AGOR 50 Soil Science and Management
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: AG-PS 128L)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36 Lab: 54
Principles of soil management, including management of air, water, nutrients, organic matter. Study of soil including physical, chemical, and biological properties, classification, derivation, use, function, and management including erosion, moisture retention, structure, cultivation, organic matter, and microbiology as they pertain to optimized plant growth. Laboratory topics include soil type, classification, soil reaction, soil fertility, and physical properties of soil. Laboratory required. Field trips are required.