Prof Jaco M Greeff

Office:  Agriculture Building Room 8-39
Tel: 012-420-3260
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Teaching Subjects:

GTS 367 – Population and Evolutionary Genetics
GTK 702 – Science Writing

Research interest:

Evolution of Sex Ratios
Fig Biology
Afrikaner Genetics

Highlighted publications:

Greeff JM, Kjellberg F (2022) Pollinating fig wasps’ simple solutions to complex sex ratio problems: a review. Frontiers in Zoology 19: 3.

Hollfelder N, Erasmus JC, Hammaren R, Vicente M, Jakobsson M, Greeff JM, Schlebusch CM (2020) Patterns of African and Asian admixture in the Afrikaner population of South Africa. BMC Biology 18: 16.

Layman essays:

What genetic analysis reveals about the ancestry of South Africa’s Afrikaners 
Sex, lies and DNA: why many ‘Bothas’ in South Africa have the wrong surname 
Fig wasp sex ratios show that not all of nature is by design


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