Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Composition and properties of main soil material. Pre-reading Lecture
Discussion
2 Inorganic main material, minerals and rocks. Pre-reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
3 Weathering and decomposition of mineral portion, physical, chemical and biological weathering. Pre-reading Lecture
Discussion
4 Soil texture Pre-reading Lecture
Discussion
5 Clay minerals. Pre-reading Lecture
Discussion
6 Soil organic matter. Pre-reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
7 Living Creatures in Soil. Pre-reading Lecture
Discussion
8 Mid-term exam. Exam Lecture
Discussion
Testing
9 Cation and anion adsorption. Pre-reading Lecture
Discussion
10 Soil Acidity. Pre-reading Lecture
Discussion
11 Coagulation and peptization. Soil structure. Pre-reading Lecture
Discussion
12 Soil water, soil aeration, soil temperature and soil colour. Pre-reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
13 Soil erosion Pre-reading Lecture
Discussion
14 Plant nutritions in soils Pre-reading Lecture
Discussion
15 Soil genesis and classification Pre-reading Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
16-17 Final-Exam Exam Testing

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