AGRI 1050 - ♦Introduction to Soil Science
Introduction to Soil Science is a study of the physical, chemical and biological properties of soils as these properties relate to soil management and fertility. The student will examine differences in soils and relate the differences to the origin of the particular soil, its productive capacity and the best management practices for the soil with respect to erosion control, tillage practices, natural moisture supply, aeration, and fertility of the soil. Plant nutrition and the use of fertilizers will be covered with the student running soil tests and making fertilizer recommendations based on the test results.
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Contact Hours: 5
Semester: Fall, Spring
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites: All required math learning support courses, ENGL 0870, READ 0870, or appropriate entrance scores.
Note: ♦ Course designed for transfer.
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