Soils 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.
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Classroom
Starting at $625.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Soils and Plant Nutrition.

X 496.2 General Botany for Gardeners or X 494 Introduction to Horticulture.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Gretchen Renshaw
364790
Fee:
$625.00
23 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
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Notes

No meeting on Feb 20. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 15, 2019
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Wed Jan 9, 2019
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Wed Jan 23, 2019
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Wed Jan 30, 2019
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Wed Feb 6, 2019
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Wed Feb 13, 2019
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Wed Feb 27, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Wed Mar 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Wed Mar 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Wed Mar 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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