SOIL 4234 Soil Nutrient Management

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Dr. Brian Arnall
373 Ag Hall
Phone: (405) 744-1722
E-mail: b.arnall@okstate.edu
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Lab
Section 1 (1:30)
Mr. Joao Souza
bigatao@okstate.edu
4-6720
468 Ag Hall

Section 2 (3:30)
Mr. Bronc Finch
bronc.finch@okstate.edu
480 Ag Hall

Supervising Laboratory Instructor
Mr. Vaughn Reed
vaughn.reed@okstate.edu
468 Ag Hall

 


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SOIL 4234 Soil Nutrient Management

Syllabus Lecture

Syllabus Lecture

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SOIL 4234 – Fall 2018 – Calendar / Syllabus

Lecture 11:30-12:20               Room 201 Ag Hall

Monday

Wednesday

Friday

AUGUST

20   Orientation / Introduction.

22   Historical observations, Mitscherlich and Bray concepts

24   Mitscherlich and Bray concepts, general models (cont.)

27    Essential plant nutrients and the chemical form absorbed

 29   General rules of ion solubility

 31   Nutrient mobility in soils and factors affecting it

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

 

 

 3   UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY

  5  Plant functions of essential nutrients

7    Plant functions of essential nutrients   

10   Soil acidity and buffer capacity

12    Soil acidity and liming

14  Saline and sodic soils

17    Exam 1

19   Soil and fertilizer N

21    N-Transformations

24   N-Transformations

26    N-Fertilizers 

28    N-Fertilizers

  

 

 

OCTOBER

Soil testing and N fertilizer rec.

  Soil and Fertilizer P

5   Soil P reactions

8  Soil P reactions

10   Soil test P, calibration and correlation

12     Fertilizer P

15  Methods of P fertilization

17    Methods of P fertilization

18  Fall Break

22  Government Regs

24   Exam 2

26   Soil test report

29  Soil test report interpretations and fertilizer rec

1   Soil test report interpretations and fertilizer rec

NOVEMBER

2   Soil and Fertilizer K

5   **

7   **

9  Soil and Fertilizer K

12   Fertilizer K

14   Soil and Fertilizer S, Ca, Mg

16  Soil and Fertilizer S, Ca, Mg 

19     Micro Nutrients

 21    Thanksgiving Break

 23    Thanksgiving Break

26   Micro Nutrients

28   Micro Nutrients

30   Micro Nutrients

DECEMBER

 

 

 

3  Labels

5  Grid Sampling and  Soil EC

7   Ask BA

10    FINAL 10:00 am

 

 



 

 

Final EXAM, Monday December 10, 10-12

Grading:

A minimum of 15 maximum of 30 quizzes will be over the period of the semester

Lecture Grade:
Homework:  Approx 10%
Quiz Scores:  Approx 30%
Exams 1 and 2:  12.5% each
Final Exam: 25%

Soil 4234 Grade:
Lecture: 75%
Lab:  25%


A: 90-100
B: 80-90
C: 70-80
D: 60-70
F: 50-60

Attendance:  Mandatory,
No make ups allowed on missed quizzes or exams.
Students with excessive absences  4 or more, will receive F.

 

 

 

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