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Barriers of establishing profitable and sustainable pharmaceutical manufacturing firms in Botswana (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2021)Africa is believed to bear a very heavy burden of disease accounting for 25% of the world’s disease statistics (Owoeye, 2014) . Modern curative care is believed to depend on the availability of medicines (World Health ...
Coupling NCA dimensionality reduction with machine learning in multispectral rock classification problems (MDPI, https://www.mdpi.com/, 2021-08-05)Though multitudes of industries depend on the mining industry for resources, this industry has taken hits in terms of declining mineral ore grades and its current use of traditional, time consuming and computationally ...
Contaminant binding and bioaccessibility in the dust from the Ni-Cu mining/smelting District of Selebi-Phikwe (Botswana) (Wiley Periodicals LLC, https://www.wiley.com/, 2022-08-22)We studied the dust fractions of the smelting slag, mine tailings, and soil from the former Ni-Cu mining and processing district in Selebi-Phikwe (eastern Botswana). Multi-method chemical and mineralogical investigations ...
Biosurfactant production by halophilic yeasts isolated from extreme environments in Botswana (Oxford University Press, https://academic.oup.com/femsle, 2021)Nine morphologically distinct halophilic yeasts were isolated from Makgadikgadi and Sua pans, as pristine and extreme environments in Botswana. Screening for biosurfactant production showed that Rhodotorula mucilaginosa ...
Advances in the use of biocontrol applications in preharvest and postharvest environments: a food safety milestone (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/17454565, 2022-04)Increasing concerns toward food safety and public health have rendered the use of synthetic chemicals in agricultural environments unacceptable. A shift toward biologically safe approaches has been considered a preferred ...