Tropical Soils and Their Management

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Course Code: 
SSL 3102
Course Credit Units: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 3
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
Course Discipline: 
Course Description & Objectives: 

Major characteristics of a tropical environment. Tropical soils and major distinction from soils of other climatic regions. Dominant soil types (based on mineralogy) in the tropics, their characteristics and geographical distribution. Majorland use systems. Use potential and management requirements (physical, chemical and biological).    

Learning Outcomes: 

Student should be able to give practical guidelines in the management of tropical soils.

  • Understand the interactions of the tropical environment on soil formation, soil management, food production potential and natural resource utilisation as contrasted in temperate environments.
  • Understand the properties of the more important soil orders and how these relate to soil mgt and utilization in the tropics.
Tropical Soils and Their Management
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