Dec 09, 2018  
2017-2018 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AGRI 102 - Introduction to Soil Evaluation


2 hrs (Sem II)
Introduction to soil morphology, soil characteristics and landscape properties. Students develop skills in determining soil texture, structure, color, parent material, consistence, runoff and drainage. Basic concepts regarding the impact of soil morphology on the use of soils for various purposes will be discussed. Collegiate soil judging is a portion of the subject matter discussed. A field trip to the North American College Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Soil Judging Contest is required. 1 lecture hour, 2 laboratory hours.