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AGRI 550 Sustained Tropical Agriculture (3 credits)

Offered by: Plant Science (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Overview

Agriculture : Contrast theory and practice in defining agricultural environmental "challenges" in the Neotropics. Indigenous and appropriate technological means of mitigation. Soil management and erosion, water scarcity, water over-abundance, and water quality. Explore agro-ecosystem protection via field trips and project designs. Institutional context of conservation strategies, NGO links, and public participation.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Caroline B Begg (Winter)

  • Prerequisites: HISP 218 or equivalent; MATH 203 or AEMA 310 or equivalent
  • Restriction: Restricted Enrolment. Location in Panama. Student must be registered for a full semester of studies in Panama