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Spring 2018
Jul 18,2024
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SOIL 205 - Introduction to Soil Science
Associated Term: Spring 2018
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course the student will be able to: 1- Describe and evaluate the six major environmental functions of soil and implications for sustainability 2- Explain the five factors contro lling soil development and describe how each of these factors has contributed to a soil that exists today 3- Summarize how a soil's propertie s affect its suitability for a variety of land-management uses 4- Assess and explain how chemical, physical and biological processes affect the function and health of soil. 5- Perform calculations involving soil physical properties, water content and soil nutrient availability 6- Identify, compare and contrast soils in the landscape 7- Interpret soils related graphs, tables and maps 8- Present research findings in written graphic, and oral form
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