SWS - 4602C - Soil Physics


Physical processes and properties of soils that influence optimum growth of plants as well as potential for groundwater pollution from agrochemicals and applied wastes. Primary emphasis is given to basic concepts of transport and retention for water and solutes; secondary emphasis is given to air and heat in the root zone of the soil profile; and limited attention is given to mechanical properties of soil that affect the proliferation of plant roots. (P)

Frequency: Fall Alternating Years

Last Offered: Fall 2018

Fulfills the following requirements:

Course prerequisites include some or all of:

MAC - 2311 PHY - 2004 SWS - 3022