Prof Almuth Hammerbacher

University of Pretoria
Department of Zoology and Entomology

Associate Professor - Entomology
Programme Leader: Tree Protection Co-operative Programme


I am specifically interested in the chemical interactions of forest trees with insects and microorganisms. My research combines methodologies from diverse fields of specialization, including ecology, natural product biosynthesis and analysis, enzymology, genetics, plant physiology, genetic engineering and microbiology.