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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSE 440 - Environmental Soil Chemistry and Plant Nutrition

A study of the origin and nature of soil chemical properties and how they influence plant growth and environmental quality.  The cycling of nutrients and carbon through soils, the biosphere, the hydrosphere, and the atmosphere is discussed.  The impacts of human practices such as fertilization, mining, fossil fuel consumption, irrigation, and waste disposal on the quality of soils in both managed and natural systems are considered.

Prerequisites: BMB 208 or CHY 122 and EES 140.

Course Typically Offered: Spring, Even Years

Credits: 3