Soil and environment

A.Y. 2019/2020
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/13
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to deepen the issues related to the soil by inserting it in a more general context: the environment. The goal is to prepare the student to the knowledge of soil, not only as a substrate to ensure crop production but also, also as a complex system capable of actively interact with the environment. In particular the course will be divided in different package:
- Element speciation in soil.
- Organic matter turnover in soil and its role vs. climate change.
- Soil quality.
- Advance techniques in studying soil.
- The nutrient and nutrient recovery from biomasses.
- Soil pollutant and remediation techniques.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will acquire ability in considering soil in a wide context: anthropized environment.
Course syllabus and organization

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Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
CFU 1: Adavance soil chemistry CFU 2: the organic matter and its conservation in soil CFU 3: Adavanced soil analytical methods CFU 4: Soil degradation. CFU 5. Circular Economy and Renawable Fertilizers. CFU 6: Soil and pollution
Prerequisites for admission
Bachelor degree
Teaching methods
Lesson
Bibliography
Slide and handouts
Assessement methods and criteria
Written exame: 4-5 question to be developed
AGR/13 - AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Adani Fabrizio
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