Soil Science I: Physical Properties


Soil is a dynamic, living organism and the very foundation of sustainable horticulture and agriculture.This course focuses on the texture, structure, density, and color of different soils and the dynamic relationship that exists among soil, water, and plants.Through lectures and labs using microscopes, learnirrigation and drainage techniques and explore howsoil, organic matter, and microbiology relate to plant health and soil conservation.

Required Text:
Plaster, Edward J., Soil Science and Management, 5th Edition
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning, Inc.
2009


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