Soil chemistry 320

Module code GKD 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The more exact chemistry of soils systematically explained by understanding the particular chemical principles. Charge origin. Chemical equilibriums. Manifestations of sorption. Ion exchange. Acidic soils, saline soils and the organic fraction of soil. The chemistry of the important plant nutrient elements P, K and N is explained.

Module credits 14.00
Prerequisites GKD 250
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Plant Production and Soil Sc
Period of presentation Semester 2

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