AGRON 502 1 Fall 2020 - Chemistry, Physics, and Biology of Soils

Fall 2020
3 credit hours
Enrollment Limit: 
August 24, 2020 - December 18, 2020
Dan Dobill,, 515-294-2999
Course Description: 
Soil chemical, physical, and biological properties that control processes within the soil, their influence on plant/soil interactions, and soil classification. Basic concepts in soil science and their applications. Required course for the Master of Science in Agronomy degree program and Agronomy Graduate Certificate program.
Course Prerequisites: 
AGRON 181 or equivalent
AGRON 182 or equivalent
BIOL 101
CHEM 163
MATH 140
Required Course Materials: 
Weil, R and Brady, N. The Nature and Properties of Soils. 15th Edition (May 2016). Pearson Education. Hardcover & eTextbook ISBN: 9780133254488
Departmental Requirements: 
Controlled Enrollment: AGR. Restricted to graduate students enrolled in the MS Agronomy and Agronomy Graduate Certificate online degree programs. All other majors contact the MS Agronomy program office at 515-294-2999 or
Proctor Requirements: 
No requirements

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