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AGRON 577: Soil Physics

(Dual-listed with AGRON 477). (Cross-listed with ENSCI). (3-0) Cr. 3. S.

The physical soil system: the soil components and their physical interactions; transport processes involving water, air, and heat. AGRON 182 recommended.


Agronomy is the science and technology of producing plants that serve humans, using practices essential for maintaining and improving life. The Department of Agronomy offers a major leading to a degree of bachelor of science (BS) in agronomy. Graduates have the theoretical and practical knowledge needed for efficient and sustainable crop production. They are skilled in critical thinking, problem solving, communicating, and working effectively with others. They understand the ethical, cultural, and environmental dimensions of issues facing agronomists globally.