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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)
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)
Semester 1; Pre-requisites: none; Co-requisites: none
Course Synopsis: Post harvest operations: transportation, crop handling, threshing, cleaning, grading and packaging. Crop storage and conservation methods; causes of loss and their control, preservation of horticultural and other products by cooling and on the farm processing operations: milling, mixing, and small scale processing, separation operations, economics of processing of agricultural products. (2L-2P).
Lecturer: Dr Mwithiga
ELB 420 - Land Drainage (3 Credits)
Key:
L - lecture hours per week
P - Practical hours per week
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