VOC AGR50 Soil Science and Management
(May be taken two times for credit)
Lecture: 36 Lab: 54
Principles of soil management, including management of air, water, nutrients, organic matter. Study of soil including physical, chemical, and biological properties, classification, derivation, use, function, and management including erosion, moisture, retention, structure, cultivation, organic matter, and microbiology as they pertain to optimized plant, growth. Laboratory topics include soil type, classification, soil reaction, soil fertility, and physical properties of soil. Laboratory required. Field trips are required.