Moses Chemurot

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InstitutionDepartment of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences; College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University
Postal addressDepartment of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7062 Kampala, Uganda
Office phone+256 772 688 552
Mobile phone+256 782285819
Job /  professional statusProfessor/Lecturer,Researcher,Extension Specialist
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens,Environment
COLOSS Project(s)   Monitoring
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   Varroa control
Research interestsHoneybee pathology
 Land use and landscape effects of honeybee health
 Honeybee population monitoring
Publications1. Chemurot, M., Akol, A.M., Masembe, C., De Smet, L., Descamps, T., de Graaf, D.C. 2016. Factors influencing the prevalence and infestation levels of Varroa destructor in honeybee colonies in two highland agro-ecological zones of Uganda. Exp Appl Acarol. 68(4):497-508. doi: 10.1007/s10493-016-0013-x.
2. Kasangaki, P., Otim, A.S., Abila, P.P., Angiro, P., Chemurot, M., Kajobe, R. 2016. The presence of Varroa in Uganda and knowledge about it by the beekeeping industry. Journal of Apicultural Research. doi.10.1080/00218839.2016.115985
3. Chemurot, M., Kasangaki, P., Ojja, F., Sande, Eric. and Isabirye-Basuta, G. (2013) Beehive and honey losses caused by bush burning in Adjumani District, Uganda. BeeWorld, 90(2), 33-35.
4. Chemurot, M. (2012). Beekeeping in Adjumani District, Uganda. BeeWorld, 88 (3), 58-61.
5. Kasangaki, P., Chemurot, M., Sharma, D and R. K. Gupta (2014). Bee Hives in the World, In book: Beekeeping for Poverty Alleviation and Livelihood Security, Chapter: 4, Publisher: Springer, Editors: Gupta, R.K., Reybroeck, W, van Veen, J.W., Gupta, A.