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Prof Cornie Van Huyssteen
Soil- and Crop- and Climate Sciences
LG 1G.30
Soil Science
IB 54
051 4019247
Agriculture Building: Block 1 1G. 30

Short CV

Cornie van Huyssteen is an professor in the Department of Soil, Crop and Climate Sciences at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein.  He lectures Introductory Soil Science, Advanced Soil Chemistry and Advanced Soil Geomorphology.  His research focuses on the relationship between soil morphology and soil hydrology.  From 1991 to 1999 he was employed by the Institute for Soil, Climate and Water of the Agricultural Research Council, where he aided in the land type survey and spatial analysis of soil data.  He received his B.Sc. Agric. in 1991, his M.Sc. in 1995, both at the University of Stellenbosch and his Ph.D. in 2004 at the University of the Free State.  He was vice-chair of the IUSS working group for the World Reference Base and president of the Soil Science Society of South Africa.  He is author or co-author of 40 reviewed papers.


Publications (Short List)


Area(s) of Interest

Wetland soils
Soil mapping & interpretation
Soil-Plan-Water Interaction
Soil Classification

Courses Presented

Introduction to Soil, Crop and Climate Sciences (SCCS1624)

Soil Chemical Principles and Application (SOIL4814)

Soil Geomorphological Principles and Application (SOIL4834)

Community Service

Service Learning

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