Soil Fertility and Fertilizers (SLSC 312.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
SLSC 312 01 September 2016 Jeffrey Schoenau (primary instructor)

Description

The forms, flows, and transformations of plant nutrients in soils are examined, with emphasis on Western Canadian agricultural systems. The fate of applied nutrients as commercial fertilizers and manure is stressed, especially as to how agronomic practices affect the utilization of soil and fertilizer nutrients by plants. Techniques for soil fertility evaluation and the development of suitable fertilizer recommendations and nutrient management plans are covered.

Prerequisite(s)

EVSC 220 or SLSC 240.

Note

Students with credit for SLSC 52 will not receive credit for this course.

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