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Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
Fax: +267 - 3928753
www . bca . bw
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University of Botswana
NRFTC
Botswana Government

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



CSP626: Weed Management

The course will cover ecological aspects of weed management, identification and classification of weeds, principles and practices of weed management, and the application of these principles towards integrated weed management in crops. Emphasis will be placed on applied weed management in major crops.

CSP628: Plant Bacteriology

The course will cover morphology and structure, taxonomy, genetics and ecology, serology and molecular techniques for identification of phytopathogenic bacteria. Pathogenesis, infection and disease development, epidemiology; and control of specific bacterial diseases and bacteria as bio-control agents will also be covered.

CSP641: Experimental Design

This course will cover introduction to principles and practices of agricultural experimental designs, analysis and computer applications.

CSP642: Olericulture

The course will cover factors affecting growth, development, yield and quality of vegetable crops.

CSP643: Pomology

The course will cover fruit and nut crop productivity, nutrition, water use, fruiting, tree size, fruit quality, pruning, growth, development and orchard management.

CSP644: Postharvest Physiology

The course will cover quality components, deterioration, oxidative processes, fruit ripening, postharvest water relations, physiological disorders, the physiological basis of storage technology and flower senescence.          | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 |

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