Description

Notes from all 5 modules required for final exam revision


Topics Included:

Module 1: Soil Constituents
- Soil constituents
- Ion exchange capacity
- Soil chemistry
Module 2: Plant Nutrient Availability
- Organic matter
- Mineralization/immobilization
- Soil pH
- Nutrient availability
- Solubility and adsorption
Module 3: Plant Nutrients
- Nutrient uptake
- Nutrient movement
- Role of Nitrogen
- Nitrogen cycle
- Carbon sequestration
- Role of Phosphorus
- Physiological responses
- Phosphorus cycle
- Role of Sulfur
- Role of Potassium
- Anions and cations
- Role of Calcium and Magnesium
- Trace elements
- Micronutrients
- Mineral deficiencies
- Plant and soil analysis
Module 4: Physics
- Physics ad plant growth
- Soil texture
- Soil structure
- Water effects on soil
- Saline and sodic soils
- SAR
- Soil water dynamics
- Objectives of soil management
Module 5: Environmental Soil Science
- Causes
- Soil infertility
- Mineral toxicity
- Low mineral levels
- Liming
- Acid mine drainage
- Salinity
- Sodium
- Management
- Contamination
- Remediation
- Organic vs conventional
- Soil organic matter
- The future


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Semester 1, 2020


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