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Module code and title: T102, Living with technology: a foundation course
Item code: T102; 11; 1992
First transmission date: 27-06-1992
Published: 1992
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Duration: 00:24:16
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Producer: Philip Ashby
Contributors: Robert Lawton; Dick Morris
Publisher: BBC Open University
Keyword(s): Crop rotation; Cultural methods; Farming; Graphics; Marlborough; Muck spreading; North Farm; Pest Control; Principles of plant growth; Soil
Subject terms: Agricultural systems; Sustainable agriculture
Footage description: Footage - Presenter speaking. View of fields and farm buildings. Cows walking in yard. View of farm across fields (0'30"-2'22") - North Farm gate and yard. Two men entering yard. Cows. Manure. Views of fields. Wheat plants (2'23"-3'43") - Animations to show process of photosynthesis. Bags of fertiliser on lorry trailer. Animation showing nutrient uptake by plants (3'44"-7'26") - Farmer talking. Cows in farmyard. Tractors collecting manure. Filter box. Water treatment plant. Automatic irrigator (7'27"-9'28") - Bags of fertiliser being loaded onto lorry trailer. Man collecting soil samples from fields. Soil samples in laboratory containers. Woman testing soil PH. Equipment in lab (9'29"-15'06") - Tractor pulling trailer loaded with bags of fertiliser. Farmer talking. View of fields (15'07"-18'46") - Sample of wheat plant damaged by fret fly. Two men walking across a field. Areas damaged by fret fly (18'47"-20'17"). Views of fields. Close up of debris on ground surface. Grain mountain in building. Farmer talking. Views across fields. Cows feeding. Farmer talking. Fields (20'18"-24'20").
Master spool number: HOU7141
Production number: FOUT397B
Videofinder number: 4506
Available to public: no