AGRON 512 1 Fall 2021 - Soil-Plant Environment

Fall 2021
3 credit hours
Enrollment Limit: 
August 23, 2021 - December 17, 2021
Renuka Mathur,, 515-294-2628
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.
Course Prerequisites: 
Recommended AGRON 501
Required Course Materials: 
Weil, R and Brady, N. The Nature and Properties of Soils. 15th Edition, May 2016. Pearson Education. Hardcover & eTextbook ISBN: 9780133254488.
Marschner, P. Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants. 3rd Edition, September 2011. Elsevier Science. Hardcover & eTextbook ISBN: 9780123849052.
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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 requirement

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