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SWS 3022: INTRODUCTION TO SOILS IN THE ENVIRONMENT

 

Instructor:

Samira H. Daroub
Professor, Soil and Environmental Chemistry
(561) 993-1593
sdaroub@ufl.edu

 

About the Course

Fundamentals of soil science emphasizing the physical, chemical and biological properties of soils in relation to growth of native and agricultural plants and environmental uses. This course emphasizes soil physical, chemical, and biological properties in relation to plant growth, the environment, and the soil’s place in our daily lives. The course is intended to introduce students to the importance of soils to humans and the environment through study of their morphology, physical and chemical properties, their distribution, and their biological significance.

Credits: 3
Semesters Offered: Spring
General Education Requirement Course: P (Physical Sciences)

Prerequisites: None
Textbook: Elements of the Nature and Properties of Soils by Nyle C. Brady and Ray R. Weil. 3rd Edition.

 

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