189.151 Soil Properties and Processes (15 credits)

An introduction to the soil as it influences plant growth; the soil as a physical environment for plant roots; soil organic matter. The regulation of soil nutrient availability by biological and chemical processes; soil acidity and pH; the soil resources of New Zealand. A practical course based on the above.

Requirements Requirements help

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Students must have completed 119.153 or 123.101 and ideally, have acquired achievement standards in NCEA level 2 chemistry and maths prior to enrolling. If you are unsure of your maths capability try the online quizzes at this quiz

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2017 Semester one full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2017 Double Semester Distance
2017 Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2018 Semester one full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2018 Double Semester Distance
2018 Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

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