|Module code||GKD 350|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
A taxonomic system for South Africa. USDA’s Soil Taxonomy. Land suitability evaluation. Optimal resource utilization. The conservation component. Ecological aspects. Ecotype, land types. Soil maps. Practical work: Field practicals and compulsory excursion. Identification of soil horizons, forms and families. Land suitability evaluation. Elementary mapping exercise.
|Prerequisites||GKD 250 GS|
|Contact time||1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Department||Department of Plant and Soil Sciences|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1|
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