APBI402-4

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Learning objective for week 3

Identify soil quality indicators that could be used to monitor the sustainability of management practices at the Lac du Bois Range.

Student tasks for week 3

  1. Develop a soil quality framework for the Lac du Bois Range
  2. Preparation for group presentations.

NOTE: Before next week’s session, your team should research any gaps in knowledge regarding the guiding questions for today’s session. Start preparing for the group presentation and please consult guidelines given in the course syllabus.

Guiding questions for week 3

  1. What are potential effects of the soil organic matter on the soil physical properties of the site in southern interior of BC?
  2. List some soil quality indicators, with emphasis on physical properties that could be used to monitor the sustainability of the management of the Lac du Bois Range.