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

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
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: Exams, practical/field trip reports, discussion paper
Syllabus:

The course will provide students with a comprehensive view of ecological interactions in soils. It covers 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 the importance of soil organisms for soil fertility, mycorrhizas and their effects on plant productivity and plant communities, microbial ecology, root growth and the biology of the rhizosphere.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15147 LE01 40 7 2 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 10am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
27 Apr - 8 Jun Wednesday 10am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12062 TU01 40 7 2 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 11am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 205, Teaching Room
27 Apr - 8 Jun Wednesday 11am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 205, Teaching Room
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15148 PR01 40 7 2 Mar - 30 Mar Wednesday 1pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, G09, Laboratory
27 Apr - 18 May Wednesday 1pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, G09, Laboratory
8 Jun - 8 Jun Wednesday 1pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, G09, Laboratory