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Khanyisile Hadebe

Country of origin: South Africa Currently in: South Africa, Centurion General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background


2017 Doctorate Agricultural Sciences
2013 Master Agricultural Sciences
2007 Undergraduate Agricultural Sciences
2006 Undergraduate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

Population genomics of indigenous goat populations in goat producing provinces of South Africa and Genetic breeding through community-based breeding programs in rural areas of South Africa to improve indigenous goat production

Publications resulting from Research: 

Mdladla, K., Dzomba, E.F. and Muchadeyi, F.C., 2016. Seroprevalence of Ehrlichia ruminantium antibodies and its associated risk factors in indigenous goats of South Africa. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 125, pp.99-105.

Mdladla, K., Dzomba, E.F., Huson, H.J. and Muchadeyi, F.C., 2016. Population genomic structure and linkage disequilibrium analysis of South African goat breeds using genome-wide SNP data. Animal Genetics, 47(4), pp.471-482.

Ncube, K.T., Mdladla, K., Dzomba, E.F. and Muchadeyi, F.C., 2016. Targeted high-throughput growth hormone 1 gene sequencing reveals high within breed genetic diversity in South African goats. Animal Genetics, 47 (3), pp.382-385.

Mdladla, K., Dzomba, E.F. and Muchadeyi, F.C., 2017. Characterization of South African indigenous goats and production systems for their genetic improvement and conservation. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 49 (3), pp.515-527.

Mdladla, K., Dzomba, E.F., and Muchadeyi, F.C., 2017. The potential of landscape genomics approaches in the characterization of indigenous goat genetic resources: A South African Perspective. Small Ruminant Research, 150, pp.87-92.

Mathole, M.A., Muchadeyi, F.C., Mdladla, K., Malatji, D.P., Dzomba, E.F. and Madoroba, E., 2017. Presence, distribution, serotypes and antimicrobial resistance profiles of Salmonella among pigs, chickens and goats in South Africa. Food Control, 72, pp.219-224.

Dzomba E.F., Mdladla K., Ncube K.T., Muchadeyi F.C., 2017, Genomics for the Improvement of Productivity and Robustness of South African Goat Breeds. In: Simões J., Gutiérrez C. (eds) Sustainable Goat Production in Adverse Environments: Volume I. Springer, Cham

Mdladla, K., Dzomba, E.F., and Muchadeyi, F.C., 2018. Landscape genomics and pathway analysis to understand genetic adaptation of South African indigenous goat populations. Heredity. 120, pp.369-378.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Post Doctoral Fellow at the Agricultural Research Council