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Botswana College of Agriculture
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Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
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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



CSD320: Vegetable Production (3 credits)

The course covers economic importance, environmental requirements, cultural practices and harvesting of leafy, fruit, stem, root, tuber, flower and bulb vegetables. This is a 3 credits core course offered in semester 4 Level 200 and has no pre-requisites. (2L, 2P)

CSD321: Community Forestry (3 credits)

The course covers concepts and principles of rural development and community forestry, community forestry approaches, inter-linkages with other sectors, rural livelihood strategies, Botswana land- use systems and policies, and the role of community forestry in income generation, protection of the environment and food security. This is a 3 credits core course offered in semester 6 Level 400 and has no pre-requisites. (2L, 2P)

CSD322: Mensuration (2 credits)

This course covers concepts of mensuration, measurement of trees, volume of individual trees and tree stands, and accuracy in forest mensuration. This is a 2 credits core course offered in semester 4 Level 200 and has no pre- requisites. (1L, 2P)

CSD323: Wood Processing and Products (2 credits)

The course covers structure and properties of wood, mechanical processing of Wood, Factors influencing utilisation of wood, fuel wood, and charcoal making. This is a 2 credit core course offered in semester 4 Level 200 and has no prerequisites. (1L, 2P)

CSD324: Agroforestry (2 credits)

The course covers concepts of agroforestry and integrated production systems, agroforestry technologies, sustainability of agroforestry. This is a 2 credits core course offered in semester 6 Level 300 and has no pre-requisites. (1L, 2P)                | Prev | 3 | 4 | 5...

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