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  • Kampunzu, A.B.; Tombale, A.R.; Zhaia, M.; Bagai, Z.; Majaule, T.; Modisi, M.P. (Elsevier www.elsevier.com/locate/lithos, 2003)
    The Neoarchaean Tati granite–greenstone terrane occurs within the southwestern part of the Zimbabwe craton in NE Botswana. It comprises 10 intrusive bodies forming part of three distinct plutonic suites: (1) an earlier ...
  • Simon, R.E.; Wright, C.; Kwadiba, M.T.O.; Kgaswane, E.M. (Elsevier Science Ltd. www.elsevier.com/locate/lithos, 2003)
    Average one-dimensional P and S wavespeed models from the surface to depths of 800 km were derived for the southern African region using travel times and waveforms from earthquakes recorded at stations of the Kaapvaal and ...
  • De Waele, B.; Kampunzu, A.B.; Mapani, B.S.E.; Tembo, F. (Elsevier www.elsevier.com/locate/jafrearsci, 2006)
    The Mesoproterozoic Irumide belt is a northeast-trending structural province stretching from central Zambia to the Zambia–Tanzania border and northern Malawi. Mesoproterozoic and Neoproterozoic transcurrent shear zones ...
  • Becker, T.; Schreiber, U.; Kampunzu, A.B.; Armstrong, R. (Elsevier www.elsevier.com/locate/jafrearsci, 2006)
    Two main Mesoproterozoic provinces occur in southern Namibia: (1) The high-grade Namaqua Metamorphic Complex (NMC) composed of a supracrustal sedimentary succession and interpreted as a passive margin sequence in the west ...
  • Matsheka, Maitshwarelo Ignatius; Mpuchane, Sisai; Gashe, Berhanu Abegaz; Allotey, Joseph; Khonga, Elenimo B.; Coetzee, Stephan H.; Murindamombe, Gervas (Scientific Research Publishing Inc. http://www.scirp.org/journal/fns/, 2014)
    Biltong is a dried ready to eat meat product that is produced and consumed to a large extent in Botswana. A study was undertaken with the objective of determining the microbial quality and isolating and identifying the ...
  • Atlhopheng, J.R.; Ekosse, G. I. E. (Bioline http://www.bioline.org, 2007)
    A mineralogical investigation of duricrust suites in Letlhakeng valley, and five pans around Jwaneng in Botswana was undertaken in order to know the mineral assemblages and infer on their landscape formation. In Letlhakeng, ...
  • Meck, M.L.; Atlhopheng, J.; Masamba, W.R.L.; Ringrose, S.; Diskin, S. (Bentham Open, http://www.benthamscience.com/open/tomj/index.htm, 2011)
    This study set out to establish the major minerals at Dorowa and determine which of those are likely to host metals that may leach into surface and groundwater. This study comes after a preliminary assessment of the water ...
  • Matsheka, M.I.; Lastovica, A.J.; Elisha, B.G. (American Society for Microbiology. http://jcm.asm.org/, 2001)
    A 1.6-kb DNA fragment isolated from a Campylobacter concisus genomic library gave C. concisus-specific restriction fragment length patterns when it was used as a probe in hybridization studies. All of the strains ...
  • Mogobe, K.D.; Tshiamo, W.; Bowelo, M. (Elsevier, www.rhmjournal.org.uk, 2007)
    This paper describes the maternity monitoring system in Botswana, developed in 1998, and the main methods used: maternal death and morbidity reviews at service delivery level, analysis by the National Maternal Mortality ...
  • Muzila, M.; Setshogo, M.P.; Mpoloka, S.W. (Academic Journals; http://www.academicjournals.org/ijbc, 2011)
    Harpagophytum is bitypic and native to Southern Africa. Its two species are Harpagophytum procumbens and H. zeyheri. H. procumbens is medicinal. A reliable method of identifying the species is through its fruit. However, ...
  • Gnonlonfin, G.J.B.; Hell, K.; Fandohan, P.; Siame, A.B. (Elsevier B.V. www.elsevier.com/locate/ijfoodmicro, 2008)
    The presence of fungi, aflatoxins and fumonisin B1 in cassava and yam chips (during 28 processing and storage) were evaluated during two consecutive seasons in two agroecological zones of Benin (Northern Guinea Savannah, ...
  • Cao, Y.; Allameh, S.; Sethiaraj, S. (Elsevier, 2006)
    This paper presents the results of nanoindentation experimental studies of the contact-induced deformation in Au and Ag thin films. The paper examines the effects of film thickness and substrate deformation restraint on ...
  • Meck, M.L.; Masamba, W.R.L.; Atlhopheng, J.; Ringrose, S. (Elsevier Science Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/locate/pce, 2011)
    The objective of the study was to investigate the role played by the natural environment in protecting the transboundary Save River from the impacts of metals derived from phosphate mining at Dorowa. The study is a follow ...
  • Murty, V.R.K.; Karunakara, N. (Elsevier, www.elsevier.com/locate/radmeas, 2008)
    Studies on concentrations of primordial radionuclides in soil samples of Botswana were carried out. Measurements were made by gamma spectrometry employing a 41% relative efficiency HPGe detector. The activity of 226Ra ...
  • Hambira, W.L. (Elsevier, http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/413/description#description, 2007)
    Natural Resource Accounting (NRA) has become an important environmental/natural resources management tool in recent years. It provides information on stocks of a resource available at a particular point in time and what ...
  • Cailteux, J.L.H.; Kampunzu, A.B.; Lerouge, C. (Elsevier www.elsevier.com/locate/gr, 2007)
    Rocks of the Neoproterozoic Mwashya Subgroup (former Upper Mwashya) form the uppermost sedimentary unit of the Roan Group. Based on new field and drill hole observations, the Mwashya is subdivided into three formations: ...
  • Gawor, A.; Shunthirasingham, C.; Hayward, S.J.; Lei, Y.D.; Gouin, T.; Mmereki, B.T.; Masamba, W.; Ruepert, C.; Castillo, L.E.; Shoeib, M.; Lee, S.C.; Harner, T.; Wania, F. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, http://pubs.rsc.org/en/journals/journalissues/em#!recentarticles&all, 2014)
    Concentrations of neutral per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (nPFAS) in the atmosphere are of interest because nPFAS are highly mobile percursors for perfluoroalkyl acids. Two calibration studies in Ontario, Canada and ...
  • Ntshwene, K.; Kashiwagi, J.; Kashiwagi, D. (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors http://www.rics.org/site/download_feed.aspx?fileID=5042&fileExtension=PDF, 2009)
    The traditional contracting/delivery system in Botswana, introduced by the US, UK, and European educators, consultants, and practitioners, has not been working well in Botswana. The poor project delivery system results ...
  • Aranibar, J.N.; Otter, L.; Macko, S.A.; Feral, C.J.W.; Epstein, H.E.; Dowty, P.R.; Eckardt, F.; Shugart, H.H.; Swap, R.J. (Blackwell Publishing, January 1, 2004)
    Nitrogen (N) cycling was analyzed in the Kalahari region of southern Africa, where a strong precipitation gradient (from 978 to 230mm mean annual precipitation) is the main variable affecting vegetation. The region is ...
  • Abegaz, B.M.; Ngadjui, B.T.; Bezabih, M.; Mdee, L.K. (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. http://www.iupac.org/publications/pac/, 1999)
    Marketed plants are an important but a vulnerable group of plants whose investigations as well as conservation should be considered with priority. The chemistry, and in some cases biological activities of novel iso¯avonoids, ...

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