Plant-Soil Environment

AGRON 512
XW
Agronomy
Credit Hours:
3
Fall
2017
Start Date: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 to Friday, December 15, 2017
Course Description: 
Soil properties and their impact on soil/plant relationships. Soil structure, aeration, moisture, and nutrients will be discussed in the context of soil fertility and environmental quality management. Enrollment priority given to distance MS Agronomy and Agronomy Graduate Certificate degree students.
Instructor:
Renuka Mathur
515-294-2628
Enrollment Limit: 
20
Requirements
Course Prerequisites: 
AGRON 502.
Restricted to graduate students enrolled in MS Agronomy and Agronomy Graduate Certificate online degree program at ISU. Students from other departments must get permission.
Required Course Materials: 
1. Weil, R and Brady, N. The Nature and Properties of Soil. 15th Edition, 2017. Prentice Hall. ISBN: 9780133254488
2. Troeh, F., Hobbs, J., Donahue, R. Soil and Water Conservation for Productivity and Environmental Protection, 4th Ed. May 2003. Prentice Hall. ISBN: 9780130968074
3. Marschner, P. Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants. 3rd Edition, September 2011. Elsevier Science. ISBN: 9780123849052. This book is available in print and electronic form. Free PDF: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780123849052
Tuition and fees
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Tuition: 
Standard
College Delivery Fee: 
200.00