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
Remote Instruction
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.
Prerequisites
Recommended but not required for enrollment: BIOLGY X 496.2 General Botany for Gardeners or BIOLGY X 494 Introduction to Horticulture.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Wednesday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Gretchen Renshaw
377950
Fee:
$625.00
33 days left. Enroll by Jan 6, 2021
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Notes

Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 12, 2021
Schedule
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Wed Jan 6, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Jan 13, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Wed Jan 20, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Jan 27, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Feb 3, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Feb 10, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Feb 17, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Feb 24, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Mar 3, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Wed Mar 10, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 17, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

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