Prof Nontuthuko Ntuli, University of Zululand

Prof Nontuthuko Ntuli is a botanist with a PhD from the University of Zululand (2014). Her research interests concentrate on genetics and potential domestication practices in a range of leafy vegetables and fruit tree species. Prof Ntuli situates these questions within the broader parameters of food security. Her research has been funded by the NRF Thuthuka award.