Introduction to plant growth, plant nutrition and soils.

This module combines foundation level topics from the modules Plant growth and nutrition and Soils and plant growth. It serves as a convenient introduction to plant nutrition, plant growth, healthy soil concepts, soil processes that supply nutrients, fertilisers and the connections between soil factors and plant health. It is a recommended foundation subject for the…

Soils and plant growth

This module is the bridge between Plant growth and nutrition and the module Investigating healthy soils. In this module you will learn more about how soils work and how they naturally supply nutrients to plants. Examples can range from vegetables growing in a garden soil to pasture or crops on a farm. To do this…

Complete soil test

Course details: This module is for a complete soil nutrients and physical factors test. It will be carried out by a third party lab Agvita in Devonport. Your mentor will work with you to interpret the results and develop a nutrition plan. Includes assistance with sampling and submitting sample (by negotiation depending on distance). Cost…