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SWS 6XXX: Fertilizer Technology, Production, and Use

 

ALS3133 Agriculture & Environmental Quality

Instructors:

Kelly Morgan
Professor, Soil Fertility and Water Management
(352) 294-3157     conserv@ufl.edu

Yuncong Li
Professor, Soil and Water Quality
(786) 217-9251     yunli@ufl.edu

Rao Mylavarapu
Professor, Sustainable Nutrient Systems
(352) 294-3113     raom@ufl.edu

About the Course

This course is designed to provide updated information on fertilizer production and use technology. Students of all agricultural production majors will benefit from the knowledge gained through this course in present and future employment in production agriculture and fertilizer sales and research. This team-taught course will provide information on a wide range of fertilizer technology and application methods from national and internationally known researchers and industry experts. Upon successfully completing this course, students will gain a broad, detailed understanding of how to produce different fertilizer components and how to use them properly to improve plant use efficiency. The course will culminate with calculations of various fertilizer rates for formulations discussed and economics associated with improved fertilizer management. 

Credits: 3
Semesters Offered: Fall
General Education Requirement Course: N/A

Prerequisites: None
Textbook Required: Fertilizer Technology and Application (John J. Mortvedy, Larry S. Murphy, Roy H. Follett, 1999) ISBN 1-892829-03-7

 

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