Introduction to Soil Science Laboratory

Introduction to Soil Science Laboratory
Laboratory and field techniques in determining soil physical, chemical, and biological properties.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPWS 282 or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtFall, Winter
Course Outcomes

Laboratory Techniques

Apply laboratory techniques to determine problems associated with soil resource conservation and management

Soil Assessment

Understand basic soil assessments related to soil chemistry, physics, biology, and nutrient fertility

Soil Analysis, Classification, and Content

Conduct basic soil methods in nutrient analysis; textural classification; and organic matter, cation exchange capacity, acidity, and alkalinity content