr Edwin Wanjofu

PhD student


Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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Primary Supervisor
Fanus Venter

Co Supervisor
Chrizelle Beukes
Emma Steenkamp
Esther Muema


I am an MSc. student in Biotechnology working on a comparative study of chickpea (Cicer arietinum) compatible rhizobia with commercial inoculant for nodulation, growth promotion and evolutionary relatedness in South Africa.
I hold a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Karatina university in Kenya. My honours research focused on comparative analysis of heavy metals in Brassica oleracea (kales) in Nairobi and Karatina regions in Kenya.



BSc. Biochemistry- Department of Bio-physical sciences, Karatina University

MSc. Biotechnology - Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology, University of Pretoria


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Wanjofu EI, Venter SN, Beukes CW, Steenkamp ET, Gwata ET, Muema EK. (2022) Nodulation and Growth Promotion of Chickpea by Mesorhizobium Isolates from Diverse Sources. MDPI-Microorganisms 10(12):1-16.