HRT 135◊ Soils and Fertilizers

3 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/21/11

Includes discussion on soil formation, types, classes and groups of soil. The effects of water, nutrients and soil erosion, and its control/management also will be covered. Examines the relationships of soils, artificial growing media, fertilizers and the selection and use of fertilizers to meet plant nutritional requirements. Includes discussion on sustainable practices in soils.

Lecture: 2 hours

Laboratory: 2 hours

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