Unit Code: AGR709

Unit Title: Soil Water & Management

Assess the importance, quality and quantity of soil and water as natural resources for ecosystems and societies. Understanding the principles of soil erosion processes and management practices to decrease erosion in urban, cropland and rangeland systems. The principles of the soil water cycle to improve the water use efficiency of dry-land and irrigated systems are also key areas of the study. The students are expected to learn how to utilize soil resource assessment tools to make land management decisions. Examine the role of soil management in the mitigation and adaptation to climate change.