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HORT 302 Soils, Soil Management, and Plant Nutrition

Units: 3

Same As: PLTS 310

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: HORT 300 and PLTS 300

Transferable: CSU; UC

CID: C-ID AG - PS 128L

This course provides a basic knowledge of the physical, chemical, and biological properties of soils. The course includes factors of: fundamental soil properties, soil and plant relationships, principles of soil formation, fertilizers and soil management, salinity, pH, erosion
management, and non-agricultural uses. Field trips may be required. This course is the same as PLTS 310, and only one may be taken for credit.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: Demonstrate independent learning and effective communication skills.