AGRO 4056 Microbial Ecology and Nutrient Cycling in Soils (4)
Also offered as BIOL 4256 and EMS 4056.Prereq.:AGRO 2051 and BIOL 2051.3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Microorganisms in terrestrial environments and biogenic processes influencing C, N, S and P cycling; role of microorganisms in biological nitrogen fixation, plant nutrient availability, formation of soil humus and decomposition of organic and inorganic materials; impact of microbial processes on environmental quality.