Soil and Plant Nutrition

BIOLGY X 493.2

Learn the physical, biological, and chemical properies of soils; learn what is in a soil report and how to improve your soil's yield.


What you can learn.

  • Define soil science vocabulary
  • Identify different soil textures and types
  • Understand the basics of the physical and chemical properties of soils
  • Learn to select and apply fertilizers and soil amendments effectively

About this course:

This introductory course covers the physical, biological and chemical properties of soils, as well as basic plant nutrition and fertilization. Soil conditions that affect plant-soil-air-water relations are discussed, including the effects of soil compaction and drainage. Other topics include the texture, structure and classification of soils; the use of soil amendments to improve soils; and the properties and applications of fertilizers.

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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