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Ecological Soil Management Course

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How Does The Course Work For You?

[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.12.2″ text_font_size=”18px” text_orientation=”center”]The Course begins as soon as you register. It’s a self-paced course where you can access the Lessons anytime once they are released. Lessons are written and presented by Alan Broughton. You have lifetime access to the course; once they are made available online they remain there for you to access permanently.
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Online Ecological Soil Management Course Outline

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Magnesium: role, interactions, requirements, sources
Potassium: role, interactions, requirements, sources
Sodium: interactions, requirements, sources
Other cations: aluminium hydrogen
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Sulphur: role, interactions, requirements, sources
Nitrogen: role, interactions, requirements, inoculation of legumes, capturing the benefits of nitrogen fixation, other microbial nitrogen fixers, nitrogen loss, nitrogen sources

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Zinc: role, interactions, requirements, sources
Boron: role, interactions, requirements, sources
Manganese: role, interactions, requirements, sources
Iron: role, interactions, requirements, sources
Cobalt: role, interactions, requirements, sources
Molybdenum: role, interactions, requirements, sources
Selenium, nickel, platinum, rhodium, chlorine
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Ecological Soil Management Course Outcomes

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