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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


Obopile, M. and B. Ositile. (2009). Life table and population parameters of cowpea aphid, Aphis craccivora Koch (Homoptera: Aphididae) on five cowpea Vigna unguiculata (L. Walp.) varieties. Journal of Pest Science. DOI : 10.1007/s10340-009-0262-0.

Obopile, M., D. C. Munthali, B. Matilo. (2008). Farmers’ knowledge, perceptions and management of vegetable pests and diseases in Botswana. Crop Protection 27, 1220-1224

Obopile, M ., D. C. Munthali, M. Kelatlhilwe and B. Tiroesele. (2007). Arthropod diversity and abundance in the desert margins of Botswana. Botswana Journal of Agriculture and Applied Sciences. 3 (1), 14-26

Obopile, M. Mosinkie, K. T. (2007). Integrated pest management for African bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) in Botswana: review of past research and future perspectives. Journal of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, 1 (2) http://www.scientificjournals.org/journals2007/articles/1230.pdf

Obopile, M . 2006. Economic threshold and injury levels for control of cowpea aphid, Aphis crassivora Linnaeus (Homoptera: Aphididae) on cowpea. African Plant Protection Vol.12:111-115.

Obopile, M. and C. S. Manthe 2006. Distribution patterns of egg pods of armoured bush cricket, Acanthoplus discoidalis ( Walker) in the Ntsweletau Agricultural District in Gaborone region, Botswana. Agricultural and Food Science Journal of GhanaVol. 5: 419-429

Munthali, D. C. Bajiti, T. S. and Obopile, M. 2006. Evaluation of field infestations of fruit flies on four commonly grown species of Cucurbitaceae at Sebele in Botswana. Botswana Journal of Agriculture and Applied Sciences. Vol. 2 no. 2. 128-133.

Obopile, M . and Mosinkie, K. 2003. Natural Enemies of lepidopterous stemborers on sorghum and on maize in Botswana. UNISWA Journal of Agriculture. Vol. 11: 64-69.

Obopile, M and Hammond, R. B. 2001. Effects of delayed harvest on soybean seed quality following bean leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) pod injury. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society: Vol. 74, No. 1, 40–48.     | Previous page | 1 | Next |

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