Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Agriculture and Bioresources
Department: Soil Science
Forest soils and forestry practices are discussed, with emphasis on boreal soils. Attention will be given to forest soil development, forest land capability and the effects of management practices (harvesting, fertilization, and site preparation) on soil properties. Interrelationships among natural occurrences (fire), nutrient and carbon cycling and environmental concerns will be examined. A required three-day field trip takes place early in the term. There are additional non-refundable costs in addition to tuition fees.
Note: There are additional non-refundable costs in addition to tuition fees.
Prerequisite(s): SLSC 232 or permission of the instructor.
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