Research Staff - Edmore Mashatise

Edmore Mashatise

Edmore Mashatise

Lecturer, Agriculture

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Research Interests and Current Research

Edmore’s key interest is mainly in applied animal nutrition and animal production. This involves understanding the factors which affect feed composition and its subsequent effects on animal performance and health. A particular focus is development of low cost livestock rations under sustainable agricultural systems targeted mainly to smallholder farmers both in the developed and developing world.

Areas of Teaching Expertise

Livestock Production, Animal nutrition and applied animal physiology, Animal Health, Agricultural marketing and farm diversification.

Selected Recent Publications

Mashatise E, Hamudikuwanda H, Dzama K, Chimonyo M and Kanengoni A. (2005). Effects of corn-cob based diets on the levels of nutritionally related blood metabolites and onset of puberty in Mukota and landrace-Mukota gilts. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 18 (10): pp 1469-1474.

Mashatise E, Hamudikuwanda H, Dzama K, Chimonyo M and Kanengoni A. (2005). Socio-economic roles, traditional management systems and reproductive patterns of Mukota pigs in semi-arid North-Eastern Zimbabwe. Bunda Journal of Agriculture, Environmental Science and Technology 3: 97-105.

Membership of Professional Bodies

Member of the Institute for Learning (MIFL)

Member of the General Teaching Council for England (GTC)

Conference Talks

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Grants and Funding

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Research Students

Use of Bioelectrical impedance Analysis (BIA) to predict carcass traits in live lambs in partnership with Maltron Ltd UK.