AG20103: Soil Technology

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AG20103
Course name Soil Technology
Offered by Agricultural & Food Engineering
Credits 3
L-T-P 3-0-0
Previous Year Grade Distribution
9
21
17
7
5
2


EX A B C D P F
Semester Autumn


Syllabus[edit | edit source]

Syllabus mentioned in ERP[edit | edit source]

Soil Genesis and Classification: Weathering, formation and composition of soil, classification of soils. Soil Colloids: Inorganic and organic colloids, their nature and physicochemical properties, ion exchange phenomena. Mineral Nutrition of Plants: Essential elements, chemical fertilizers, organic manures. Movement of chemicals in soil-root continuum Physics of Soil: Texture, structure and basic physical properties, retention and movement of soil water, solute transport, gaseous exchange, soil strength and thermal properties. Mechanics of Soil: Dynamic properties of soil, stress-strain relations, yield and failure, soil compaction and consolidation, earth pressure and stability of slope. Soil Tillage: Types of tillage, influence of tillage on soil properties and crop performance. Soil Management: Management of acid, saline and sodic soils.


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Time Table[edit | edit source]

Day 8:00-8:55 am 9:00-9:55 am 10:00-10:55 am 11:00-11:55 am 12:00-12:55 pm 2:00-2:55 pm 3:00-3:55 pm 4:00-4:55 pm 5:00-5:55 pm
Monday In Dept In Dept
Tuesday In Dept
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