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  • Study of Muscid and Calliphorid flies in Gaborone (Insecta : Diptera) 

    Allotey, J.; Patelelo, S.O.; Makate, N.; Mpho, M. (Uttar Pradesh Zoological Society, 2015)
    A survey of synanthropic species of flies in Gaborone, Botswana was carried out in various areas namely Block 9, Block 8, Village, Extension 16, Tlokweng, Block 3, Phase 4, Gaborone West, Block 5 and Extension 10. Fly ...
  • Fungal infestation of termite mounds in Kopong, Botswana and their effects in mice red blood cells 

    Khare, Krishna Behari; Thobane, Nametso; Coetzee, Tidimalo; Loeto, Daniel; Wale, Kabo (Society for Advance Healthcare Research, http://www.ejbps.com/ejbps/index, 2017-02)
    This paper aims to determine the fungal infestation, pH and moisture contents of termite mound soil from five locations in Kopong, Botswana and in vitro, effect of fungal extracts of species recovered from termite mound ...
  • Insect infestation of biltong, a salted dried meat product consumed in Botswana 

    Allotey, Joseph; Randome, I.; Mpuchane, S.; Gashe, B.; Matsheka, M.; Coetzee, S.; Khonga, E. (Applied Zoologists Research Association (AZRA), http://www.azra-india.com/journal.html, 2017)
    A survey of home and commercial biltong in Botswana showed that hidden infestation by insects undetected before storage affects the quality of biltong. Seventy-nine (79) samples; made up of sixty-one (61) commercial biltong ...
  • On size function topology and fixed point theorems 

    Robdera, Mangatiana A. (International Scientific Publications and Consulting Services, http://www.ispacs.com/about.php, 2017-06)
    In this paper, we introduce and study a metric-like (non-necessarily metric) topology that is weaker than the original topology of a given topological space. The results are used to provide more useful and more general ...
  • Unconditional integrability with application to ergodic theorem 

    Unknown author (ScienceDomain International, http://www.sciencedomain.org/, 2017-08-07)
    We present a straightforward introduction to the unconditional integrability in the extended sense. We state and proof useful necessary and sufficient conditions for unconditional integrability of complex or real valued ...
  • Fly maggots (Diptera: Calliphoridae, Muscidae) and associated microorganisms in Gaborone 

    Allotey, Joseph; Randome, I.; Morobe, I.C.; Monnakopo, P. (Applied Zoologists Research Association (AZRA), http://www.azra-india.com/journal.html, 2017)
    Synathropic species of flies carry pathogenic organisms that result in diseases such as bacillary dysentery, salmonellosis, cholera and diarrhea. Microorganisms associated with fly maggots were isolated and identified in ...
  • Prevalence of some gastrointestinal parasites of ruminants in southern Botswana 

    Sharma, S.; Busang, M. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2014-01-16)
     The purpose of this study was to establish the prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in cattle, sheep and goats by conducting a parasitological survey on 16 livestock farms. In all, a total of 465 faecal samples of 131 ...
  • Measuring transaction costs in marketing cattle in Southern Botswana: A case study 

    Mahabile, M. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2014-01-16)
    This study attempted to identify factors responsible for transaction costs that private and communal livestock farmers in the southern region of Botswana face. Sample survey data were used to estimate the parameters of a ...
  • Major insect pests attacking okra; Abelmoscus esculentos (L) Moench, in Sebele 

    Munthali, D.C.; Tshegofatso, A.B. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2014-01-16)
    Abelmoscus esculentus (L) Moench (Okra) is an important crop in many African countries, but its production is constrained by insect pests. Species that cause yield losses on the crop in Botswana have not been identified. ...
  • The geographical prevalence and potential epidemiology of heartwater in 

    Batisani, N.; Waugh, E.; Mothubane, O.; Akanyang, L. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2013-09-12)
    Heartwater caused by Ehrlichia ruminantium is a widespread animal health problem in Botswana. Although long known to be endemic, its current distribution and possible future occurrence in new areas within the country ...
  • The influence of management systems on rangeland conditions under different 

    Kgosikoma, O.E.; Mojeremane, W.; Harvie, B. (University of Botswana, 2013-09-12)
    The present study investigated rangeland conditions in communally grazed lands and ranches in different parts of semiarid Botswana. Soils and vegetation assessments were carried out along 23 transects randomly located in ...
  • Drought and grazing influence on Northern Chihuahuan desert rangelands, New Mexico 

    Tshireletso, K.; Beck, R.F.; McNeely, R. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2013-12-13)
    A short term cattle grazing trial was started in June 1992 in the Chihuahuan Desert in Southern New Mexico to study the influence of drought and grazing on plant responses. Paddocks were grazed in June and September each ...
  • Beefing up the agricultural industry with science 

    Madibela, Othusitse Ricky (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2013-12-13)
    This is my second editorial as the Scientific Editor of BOJAAS. When I was first nominated for this position, I was not enthusiastic in taking it up. I still wanted to push my research ideas and BOJAAS would take much of ...
  • Gross and microanatomical changes at the weight bearing points of ostrich induced by soil or contrecte floor and implications for welfare 

    Waugh, E.E.; Seabo, D.; Aganga, A.A.; Dzoma, B.M.; Tsopito, C.M.; Omphile, U.J.; Sebolai, B.; Mathaio, M. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2013-12-13)
    This study investigated the gross and microanatomical changes occurring at the weight bearing points on the ostrich body surface induced by rearing on soil floor or on concrete floor and the implications for the welfare ...
  • Introduction 

    Makgala, Christian John; Majelantle, Rolang G. (Botswana Notes and Records, http://www.botsoc.org.bw, 2015-11-22)
    Census taking is a very important national exercise which is carried out mostly after every ten years in Botswana. Census informs governments not just of how many people live in a given society but mostly for purposes of ...
  • Entrepreneurship development in Botswana lessons for other developing countries 

    Themba, Godfrey; Josiah, Jairos (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2015-11-16)
    The paper analyzes the narrative in the annual reports of the Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA), the main institution charged with development of entrepreneurial capacity in Botswana to illuminate its ...
  • The Southern African Cultural Information System (SACIS) 

    Thapisa, A.P.N. (Emerald//www.emeraldinsight.com, 1998)
    Describes the development of the Southern African Cultural Information System (SACIS), a project spearheaded by the Southern African Development Community (SADC). A substantial and effective information system is considered ...
  • On the status of subject markers in African languages 

    Kari, Ethelbert Emmanuel (Joongwon Linguistic Society of Korea, http://submission.jwl.or.kr/sobis/jwl.jsp, 2017)
    This paper discusses subject markers in African languages, noting that whereas the grammatical functions of these morphemes are fairly clear; their status as affixes or clitics is not. The unclear status of subject markers ...
  • Health-related quality of life and associated factors among patients with diabetes mellitus in Botswana 

    Rwegerera, Godfrey Mutashambara; Moshomo, Thato; Gaenamong, Marea; Oyewo, Taibat Aderonke; Gollakota, Sivasomnath; Rivera, Yordanka Piña; Masaka, Anthony; Godman, Brian; Shimwela, Meshack; Habte, Dereje (Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2017-06-09)
    Background: Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is an important aspect of diabetes mellitus care. The objective of the study was to determine the HRQOL of diabetes mellitus (DM) patients in Botswana as little known in ...
  • Fetus-in-fetu in Botswana 

    Goutam, Chowdhury; Banda, Francis Msume (Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2017-09)
    Fetus-in-fetu is a medical term that describes a fetus implanted within its twin, on whom it is entirely dependent for its survival through a vascular connection. It occurs in about 1 in 500,000 live births. So far, there ...