• Dr. Francis Zvomuya
  • Professor, Department of Soil Science, on leave

    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
    364 Ellis Building
    13 Freedman Crescent
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada



  • PhD (Soil Science), University of Minnesota, USA
  • MSc (Soil Science), University of Reading, UK
  • BSc (Agriculture), University of Zimbabwe


  • SOIL 7220 Principles of Scientific Research and Communication
  • SOIL 7250 T02 Non-traditional Quantitative Techniques in Soil Science Research


Research interests

Dr. Zvomuya's research focuses on the following:

  • remediation of contaminated media
  • beneficial utilization of agricultural and industrial byproducts
  • reclamation of sites disturbed by human activity
  • antibiotic fate and transport in terrestrial and aquatic environments

Current research projects

  • Soil productivity and soil health status following restoration of pipeline corridors 
  • Wetland-based and terrestrial phytoremediation of end-of-life municipal lagoons
  • Agronomic effectiveness of phosphorus recovered from waste streams
  • Soil health under perennial forage grain systems
  • Use of organic amendments in reclamation of wellsites