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PROF. LUÍS I. PROCHNOW

SOIL FERTILITY AND FERTILIZER SPECIALIST



GRAD COURSE
SOIL FERTILITY
(LSN 820)

 

BASIC CONTENTS

Soil Composition.
Ion-Exchange in Soils.
Microorganisms and Soil Fertility.
Soil Reaction with Emphasis in Soil Acidity.
Soil Organic Matter.
Macronutrients.
Micronutrients.
Adjusting Models in Soil Fertility Data.
Planing Greenhouse and Field Experiments in Soil Fertility.
Evaluation of Nutrients Availability in Soils.

 


 

SOME OF THE ACTIVITIES THROUGH THE COURSE

Literature Review, Seminar, Discussion of Point of View,
Weekly Tests, Tests (2 to 3), Laboratory practices,
Statistics Applied to Soil Fertility and Fertilizers.

 


 

BASIC LITERATURE

Havlin J D, Beaton J D, Tisdale L T, and Nelson W L. 1999. Soil fertility and fertilizers: an introduction to soil management. 6th edition, Prentice Hall, NJ, 499p.

 


 

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