ESPM 3612: Soil and Environmental Biology

Term(s) offered: 
Fall
Term frequency: 
every year
Course credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 

BIOL 1009 or equivalent, CHEM1021 or equivalent; SOIL 2125 recommended

Description

Properties of microorganisms that impact soil fertility, structure, and quality. Nutrient requirements of microbes and plants, and mineral transformations in biogeochemical cycling. Symbiotic plant/microbe associations and their role in sustainable agricultural production. Biodegradation of pollutants and bioremediation approaches.