AGPS 1103 - Soils, 3 Credits

Level: Lower

Course Attributes: Gen Ed - Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Science

Fundamental principles of soil science are studied in an effort to relate soil characteristics to plant growth; plant growth as influenced by soil factors. Soil parent materials and soil formation, physical, chemical and colloidal properties of soils and soil surveys, life in the soil, soil water, and water conservation, plant nutrition, lime and liming practices are all covered in this course. Laboratory components complements lecture material.