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BIO 230 - Introduction to Soil Science

3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec.

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental principles of soil science: their origin; nature and constitution; and their chemical, physical and biological properties. Soils are explored in relation to their importance to the environment and to their uses for plant growth management. Emphasis will be placed on what constitutes soil and how it operates within the overall bioshpere. Labs focus on methods of scientific inquiry in the soil sciences and on learning practical skills for assessing and managing soils.
Offered Spring semester
Co-Requisites: BIO 230L
General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Natural Sciences (NS)


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