Department of Biological Sciences Staff - Dr. A.B. Mansuetus

Department of Biological Sciences Staff

Prof A Sesay
Dr A. B. Mansuetus MSc, PhD

Tel: +268 25170414
Fax: + 268 25187378

Research Themes

  1. Fungi affecting cereal grain quality
  2. Diseases of bambara groundnut
  3. Plant Disease control: Host plant Resistance
  4. Populations of soilbourne pathogensPopulation of bacteria in aquatic systems


Mansuetus, A.B., Kunene, I.S. and Dlamini, E.N. 2000. Soil populations of Fusarium at the King's Fields, Lobamba Lomdzala during the 1998/99 cropping season. UNISWA Research Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology 4(1):77-82.

Mansuetus, A.B., Kunene, I.S. and Pali, J.S. 2000. The effect of mixed cropping on the severity of leaf blight on sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) and maize (Zea mays) in Swaziland. UNISWA Journal of Agriculture 9:5-12.

Sesay, A., Edje, O.T., Magagula, C.N. and Mansuetus, A.B. 2002. Field performance of selected Bambara Groundnut (Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc) landraces in Swaziland. Pages 69-82 In increasing the productivity of Bambara Groundnut (Vigna subterranea) for sustainable food production in semi-arid Africa. Proceedings of a mid-project Workshop held at the University of Swaziland, Kwaluseni Campus 28-30 August, 2001. Sesay, A., Edje, O.T. and Cornellissen, R. (Eds). European Union Life Sciences and Technologies for Developing Countries Programme.

Rodriguez-Ballesteros, O.R., Mansuetus, S.B.A., Frederiksen, R.A., Odvody, G.N., Waniska, R.D. and Rosenow, D.T. 2002. Free and bound phenolic acids in mature sorghum caryopses as affected by inoculation with Fusarium thapsinum. Pages 269-272 In Sorghum and Millet Diseases 2000. Iowa State University Press, Iowa. 504pp.