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Prof. T.j. Msogoya

Professor and Head of Department
Department of Crop science and Horticulture
Sokoine university of Agriculture
Tanzania

Prof. T.j. Msogoya

Biography

Theodosy Msogoya is married with three children and lives in Morogoro town in Tanzania. Msogoya is an Associate Professor in Horticulture and Plant Propagation who works in the Department of Crop Science and Horticulture (DCSH) of Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. He holds a PhD in Applied Plant Biology of University of Essex - UK and MSc. in Horticulture of National Institute of Horticulture and Landscaping – France. He teaches Ornamental crop production, controlled environment horticulture and Plant propagation to undergraduate and graduate students. Currently, Msogoya works as a Head of DCSH, Chairman of Technical Committee of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables of Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) and Chairman of Technical Committee of Processed Fruits and Vegetables of TBS.

Research Interest

His current research projects include "Improving farmers’ income through increasing orange productivity and quality", " Improvement of Tomato Productivity and Quality through Reduction of Adverse Effects of Biotic and Abiotic Stresses" and "Enhancing fruit preservation through nanotechnology". Msogoya has supervised over 20 graduate students and has published a number of over 40 papers in areas of plant propagation and postharvest of perishable crops.

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