Anna Baltazari, Hosea Dunstan Mtui, Maulid Walad Mwatawala, Lucy Mlipano Chove, J. Alan Sullivan, Gopinadhan Paliyath and Jayasankar Subramanian (2018). Effects of smoke, hexanal, and calcium chloride on post-harvest quality of oranges [Citrus x sinensis (L.) Osbeck] cvs Msasa and Jaffa under different storage durations and conditions in Tanzania. Tropical Agriculture 95(1): 71 - 81

Moses P. Subert, Fredy T.M. Kilima, Maulid W. Mwatawala, Theodosy Msogoya and Hosea Mtui (2018). Women’s prospects to adopt enhanced freshness formulation (EFF) technologies for banana in Morogoro rural district, Tanzania. Tropical Agriculture 95(1): 120 - 133

L.D. Bota, B.G. Fabião, M. Virgilio, M. Mwatawala, L. Canhanga, D.R. Cugala and M. De Meyer (2018).  Seasonal abundance of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) on mango orchard and its relation with biotic and abiotic factors in Manica Province, Mozambique. Fruits: 73(4): 218 – 227.

Mwatawala M.W. (2018). Facilitating International agricultural trade through science: the case of Tephritid flies. Professorial Inaugural Lecture, delivered at the Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) Conference Hall, Sokoine University of Agriculture, 20th March  2018.


Abdulla, N.R., Rwegasira, Mwatawala, M.W. (2018). Efficacy of African weaver ant, Oecophylla longinoda (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in reducing losses due to frugivorous fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in smallholder mango production systems in Eastern Tanzania. Biocontrol Science and Technology 27(10): 1205 – 1219.

Abdallah, M., Mwatawala, M.W., Kudra, A.B., Urio, N.A. and Mtakwa, P.W. (2018). Damage and control of the invasive African black beetle Heteronychus arator F. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Southern highlands of Tanzania. International Journal of Pest Management 64(1): 88 – 93.

Virgilio, M., Manrakhan, A., Delatte, H., Daneel, J.-H., Mwatawala, M., Meganck, K., Barr, N. and De Meyer, M. (2017), The complex case of Ceratitis cosyra (Diptera, Tephritidae) and relatives. A DNA barcoding perspective. Journal of Applied Entomology. 141(10): 788 – 797.

Nene, W.A., Offenberg, J., Rwegasira, G., Mwatawala, M. 2017. The use of light to enhance weaver ant Oecophylla longinoda Latreille (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) queen catches. Sociobiology 64(1): 14 - 17                Rwegasira, R.G., Mwatawala, M., Rwegasira, G.M. and Axelsen, J. (2017). Optimizing methods for rearing mated queens and establishing new colony of Oecophylla longinoda, Latreille (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Tropical Insect Science 37(4): 217 – 224

Nene, W., Rwegasira, G.M. and Mwatawala, M. (2017). Optimizing method for locating weaver ant Oecophylla longinoda Latreille (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) queen nest in cashew, Anacardium occidentale L. plantations in Tanzania. Crop Protection 102(2017): 81 – 87.

Tulole L. Bucheyeki, Pangirayi Tongoona, John Derera, Susan Nchimbi-Msolla 2017. The Northern Maize Leaf Blight Disease in Tanzania: Reasons and Reissuance Methods. Journal of Plant Breeding and Genetics Vol. 5 (3): 91-100.

Beatrice Mwaipopo, Susan Nchimbi-Msolla, Paul Njau, Fred Tairo, Magdalena William, Papias Binagwa, Elisiana Kweka, Michael Kilango and Deusdedith Mbanzibwa 2017. Viruses infecting common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) in Tanzania: A review on molecular characterization, detection and disease management options. African Journal of Agricultural Research Vol 12 (18): 1486-1500

Sharon Hooper, Jason A Wiesinger, Dimas Echeverria, Henry Thompson, Mark Brick, Susan Nchimbi-Msolla, and Karen Ann Cichy. 2017. The Carbohydrate Profile of a Dry Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Panel Encompassing Broad Genetic Variability for Cooking Time Cereal Chemistry Journal.Vol. 94 (1): 135-141 (doi:

Everaarts, A.P., H. De Putter, A.P. Maerere (2017). Profitability, labour input, fertilizer application and crop protection in vegetable production in the Arusha region, Tanzania. Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences 32 (3), 5181-5202.

Mrema, E. and Maerere, A.P. (2018). Growth and yield performance of                 watermelon during dry and wet seasons under tropical conditions. International Journal of Vegetable Science