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Identify the various soil types and their uses in plant propagation and landscaping - US 264179

This is a NQF registered programme (SAQA Reg. No 264179).  


In this course we explore the following concepts

Describe the characteristics of topsoil and its importance for plant establishment and growth.Identify the main soil types and describe their major characteristics.Recognise the role that water plays in cultivated soils and the factors that influence the infiltration rate in the different soil types.Explain the role that capillary action plays in the transference and storage of water in the soil.Explain the role that aeration plays in the maintenance of soil fertility and the factors that cause poor aeration.Entry Level Requirements Communication at NQF Level 1 or equivalent; Mathematical Literacy NQF Level 1 or equivalent.