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Courses - Spring 2024
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Open Seats as of
02/29/2024 at 07:30 AM
Soils and Fertilizers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Must be in a major in AGNR-College of Agriculture & Natural Resources; or permission of AGNR-Institute of Applied Agriculture department.
Soils and Fertilizers is an introductory course for students entering careers related to applied agricultural production. The course is divided into three subject areas: soil properties, soil fertility, and environmental concerns of using soils for agricultural production. Emphasis is placed upon the characteristics of Maryland soils which are similar to the soils in the mid-Atlantic region. The importance of nutrient management and non-point source pollution of the Chesapeake Bay are covered in the course.
Restriction: Must be a major in AGNR-College of Agriculture & Natural Resources. Others by permission of AGNR-institute of Applied Agriculture department.