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Station Name: Chiredzi Research Station

Mailing Address: PO Box 97, Chiredzi, Zimbabwe

Phone:  +263-31-2397/8                 Fax:  +263-31-2562

Contact person: I.M. Mharapara

Year of establishment:

Geographic location:

latitude: 21 01' S 
longitude: 31 33'  E
elevation (m.a.s.l.):

Area (hectares): 240

Affiliations: Department of Research and Specialist Services, Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Water Development.

Is the Field Station open all year? yes

Permanent Staff:

Scientific: 9

Technical: 10

Does your field station have a specialized area of study?  The station is involved in research related to field crops(agronomy), agriculture economics, wetlands, horticulture and crop protection.

Is the Field Station available to visiting scientists and/or students? Yes

Are Research Grants available? Not readily

Are Internships available? Yes, technical

Describe the Biotic communities available at the Field Station: Semievergreen Tropical Forests, Lotic Waters, Agroecosystems

Which facilities are available at the Field Station? (Check those which apply)

Lab Space: Yes


Cabin Beds:



Describe significant equipment and/or special equipment  available at the Field Station: chemistry lab

Are there recreational opportunities?  In same park

Additional Comments: Area is semi-arid

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