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Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
Fax: +267 - 3928753
www . bca . bw
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The Department of Basic Sciences is made up of five units, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Herbarium, Mathematical Sciences and Physics

Biological Sciences Unit

All the incoming undergraduate students are introduced to biological sciences, laying a foundation for latter courses in BCA degree and diploma programmes. It also offers higher-level biological sciences courses and service courses in b iodiversity, history of biology, cytology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, invertebrate and vertebrate zoology, bioethics, economic botany and HIV/AIDS.

The unit has competencies in plant anatomy, plant systematics; microbiology; zoology, pharmacognosy, biochemistry and genetics. The research focus areas are in indigenous edible plants, ethnopharmacology and environmental conservation.

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An Associate Institution of the University of Botswana established through Act of Parliament No. 9 of 1991