Microbiology Experts

Sarina Claassens

Associate professor
Department of Microbiology
University of North-West
South Africa


Sarina Claassens is presently working as Associate professor in Department of Microbiology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Northwest, South Africa.

Research Interest

Soil microbiology, microbial ecology


  • BEZUIDENHOUT, J.J., LIEBENBERG, D., CLAASSENS, S ., VAN RENSBURG, L. 2013. Application of evolutionary algorithms to develop a rule set for assessing the rehabilitation status of asbestos mines in South Africa. Environmental Earth Sciences 70:3267 - 3275.

  • POTGIETER, C., DE BEER, M., CLAASSENS, S . 2013. The effect of Canola ( Brassica napus ) as a biofumigant on soil microbial communities and plant vitality: a pot study. South Af rican Journal of Plant and Soil 30(4): 191 - 201.

  • WILLERS, C., JANSEN VAN RENSBURG, P.J., CLAASSENS, S . 2015. Microbial signature lipid biomarker analysis – an approach that is still preferred, even amid various method modific ations . Journal of Applied Microbiology 118: 1251 - 1263 .

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