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Botswana College of Agriculture
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Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
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The Department of Basic Sciences is made up of five units, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Herbarium, Mathematical Sciences and Physics



Basic Science Research

    The Department of Basic Sciences has two major research teams, the Biological Sciences Research Team (BSRT) and the Mathematical Sciences Research Team (MSRT), although the staff continues to do individual based research in areas of specialization and some collaborative research.

    MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH TEAM (MSRT)
    BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH TEAM (BSRT)

    Collaborative Research

  • Selebatso T., Ramolemana G. M., Machacha S., and Tsopito, C.M. (2003). Preliminary study on germination and emergence of Morama bean under different dormancy breaking mechanisms. A paper presented at a workshop on Crop production in the 21st Century: Prospects and challenges for Botswana, CICE, Botswna College of Agriculture, 7-10th April, 2003.
  • Amarteifio, J. O., A review of the nutrient composition of Bambara groundnut ( Vigna subterreanea L. Verdc.) grown in Botswana. Proceedings of the International Bambara groundnut Symposium, Botswana College of Agriculture, 8-12 September 2003, pp255-262.
  • Lebatha, P. D., Abegaz, B.M. & Buys, M.H. Phytochemical studies in the subtribe Ledebouriinae with special reference to Drimiopsis Lindl. & Paxt. XVII Association pour L'Etude Taxonomique de la Flore D'Afrique Tropicale ( AETFAT) Congress, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 2003.
  • Lebatha, P. D. & Buys, M.H. The significance of morphology of the gynoecium, pollen and androecium in the Ledebouriinae. XVII AETFAT Congress, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia . 2003.
  • Lebatha, P. D. & Buys, M.H. (in press). The taxonomic significance of the floral morphology in the Ledebouriinae (Hyacinthaceae). Proceedings of the 17 th plenary meeting of the AETFAT, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • A. A. Aganga, R.G. Chabo, M. Kgosimore, M. Letso and U.J. Omphile (1999), Enhancing Sheep and Goats Production in Botswana. Proceeding of the Sheep and Goat Workshop held at the Centre for In-Service and continuing education, Botswana College of Agriculture, Gaborone, Botswana, April 19-23,1999.

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