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



CSB411: Entomology (3 credits)

The course covers principles of pest management, ecological aspects of pests and their natural enemies, methods of monitoring and assessing pests and their natural enemies, and pest management strategies. This is a 3 credits optional course offered during semester 8. (2L, 2P)

Prerequisite – CSB 211: Principles of Crop Production.

CSB412: Plant Pathology (3credits)

The course covers the mechanisms of disease and plant defence, disease diagnosis and etiology of major diseases in Botswana, epidemiology and control. This is a 3 credits optional course offered during semester 8. (2L, 2P)

Prerequisite – CSB 211: Principles of Crop Production.

CSB413: Beekeeping (2 credits)

The course covers importance of beekeeping, bee biology and behaviour, queen rearing, bee feeding, colony establishment and apiary management, processing of bee products, beekeeping equipment, and bee protection. This is a 2 credits core course offered in semester 5 Level 300 and has no pre-requisites. (1L, 2P)

CSB414: Weed Science (3 credits)

The course covers general concepts of weed behaviour, classification, ecology and weed management systems and strategies for integrated weed management. This is a 3 credits optional course offered during semester 8 (2L, 2P)

Prerequisite – CSB 211: Principles of Crop Production.

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