X hits on this document

PDF document

CHANCELLOR Sir George Alleyne OCC, MD, FRCP, FACP (Hon), Hon. DSC (UWI) - page 80 / 136

369 views

0 shares

0 downloads

0 comments

80 / 136

The

FA C U L T Y Faculty

BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture

AGSL 3001 (AS31A) IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE TECHNOLOGY (3 credits)

AGSL 3004 [AS34D] INTEGRATED WATERSHED MANAGEMENT(4 credits)

Prerequisite: AS16B Syllabus: Soil water potential and measurements; saturated/unsatur- ated water movement; water movement to roots; evaporation, evaoptranspiration and consumptive use. Sources of water; methods of water application; design, installation, operation and evaluation of irrigation systems; pumps and pumping for irrigation and drainage; drainage principles; types of drains; planning, design and installation of drainage systems; legal and administrative aspects of irrigation and drainage.

Prerequisite: AS16B Syllabus: The hydrologic cycle; rainfall, runoff/stream flow measurement and analysis; rainfall-runoff models; the watershed and its ecosystem; biogeochemical and nutrient cycles; integrated watershed management principles and planning; soil and wa- ter resources conservation practices; watershed degradation and restoration; soil erosion and control; water quality and yield improvement; the role of forestry/agro-forestry; socio-eco- nomic, legal and institutional aspects. Case studies and field

Assessment: Coursework:

Examination:

25%

75%

trips. Assessment: Coursework Final Examination:

25% 75%

AGSL 3002 (AS33D) SOIL SURVEY AND LAND EVALUATION (4 credits)

Prerequisite: AS16B Syllabus: Principles of soil ecology and soil habitation – faunal and floral interactions with soil properties; kinds, classes, and field tech- niques in soil surveys; Aerial photographic interpretation; Re- mote sensing, GIS and their applications; soil and land capa- bility classification; Use and interpretation of soil and land

capability maps; Land evaluation techniques. Assessment: In-course assessment: Examination:

40% 60%

AGSL 3013 [AS313] RESEARCH PROJECT (SOILS) (4 Credits)

BIOL 1061 (BL11D) CELL BIOLOGY AND GENETICS (6 credits)

Prerequisites:A-level pass in Biology, Botany or Zoology or equivalent

Syllabus: A study of the ultra structure of the cell, biochemistry of bio molecules and inheritance. Topics include structure and func- tion of bio molecules and cell organelles, enzyme activity, bioen- ergetics, respiration, the mechanisms of inheritance, gene

mapping and genetic variation. Assessment: In-course assessment One 3-hr practical One 3-hr theory examination

20% 20% 60%

80

Document info
Document views369
Page views369
Page last viewedMon Dec 05 03:46:13 UTC 2016
Pages136
Paragraphs4701
Words45742

Comments