Environmental resource assessment and management 450

Module code WDE 450
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Determining the resource potential of land on the basis of botanical composition, vegetation cover, animal grazing and browsing potential, water quality, soil quality, chemical, physical and biological soil degradation, soil erosion and other important environmental processes etc. which are essential for integrated agricultural land use practices. Evaluation of grasses and other vegetation types in terms of environmental adaptation, acceptability and adaptability to a sustainable utilization system and the management requirements of an integrated and adaptive management system.

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time fortnightly practicals, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Academic organisation Plant and Soil Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1

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