It can take more than 1000 years to form a centimeter of topsoil.
Lecturer Soil Chemistry - School of Agriculture and Food Sciences | Faculty of Science
The School of Agriculture and Food Sciences is one of the largest agricultural schools in Australia, comprising research and teaching experts in agribusiness, animals and wildlife, environment, plants and soil, and food and nutrition. The School offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research degrees encompassing those disciplines ranging from Bachelor to Doctorate. Situated at St Lucia and Gatton within the Faculty of Science, the School is a large and dynamic multidisciplinary hub with farm, pasture and laboratory facilities, and an established reputation for excellence and commitment to finding innovative and technology focussed solutions to global challenges.
UQ is ranked amongst the top two universities in Australia and one of the top 20 universities in the world for agriculture. (QS World University Rankings by subject 2015 Agriculture and Forestry).
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