Soil Science I
You’ll grasp the principles of soil science and be able to outline the soil properties and processes important for sustainable land use and environmental protection.
|Available semesters||Semester 2 2021|
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Describe the crucial importance of soils for civilisation, sustainable production and environmental protection.
- Outline the basic factors that determine soil formation, the basic properties of, and processes occurring in soils.
- Describe basic soil physical properties and processes and how they influence land use and plant growth.
- Understand the basic soil biology, chemistry and cycling of nutrients in the soil and relate them to soil fertility, plant requirements and environmental impacts.
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