The unit provides an introduction to the formation of key Tasmanian soil types, their parent materials and their land use potential. Soil fertility and key nutrient cycles (N, P and K), soil morphology and salinity will be examined in lectures, practicals and in the field. Basic soil chemical analysis for key nutrients will be examined. The unit involves three full-day excursions to examine the soils and land use of south-east Tasmania.
|Unit name||Soil, Nutrients and Water|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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2 lectures, 3-hr practical weekly (13 wks), 3 full-day excursions
3-hr theory exam (50%), practical work and reports (50%)
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