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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

Department of Crop Science & Production(CSP)

Legwaila G., Lecture

Department of Crop Science & Production
Private Bag 0027,
Tel: +267 3650198
Fax: +267 3928753

Academic Qualifications

MSc Agronomy, Virginia Tech
BSc Agriculture, Kansas State

Research Interests

Cereal grain crops, particulary the common cereal crops of Botswana, their adaptation and physiological functions in relation to better production.

Selected Publications

Madisa, M.E., Legwaila, G.M. and Tabona, L. 1990. Vegetable research and development in SADC countries - Botswana. In: Opena, R.T. and Kyomo. M.L. (eds). pp 83-91. Asian Vegetable Research and Development Centre, Workshop Proceedings Arusha Tanzania 9-13 July 1990.

Legwaila, G.M. and Oagile, O. 2000. Impact of grazing ruminants on crop production. In: Aganga, A.A., Kgosimore, M., Omphile, R.J. and Chabo, R.G. (eds). pp 156-158. "Optimal feeding of grazing animals" Proceeding of workshop on Livestock Feeding Systems 28-31 May 2000.

Machacha, S., Legwaila, G.M. and Mosie, I. 2000. The effect of treated municipal wastewater, nitrogen and farmyard manure on the yield of maize fodder. In: Torto, N. and Sebusang, S. (eds). Proceedings of BOSHASTED workshop on "Harnessing Science and Technology for Development. 28 June -1 July 2000

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