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Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
Fax: +267 - 3928753
www . bca . bw
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The Department of Agricultural Engineering and Land Planning is made up of six units,Agric Structures,Geomatics,Land Planning, Power Machinery,Soil Engineering, Technology

AEL Courses

COURSES FOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES
ELB 210 - Land Surveying and Evaluation (3 Credits)
ELB 211 - Soil and Water Conservation (3 Credits)
ELB 220 - Farm Workshop Practice (2 Credits)
ELB 221 - Soil-Plant-Water Relations (3 Credits)
Semester 2; Pre-requisites: none; Co-requisites: none
Course Synopsis: Physical properties of soil e.g., texture, structure and porosity. Measurement of soil moisture content. Movement of soil water. Infiltration and hydraulic conductivity. Methods of determining evapotranspiration. Water deficit, plant growth and water use efficiency. Causes of salinity and alkalinity in soils. (2L-2P).
Lecturer:
Mr Marumo
ELB 320 - Hydrology and Climatology (3 Credits)
ELB 321 - Tractor and Farm Implement Technology (3 Credits)
ELB 310 - Farm Structures (3 Credits)
ELB 410 - Agricultural Mechanization Management (3 Credits)
ELB 411 - Agricultural Processing (3 Credits)
ELB 420 - Land Drainage (3 Credits)
Key:
L - lecture hours per week
P - Practical hours per week
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An Associate Institution of the University of Botswana established through Act of Parliament No. 9 of 1991