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Norah Basopo

Lecturer
Applied Biology and Biochemistry
National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe

Norah Basopo

Biography

Norah Basopo is a Lecturer in the department of Applied Biology and Biochemistry in the National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe.

Research Interest

Evaluating the levels and effects of environmental pollutants in aquatic and terrestrial environments. Use biomarkers to detect presence and effects of anthropogenic pollutants such as pesticides, metals, industrial effluent on terrestrial and aquatic biota.

Publications

  • M Ndabambi, N Basopo, LC Nkiwane & YS Naik (2015) The molluscicidal efficacy of methanol extracts of Pterocarpus angolensis, Sclerocarya birrea, Pappea capensis and Commiphora africana against Lymnaea natalensis and Helisoma duryi, African Journal of Aquatic Science, 40:107-108, DOI: 10.2989/16085914.2015.1024605

  • Basopo N, Mumbamarwo L, Mkandla D and Naik YS. (2014) Pollutant mixtures as stressors of selected enzyme activities of the aquatic snail Helisoma duryi. Journal of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology 6(4): 27-37.

  • Basopo, N. and Naik YS. (2012) Inhibition of esterases of the freshwater snails Helisoma duryi and Lymnaea natalensis by mixtures of pesticides. International Journal of Environmental Protection, 292): 27-30.

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