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The Department of Crop Science Production is made up of seven units, Agronomy, Crop Physiology, Crop Protection, Soil Science,Plant Clinic,Horticulture and Forestry & Range

Crop Science & Production (CSP) Staff Profile

U. Batlang , Tutor
Department of Crop Science & Production,
Private Bag 0027,
Gaborone.
Tel: +267 3650195
Fax: +267 3928753>

Academic Qualifications

MSc Plant Physiology, Virginia Tech
BSc Biological and Environmental Sciences, UB
Dip. (Agric) UB

Research Interests

Plant growth regulation for abiotic (drought, cold, salinity) stress resistance
Plant metabolome analysis under abiotic stress

Selected Publications

Batlang U, V.E. Emongor, and F. Pule-Meulenberg. 2006. Effects of benzyladenine plus gibberellins and gibberelic acid on yield and yield components of cucumber (Cucumissativus L. cv. ‘tempo’. J. of Agronomy 5 (In Press).

Mine, O. M., and UBatlang. 2003. Review of Genetically Modified Foods and Crop Plants in Botswana and Southern Africa. UNISWA Journal of Agriculture. 12: 35-44

Panin A, Mahabile M, Mpho I, U. Batlang. 1993. Sources and Implications of Rural Household Income for Improving Rural Entrepreneurship in Africa: Imperical Evidence from Botswana. Agrekon. 32: 178-181.

Mine, O. M., Motlhabane, L. T, Batlang U. 2003. Preliminary Assessment of Genetic Variation among nine Landraces of Bambara Groundnut in Botswana Using RAPD Markers: A case of Technology Transfer. Proc. International Symposium on Bambara Groundnut. B.C.A. September 08-12. Pp 175-178.

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