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AGR 220 - Fundamentals of Soil Science

Hours: 5
This is an introductory course that addresses aspects of soil science such as soil structure and formation through lecture and lab instruction; physical, chemical, and biological properties of soil and how it affects plant growth and development; soil water, soil fertility, productivity, and testing. The course will also introduce soil management and concervation and the relationship between soil, agricultural and non-agricultural practices, and the effect of these variables on water quality and the environment. The class will consist of 3 hours of lecture and 4 hours of lab per week.

Lecture/Laboratory: 3 hours lecture, 4 contact hours lab
Prerequisite: CHM 105  with a minimum grade of C or four semesters of high school Chemistry with a minimum grade of C. 



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