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1 Presentation of the curriculum, learning outcomes gained from the course to be paired with the program outcomes, What is Agriculture, What is Soil, How is it formed, The presence of soil in the world and in our country, presence and types of soil Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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2 Soil physical, chemical and biological formation, Development of the soil profile and horizon definition Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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3 Analysis of the structure of soil and its importance for agriculture, Soil structure analysis to the laboratory, Sand, clay and loam emphasize the importance of land-use and features Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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4 Soil structure and identification, The importance of clay minerals Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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5 Identification of microorganisms in soil, The importance of the soil microorganisms for plants in agriculture. The importance of soil ecology and microbial ecology Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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6 The existence and importance of soil organic matter. Formation of soil organic matter and productivity relationship, Organic matter and carbon cycle Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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7 Soil pH and salinity, alkalinity, pH measurement, Soil quality and environment relationship Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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8 Mid-Term Exam Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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9 The importance of phosphorus in soil and manure and fertilizer to plant the use of forms. The importance of the relationship between mycorrhiza and phosphorus in term of organic agriculture Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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10 Forms of potassium in the soil to the plant s importance and use of fertilizer and manure Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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11 MIDTERM EXAM interactive exam
12 Iron, zinc, manganese and copper in the forms of plant matter to the soil and manure and fertilizer use Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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13 Sodium, calcium and magnesium in the soil of the plant forms, the importance and the use of fertilizer and manure Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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14 Soil classification and land- use Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
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15 FINAL EXAM peper exam Question-Answer
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16-17 Term Exams Problem Solving

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