SOIL PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY

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Instructor:
Course Venue:

Kabanyolo

Makerere University Research Institute Kabanyoro
MUARIK
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Course Code: 
SOS 2101
Course Credit Units: 
3
Semester: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 2
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
Course Discipline: 
Course Description & Objectives: 

Soil physical properties; their influence on air, workability, compaction, pore size and distribution. Water flow processes (infiltration, percolation, redistribution and evapotraspiration). Soil water content and potentials. Saturated and unsaturated water flow. Temperature, thermal regimes and heat flow in soils. Soil temperature management.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             objectives :

  •   To build students knowledge of soil physical and chemical properties and processes and how they influence on nutrient availability
  •    To equip students with knowledge and skills for assessment of soil physical and chemical properties

 

SOIL PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY
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