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Research Output 1991 2018

2018

SUSTAINABILITY OF RAIN-FED AGRICULTURE IN BOTSWANA: A CASE STUDY IN THE PANDAMATENGA PLAINS

Alemaw, B., R Chaoka, T. & Totolo, O., Jun 18 2018, In : Journal of physics and chemistry of the earth.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sustainability
agriculture
crop
soil moisture
runoff
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Lead pollution of shooting range soils

Sehube, N., Kelebemang, R., Totolo, O., Laetsang, M., Kamwi, O. & Dinake, P., Jan 1 2017, In : South African Journal of Chemistry. 70, p. 21-28 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pollution
Soils
Environmental Protection Agency
Hazardous Waste
Weathering

Sepeciation and Mobility of Lead in Shooting Range Soils

Totolo, O., Kelebemang, R., Dinake, P., Sehube, N., Danie, B. & Laetsang, M., 2017, In : J. Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability . p. 143-152

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Speciation and mobility of lead in shooting range soils

Kelebemang, R., Dinake, P., Sehube, N., Daniel, B., Totolo, O. & Laetsang, M., 2017, In : Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability. 29, 1, p. 143-152 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Biological Availability
Soil
Lead
Soils
Leaching
7 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of persistence soil nutrient status in abandoned cattle kraals in a semi arid area in Botswana

Kizza, S., Totolo, O., Perkins, J. & Areola, O., Dec 4 2010, In : Scientific Research and Essays. 5, 23, p. 3613-3622 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Botswana
cattle
nutrients
soil nutrients
Nutrients

Development of Jwaneng Mine: Economic Impacts and Environmental Implications

Totolo, O., Gwebu, T. D., Darkoh, M. B. K. & Ntsabane, I. P., 2010, In : Botswana Journal of African Studies . 24, 2, p. 17-37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evaluation of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of Bokaa Dam in south-eastern Botswana

Totolo, O., Matale, T. & Mswela, K., 2010, In : Botswana Journal of Agriculture and Applied Sciences . 6, 2, p. 30-40.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
18 Citations (Scopus)

Heavy metal distribution in soils near Palapye, Botswana: An evaluation of the environmental impact of coal mining and combustion on soils in a semi-arid region

Zhai, M., Totolo, O., Modisi, M. P., Finkelman, R. B., Kelesitse, S. M. & Menyatso, M., Dec 1 2009, In : Environmental Geochemistry and Health. 31, 6, p. 759-777 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arid regions
Coal
Coal combustion
Heavy Metals
coal mining

Soil Heavy Metal Concentration Patterns at Two Speed Zones along the Gaborone-Tlokweng Border Post Highway, Southeast Botswana

SHAIKH, MOHAMMED., MOLEELE, NKOBI., Ekosse, G-I., Totolo, O. & Atlhopheng, J., Jun 24 2009, In : Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management . 10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heavy metal
road
soil
soil chemistry
cation exchange capacity
2008

X-Ray Diffraction Study of Geophagic Soils from Gaborone, Botswana

Totolo, O. (ed.), 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2007

Short term response of three soil types in Botswana to sewage sludge

Totolo, O., Ngole, V. M. & Mpuchane, S., 2007, In : Botswana Journal of Technology . 16, 2, p. 1-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Socio-economic and environmental Impacts of Jwaneng Diamond Mine

Totolo, O., Gwebu, T. D., Darkoh, M. B. K. & Ntsabane, I. P., 2007, In : Journal of African Research and Development and Transafrican Journal of History. 33, p. 210-245

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2006

. Soil Moisture Modelling and Application in Agricultural Water Management in a Semi-Arid Environment

Totolo, O., T.R, C. & Alemaw, B. F., 2006.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

5 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of sustainability of rain-fed agriculture through soil moisture modeling in the Pandamatenga Plains of Botswana

Alemaw, B. F., Chaoka, T. R. & Totolo, O., Sep 27 2006, In : Physics and Chemistry of the Earth. 31, 15-16, p. 960-966 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Botswana
soil moisture
agriculture
crops
Soil moisture
18 Citations (Scopus)

Survival of faecal coliforms in four different types of sludge-amended soils in Botswana

Ngole, V., Mpuchane, S. & Totolo, O., Oct 1 2006, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 42, 4, p. 208-218 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewage
sludge
Soil
Luvisol
soil

The effect of ageing on the fertilizer value of sludge from Botswana

Ngole, V., Totolo, O. & Sisai, M., Oct 31 2006, In : Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management . 10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sludge
fertilizer
heavy metal
effect
arable farming
2005

. Sustainability of Rainfed Agriculture in Botswana: A Case Study in the Pandamatenga Plains

Totolo, O., T.R, C. & Alemaw, B. F., 2005.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

12 Citations (Scopus)

Customary land tenure saves the best arable agricultural land in the peri-urban zones of an African city: Gaborone, Botswana

Nkambwe, M. & Totolo, O., Jan 1 2005, In : Applied Geography. 25, 1, p. 29-46 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land tenure
Botswana
agricultural land
arable farming
arable soils

Heavy metals concentrations in Imbrasia belina (phane caterpillar) around the Selebi Phikwe Ni-Cu mine and smelter/concentrator plant, Botswana

Ekosse, G-I., J Van den Heever, D., de Jager, L. & Totolo, O., Dec 2 2005.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Heavy Metals Concentrations in Imbrasia Belina (Phane Caterplilar) around the Selebi-Phikwe Ni-Cu Mine and Smelter/Concentrator Plant, Botswana

Totolo, O., de Jager, L., J Van den Heever, D. & Ekosse, G-I., 2005, In : Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences . 11, 4, p. 553-559

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Li, Na and Rb distribution in Gaborone urban soils

Totolo, O., Zhai, M., Kampunzu, H. A. B. & Modisi, M. P., 2005, In : Botswana Journal of Earth Sciences . 6, p. 20-23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physico-chemical Properties of Clay Fraction Mineralogy of Subsurface Soils Around Gaborone Landfill

Totolo, O., Ngole, V. M. & Ekosse, G., 2005, In : Botswana Journal of Earth Sciences . 6, p. 14-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Impact of Fencing on Communal Grazing Land

Totolo, O., 2005

Research output: Other contribution

2004
16 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental chemistry and mineralogy of particulate air matter around Selebi Phikwe nickel-copper plant, Botswana

Ekosse, G., Van den Heever, D. J., De Jager, L. & Totolo, O., Feb 1 2004, In : Minerals Engineering. 17, 2, p. 349-353 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Mineralogy
Nickel
Copper
nickel
mineralogy

Impediments to the effective implementation of a groundwater quality protection strategy in Botswana

Chaoka, T., Shemang, E., Totolo, O. & Alemaw, B., Aug 15 2004. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Mineralogy of Tailings Dump around Selebi Phikwe Nickel-Copper Plant, Botswana

Ekosse, G-I., J VAN DEN HEEVER, D., de Jager, L. & Totolo, O., Jan 1 2004, In : Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management . 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tailings
nickel
mineralogy
copper
malachite
2003
49 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of heavy metals in Gaborone urban soils (Botswana) and its relationship to soil pollution and bedrock composition

Zhai, M., Kampunzu, H. A. B., Modisi, M. P. & Totolo, O., Dec 1 2003, In : Environmental Geology. 45, 2, p. 171-180 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil pollution
urban soils
Botswana
soil pollution
bedrock
5 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental change and sustainability issues in the Kalahari region

Totolo, O. & Chanda, R., Jun 1 2003, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 54, 2, p. 257-259 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental mineralogy of soils around Selebi Phikwe nickel-copper plant, Botswana

Ekosse, G., Van Den Heever, D. J., De Jager, L. & Totolo, O., Jun 1 2003, In : International Journal of Environmental Studies. 60, 3, p. 251-262 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mineralogy
Botswana
nickel
mineralogy
Nickel

Flooding and Soil Nutrient Status in the Okavango Delta’s Seasonal Floodplains

Totolo, O., Bonyongo, M. C., Mubyana, T. & Veenandaal, E. M., 2003, In : Botswana Notes and Records. 34, p. 123-128

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of seasonal flooding on soil total nitrogen, organic phosphorus and microbial populations in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

Mubyana, T., Krah, M., Totolo, O. & Bonyongo, M., Jun 1 2003, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 54, 2, p. 359-369 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

organic phosphorus
Botswana
flooding
floodplains
floodplain

Mineral genesis of the Matsheng soils, Kalagadi Basin, Botswana: . Proceedings of the Microscopy society of Southern Africa.

Totolo, O., Ekosse, G. E. & Coetzee, S. H., 2003. 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Population-environment interface in Botswana: Issues, challenges and prospects

Totolo, O. & Letamo, G., 2003, : Human Impact on Environment and Sustainable Development in Africa (ed. M.Darkoh and A. Rwomire). Hampshire, England, UK., p. 99-140

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

27 Citations (Scopus)

Prospects for subsistence livelihood and environmental sustainability along the Kalahari Transect: The case of Matsheng in Botswana's Kalahari rangelands

Chanda, R., Totolo, O., Moleele, N., Setshogo, M. & Mosweu, S., Jun 1 2003, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 54, 2, p. 425-445 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Botswana
environmental sustainability
livelihood
subsistence
rangeland
64 Citations (Scopus)

Vulnerability assessment of the maize and sorghum crops to climate change in Botswana

Chipanshi, A. C., Chanda, R. & Totolo, O., Dec 1 2003, In : Climatic Change. 61, 3, p. 339-360 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sorghum
vulnerability
maize
crop
climate change
2002

Environmental mineralogy of soils around the Selebi Phikwe Ni-Cu mine area, Botswana

Totolo, O., De Jager, L., Van den Heever, D. J. & Ekosse, G., 2002, In : International Journal of Environmental Studies. 60, 3, p. 251-262

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flooding and soil nutrient status in the Okavango Delta's seasonal floodplains

Bonyongo, M., Mubyana-John, T., Totolo, O. & M Veenandaal, E., Jan 1 2002, In : Botswana Notes and Records. 34, 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil nutrient
floodplain
flooding
river bed
nutrient dynamics
33 Citations (Scopus)

The Southern African Regional Science Initiative (SAFARI 2000): Wet season campaigns

Otter, L. B., Scholes, R. J., Dowty, P., Privette, J., Caylor, K., Ringrose, S., Mukelabai, M., Frost, P., Hanan, N., Totolo, O. & Veenendaal, E. M., Jan 1 2002, In : South African Journal of Science. 98, 3-4, p. 131-137 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Botswana
wet season
savannas
Atmosphere
savanna