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2012-13 Vincennes University Catalog 
2012-13 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AGRI 111 - Soils of the Midwest

1 hr (Sem I)
Introduction to soil morphology, soil characteristics and landscape properties. Students develop skills in determining soil texture, structure, color, parent material, consistence, run-off 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 Midwest Soil Judging Contest for 2-year colleges is required. 1 lecture hour.