REN R 210 - Introduction to Soil Science

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-3)

Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Elementary aspects of soil formation, occurrence in natural landscapes, and classification, including basic morphological, physical, and chemical characteristics employed in the identification of soils. Introduction to soil mineralogy, water movement, reactivity, organic matter, and nutrient cycling for predicting soil performance in both managed and natural landscapes. Prerequisite: *30. CHEM 101 and (BIOL 208 or EAS 201) recommended.