Plant and Wildlife Sciences

Soil Science Laboratory

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
 ProgramsContaining PWS 283
Course Outcomes: 

Soil Assessment

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

Laboratory Techniques

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

Soil Analysis, Classification, and Content

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