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Recent results from natural product research at the University of Botswana
(IUPAC. http://www.iupac.org/publications/pac/, 2001)
Marketed plants are very important items of trade in many parts of the world. The community uses these for a variety of purposes such as foods, cosmetics, flavors, spices, and medicines. It seems that plants that are ...
Fire and its influence on microbial community structure and soil biochemical properties in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
(Academic Journals. http://www.academicjournals.org/SRE, 2007)
The influence of wild fires on microbial community structure, soil organic matter, sulphur oxidising and nitrifying microbial populations in the floodplains of the Okavango Delta of Botswana was assessed. Microbial ...
Quality and Compositional Studies of Some Edible Leguminosae Seed Oils in Botswana
(AOCS Press. http://www.springerlink.com/content/120382/, 1998)
Seed oils were extracted with n-hexane from three edible Leguminosae seeds: Tylosema esculentum, Xanthocercis zambesiaca, and Bauhinia petersiana, giving yields of 48.2, 17.6, and 20.8% (w/w), respectively. Some physical ...
General Properties and the Fatty Acid Composition of the Oil from the Mophane Caterpillar, Imbrasia belina
(AOCS Press. http://www.springerlink.com/content/0003-021X, 1998)
A preliminary investigation of the bulk properties of the oil from the edible mophane caterpillar (phane), Imbrasia belina, showed a significant difference in the iodine values of the oils from mature and young phane. ...
Characterization and Compositional Studies of the Oils from Some Legume Cultivars, Phaseolus vulgaris, Grown in Southern Africa
(AOCS Press., 2004)
Seed oils from six legume cultivars of Phaseolus vulgaris, grown in the Kingdom of Lesotho, were extracted and their physicochemical properties and FA compositions were determined in order to compare their dietary lipids ...
A bichalcone from the twigs of Rhus pyroides
(Elsevier Science Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/locate/phytochem, 2000)
The twigs of Rhus pyroides yielded a novel bichalcone 2',40,21-trihydroxy-4',41-dimethoxy-4-O-51-bichalcone. It was identified on the basis of spectroscopic data including 1D and 2D NMR spectroscopy. The name rhuschalcone-1 ...