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SOIL&WAT 3016WT - Soil Ecology and Nutrient Cycling III

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 3110
Campus: Waite
Contact: Up to 6 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: SOIL&WAT 2500 or SOIL&WAT 2500WT
Assessment: Exam, practical reports, research proposal
Syllabus:

The course will provide students with a comprehensive view of ecological interactions in soils. It deals with the interactions between plants, soil and soil organisms, the roles played by soil organisms in decomposition of organic material, nutrient cycling (C, N, P) and stability of agricultural and natural ecosystems. Other topics include food webs, the importance of soil organisms for soil fertility, mycorrhizas and their effects on plant productivity and plant communities, nutrient cycling in various terrestrial ecosystems, root growth and the biology of the rhizosphere.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 2 $1,169 Band 2 $1,169 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3110 Mon 14/03/2011 Thu 31/03/2011 Fri 06/05/2011 Fri 10/06/2011


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
19735 LE01 30 3 2 Mar - 13 Apr Wednesday 10am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 118, Lecture Room 4
4 May - 8 Jun Wednesday 10am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 118, Lecture Room 4
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
19736 PR01 30 3 2 Mar - 13 Apr Wednesday 1pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, G18, Lab 2
4 May - 8 Jun Wednesday 1pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, G18, Lab 2