The role of essential elements in plant nutrition is explored as well as the practical applications to mitigate soil deficiencies. Emphasis is placed on fertilizer types, usage, and applications for various agronomic and horticulture crops. Nutrient needs for outdoor, indoor, hydroponic, and artificial soil types will be examined. Soil management tactics including nutrient supply and uptake, and nutrient management strategies will be evaluated.
Credit Hours: Lecture – 2, Lab – 1, Credits – 3