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Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Agricultural and BioSystems Engineering Staff - Dr B.R.T. Vilane

Department of Agricultural and BioSystems Engineering Staff

Dr. B.R. T. VILANE - Senior Lecturer, AIAgrE

Dip. Ag.Ed., BSc. Ag.Ed. (UNISWA), MSc. Engineering for Rural Development (ERD) PGD-Land and Water Management, Ph.D (Cranfield).

Research Interest

Water harvesting, structural integrity of block masonry.

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

  • Vilane, B. R. T. and  Mwendera, E.J. (2011). An Inventory of Rainwater Harvesting Technologies in Swaziland. African Journal of Agricultural Research .Vol. 6 (6). 1313- 1321.
  • Vilane, B. R. T. Shongwe, M. I.; Motsa, N. M.; and Shongwe, V.D. (2012). Adoption of post harvest technologies used by smallholder farmers in Swaziland. African Journal of Agricultural Research. 7 (35) 4983 – 4995.
  • Vilane, B. R. T. (2010). Assessment of stabilisation of adobes by confined compression tests, Biosystems Engineering 106 (2010) 551-558.
  • Vilane, B. R. T. Crossley, C.P. and Hann, M.J.  (2006). Micro-Community Structural Requirements in Swaziland. UNISWA Journal of Agriculture. Vol. 14, 105-119.
  • Vilane, B. R. T. Crossley, C.P. and Hann, M.J.  (2006). Macro-Community Structural Requirements in Swaziland. UNISWA Research Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology.  9 (1) 24 -36.
  • Vilane, B. R. T. and Mathooko, F. M (2004). Effect of Modified Atmosphere Packaging under Ice Cooling on the Postharvest Storage Life and Quality of Spinach (Spinacea oleracea L) Leaves. Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology. ISSN: 1561-7645.

Contacts

Department of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering,
Faculty of Agriculture,
University of Swaziland
Luyengo Campus, P.O. luyengo, M205, Swaziland.
Mobile: +268 76560143.
E-mail:brtvilane@uniswa.sz