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HORTICULTURE 53 (Formerly Horticulture 40)
Soils and Fertilizers

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(Fall)

3 units: 3 hours lecture

Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 2R and Math A

Credit, degree applicable, Transfer CSU

Origin, formation, structure, and composition of soils and elements of plant nutrition. Improvement of soil fertility, different fertilizing agents, both organic and inorganic, and their effects and application. Soil analysis and methods of determining proper amounts of fertilizer and amendments.

 Last Published 6/1/11