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Fall 2024
Jun 17, 2024
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ABE 58500 - Soil Microbiology
Credit Hours: 3.00. The soil microbial population and its role in the soil ecosystem; microbial transformations of inorganic and organic compounds; decomposition of residues; and dynamics of soil organic matter.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Ag & Biological Eng Program

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Interrelate the importance of soil microorganisms, and the biological processes they mediate, to soil properties and ecosystem functions. 2. Know the importance of soil as a habitat for organisms and critical biogeochemical processes they control. 3. Know the morphology, physiology, and ecology of the major groups of soil microorganisms. 4. Relate soil microbiology to your own area of research interest and be able to articulate correctly a response on questions related to microbiology or microbial functions in the environment.


Prerequisites:
GR ABE 58500-Requisites

General Requirements:

Student Attribute: GR
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: BIOL 22100
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently.
and
Rule: 1: AGRY25500orNRES25500 for a total of 1 conditions )
AGRY 25500
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. NRES 25500
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. End of rule 1

and
Rule: 2: BCHM30700 or CHM33300 for a total of 1 conditions BCHM 30700
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. CHM 33300
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. End of rule 2


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