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
Obopile M., Lecturer
Department of Crop Science & Production
Private Bag 0027,
Gaborone. Tel: +267
Fax: +267 3928753
Ph.D. Entomology, The Ohio State University. (2009)
M.Sc. Entomology, The Ohio State University. (1998)
BSc. (Hons) Plant Biotechnology. University of London. (1993)
My research focuses on studying ecologically based management tactics for major arthropod pests of field and horticultural crops. I am also interested in studying the impact of human activities on arthropod biodiversity and abundance in deciduous forest ecosystems
Current Research Project
Evaluation and development of management strategies against major pests and diseases of Brassica spp. in Botswana. Approved for funding by the Research and Publications Committee / BCA .
Studies on Mukwa ( Pterocarpus angolensis) dieback: casual factors and effects on growth and wood quality. Approved for funding by the Research and Publications Committee / BCA (On-going).
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