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  • Mubyana, T.; Krah, M.; Totolo, O.; Bonyongo, M. (Journal of Arid Environments. http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/622855/description#description, 2003)
    The effect of flooding on soil total nitrogen, phosphorus and microbial population in different vegetation zones (floodplain, island and woodland) and profile depth (0?1, 0?5, 2?0, 3?0, 4?0 and 5?0m) of the Okavango ...
  • Heinl, M.; Neuenschwander, A.; Sliva, J.; Vanderpost, C. (Springer: http://www.springerlink.com, 2006)
    A series of 98 satellite images was analysed to reconstruct the fire and flood history of a floodplain system in southern Africa(Okavango Delta, Botswana). The data was used to investigate interactions between fire and ...
  • Wolski, P.; Murry-Hudson, M.; Fernkvist, P.; Liden, A.; Huntsman-Mapila, P.; Ramberg, L. (Botswana Society, 2005)
    Groundwater under islands in the Okavango Delta is a known sink of inorganic dissolved minerals, preventing salinisation of this virtually enclosed evaporation-dominated hydrological system. The Okavango Delta is an ...
  • Chimbari, M.J.; Shiff, C.J. (Taylor & Francis, May 5, 2008)
    Preliminary laboratory studies were conducted to determine the molluscicidal potency of Jatropha curcas, the physic nut. Biomphalaria glabrata and Bulinus globosus snails were exposed to varying concentrations of aqueous ...
  • Chimbari, M.J.; Shiff, C.J. (Taylor & Francis http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/, 2008)
    Preliminary laboratory studies were conducted to determine the molluscicidal potency of Jatropha curcas, the physic nut. Biomphalaria glabrata and Bulinus globosus snails were exposed to varying concentrations of aqueous ...
  • Lezine, A-M.; von Grafenstein, U.; Andersen, N.; Belmecheri, S.; Bordon, A.; Caron, B.; Cazet, J.-P.; Erlenkeuser, H.; Fouache, E.; Grenier, C.; Huntsman-Mapila, P.; Hureau-Mazaudier, D.; Manelli, D.; Mazaud, A.; Robert, C.; Sulpizio, R.; Tiercelin, J.-J.; Zanchetta, G.; Zeqollari, Z. (Elsevier, January 11, 2010)
    Multi-proxy analyses on core JO2004-1 recovered from Lake Ohrid (40°55.000 N, 20°40.297E, 705 m a.s.l.) provide the first environmental and climate reconstruction in a mountainous area in Southern Europe over the last ...
  • Darkoh, M.; Mbaiwa, J. (Blackwell, http://www.wiley-blackwell.com, 2009)
    This study assesses land-use conflicts in the Okavango wetland ecosystem. A survey of the livelihood activities of a sample of four villages has been carried out and a stakeholder approach used to identify and analyse the ...
  • Darkoh, M.B.K.; Mbaiwa, J.E. (Wiley, 2009)
    This study assesses land-use conflicts in the Okavango wetland ecosystem. A survey of the livelihood activities of a sample of four villages has been carried out and a stakeholder approach used to identify and analyse the ...
  • Bond, J.M.; Veenedaal, E.M.; Hornby, D.D.; Gray, A.J. (Kluwer Academic Publishers, http://www.springerlink.com, November 28, 2002)
    One of the major problems in determining the origin of invasive species is that often their arrival is unnoticed. Only when population levels increase is their presence noticed but by this time determining the point of ...
  • Sajidu, S.M.I.; Persson, I.; Masamba, W.R.L.; Henry, E.M.T. (Academic Journals, http://www.academicjournals.org/AJB, 2008)
    In continuation of our work on heavy metal remediation using Moringa seed powder, this study examines the mechanisms of metal sorption on water extracts of Moringa oleifera (MO) seed powder using extended X-ray absorption ...
  • Meck, M.; Atlhopheng, J.; Masamba, W.; Ringrose, S.; Diskin, S. (Bentham Open, 2010)
    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 ...
  • Moleele, N.M.; Ringrose, S.; Matheson, W.; Vanderpost, C. (ScienceDirect, www.sciencedirect.com, 2002)
    the cattle-dominated grazing areas of Botswana. Bush encroachment species – for instance Acacia tortilis, A. erubescens, A. mellifera, Dichrostachys cinerea, Grewia flava, and Terminalia sericea –are increasing in cover ...
  • O'Halloran, L.; Shugart, H.; Wang, L.; Caylor, K.; Ringrose, S.; Kgope, B. (Elsevier, February 19, 2010)
    The Kalahari Transect (KT) is an International Geosphere–Biosphere Programme mega-transect designed to examine hydrological and ecological patterns and processes throughout the savannas of southern Africa. The KT traverses ...
  • Magole, L.; Magole, L.I. (Elsevier www.elsevier.com/locate/pce, 2009)
    The Okavango Delta is amongst the largest Ramsar sites (http://www.ramsar.org/sitelist.pdf) in the world and an important wetland for community livelihoods, conservation and tourism in Botswana. Over the years, the ...
  • Magole, L.; Magole, L.I. (Elsevier, July 15, 2009)
    The Okavango Delta is amongst the largest Ramsar sites (http://www.ramsar.org/sitelist.pdf) in the world and an important wetland for community livelihoods, conservation and tourism in Botswana. Over the years, the utilization ...
  • Kgathi, D.L.; Kniveton, D.; Ringrose, S.; Turton, A.R.; Vanderpost, C.; Lundqvist, J.; Seely, M. (Elsevier; www.elsevier.com/locate/jhydrol, 2006)
    The Okavango basin comprises the Cuito and Cubango active catchment areas in Angola, in addition to the Kavango's Okavango non-active catchment in northern Namibia and Botswana. The Okavango River water and its ecosystem ...
  • Ringrose, S.; Kampunzu, A.B.; Vink, B.W.; Matheson, W.; Downey, W.S. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/117935722/grouphome/home.html, 2002)
    Quaternary sedimentation in the Moshaweng dry valley of southeastern Botswana is evaluated on the basis of geomorphological evolution and sedimentological analyses. Stratigraphic evidence reveals an 'upper surface (1095 ...
  • Vanderpost, C. (Springer, http://www.springer.com, 2006)
    Intensification of human sprawl in buffer zones of globally important African wilderness areas is of worldwide concern. The paper identifies two major conflicting (yet potentially reconcilable) pathways of rural sprawl in ...
  • Vanderpost, C. (Population Environment; Springer Netherlands; http://www.springerlink.com/content/0t141ml76q32717m/, January, 2006)
    Intensification of human sprawl in buffer zones of globally important African wilderness areas is of worldwide concern. The paper identifies two major conflicting (yet potentially reconcilable) pathways of rural sprawl in ...
  • Kolawole, Oluwatoyin Dare; Mogobe, Oarabile; Magole, Lapologang (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, https://www.waset.org, 2013)
    Although many factors play a significant role in agricultural production and productivity, the importance of soil fertility cannot be underestimated. The extent to which small farmers are able to manage the fertility of ...

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