PLSCS 3210

PLSCS 3210

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Students learn about agronomy and recent advances in sustainable soil and crop management, and gain a lot of practical farming knowledge. Integrated perspectives on the physical, biological, and chemical aspects of soil management in the broader context of agroecosystems are explored. Soil and crop management practices and resulting interactions between soil, water, organisms, and organic and chemical inputs form the basis for discussions on diverse cropping systems, soil health, water quality and quantity, bioenergy, greenhouse gases, and sustainability.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Recommended prerequisite: PLSCS 1900 or PLSCS 2600.

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

Outcomes
  • Synthesize and evaluate historical and current concepts of sustainable soil and crop management, and relate and integrate them into personal experience
  • Analyze data related to basic soil physical, biological and chemical processes through analysis, graphing, and interpretation of data
  • Summarize factors affecting crop production and describe common criteria used to evaluate the sustainability of cropping systems
  • Describe and define technologies and policies related to the management of soil and crops
  • Demonstrate competency in assessing and planning sustainable soil management from reading, lectures, hands-on experience as well as the use of commonly used management tools.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3596PLSCS 3210  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Prerequisites: PLSCS 1900.