Ms. Thifhelimbilu Gloria Kutama is an experimental farm manager in the faculty of Science, Engineering and Agriculture. She worked for 10 years as a Lab Technician in the department of Plant Production before she took a position as farm manager in 2010. She studied both animal and crop science production. She specializes in Weed science and has published in a peer reviewed journal. Her recent publications are:

  1. Fourie, J.C., Kunjeku, E.C., Booyse, M., Kutama, T.G. and Sassman, L.W., 2017. Effect of Cover Crops, and the Management Thereof, on the Weed Spectrum in a Drip-irrigated Vineyard: 1. Weeds Growing During Winter and From Grapevine Bud Break to Grapevine Berry Set. South African Journal of Enology and Viticulture38(2), pp.167-181.
  2. Fourie, J.C., Kunjeku, E.C., Booyse, M., Kutama, T.G., Freitag, K. and Ochse, C.H., 2017. Effect of cover crops, and the management thereof, on the weed spectrum in a drip-irrigated vineyard: 2. weeds growing from grapevine berry set to post-harvest. South African Journal of Enology and Viticulture38(2), pp.182-191.

Full name: Ms. Thifheli Gloria Kutama
Designation: Farm manager
Qualifications: B.Agric Hon, BTAGMN, ND, Animal Science.
Phone: 015 962 8649 / 082 047 2510
Email address: Thifheli.kutama@univen.ac.za
Office no. 01

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