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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Winter
Classroom
Starting at $625.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

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.

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

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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
370905
Fee:
$625.00
50 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2020
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Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2020
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Wed Jan 8, 2020
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Wed Jan 15, 2020
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Wed Jan 22, 2020
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Wed Jan 29, 2020
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Wed Feb 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Wed Feb 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Wed Feb 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Wed Feb 26, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Wed Mar 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Wed Mar 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Wed Mar 18, 2020
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