Tafadzwa R. (TK) Kaisa

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information

Phone: 864-656-6963
FAX: 864-656-0435
Email: tkaisa@clemson.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Environmental and Forest Biology, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • B.S. Biology, Syracuse University

Research Interests

  • Insect and nematode ultrastructure
  • Nematode taxonomy and morphology
  • Insect-nematode interactions

Selected Publications

  • Kaisa, T.R. 2005. Proposal of Parasitaphelenchus dongguanensis (Fang, Zhao & Zhuo, 2002) n. comb. (Nematoda: Parasitaphelenchidae). Zootaxa 839:1-8
  • Kaisa, T.R. 2003. Redescription of Bursaphelenchus talonus (Thorne, 1935) Massey, 1956 and designation of lectotypes. Zootaxa 269:1-7
  • Kaisa, T.R. 2003. Taxonomic Status of Berntsenus brachycephalus (Nematoda: Aphelenchina). Journal of Nematology 35:218-222
  • Kaisa, T.R. 2002. Description of Non-Type Seinura winchesi from Mushroom Compost
    (Nematoda: Seinuridae). Journal of Nematology 34:175-178
  • Kaisa, T.R. 2000. Aphelenchoides microstylus n. sp. and Seinura onondagensis n. sp. (Nemata: Aphelenchina) from New York. Journal of Nematology 32:396-402
  • Kaisa, T.R. 2000. Redescription of Three Ektaphelenchus Species (Nematoda: Aphelenchina) Journal of Nematology 32:403-410
  • Kaisa, T.R., A.L. Harman, and D.M. Harman. 1995. Two New Species of Aphelenchoididae
    (Nemata) from Declining Red Pines in Maryland. Journal of Nematology 27:213-221

Recent Courses

  • Biology 103/104 Laboratory - General Biology

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Nematologists
  • National Science Teachers Association