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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

Obopile M., Lecturer

Department of Crop Science & Production
Private Bag 0027,
Gaborone.
Tel: +267 3650142
Fax: +267 3928753

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. Entomology, The Ohio State University. (2009)
M.Sc. Entomology, The Ohio State University. (1998)
BSc. (Hons) Plant Biotechnology. University of London. (1993)

Research Interests

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).        | Next page |

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