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24.12.2019 at 08:00 - 13.1.2020 at 23:59


Thu 23.1.2020
12:00 - 16:00


PhD students in Environmental Soil Science and other students who wish to become familiar with advanced literature in their field of studies of soil related issues.

The aim is to deepen the knowledge of current issues and theories of Environmental Soil Science.

General examination dates in all semesters (3-5 examination dates each semester).

Written and oral examination, literature agreed with the professor.

80-160 h written and oral examination, Independent study.

  1. Selected books, for instance, from the list below.
  2. F.J. Stevenson & M.A. Cole: Cycles of soil: carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, sulfur, micronutrients. 2. painos, John Wiley & Sons, New York 1999. 427 s.
  3. T. J. Marshall, J. W. Holmes & C. W. Rose: Soil physics.3. painos. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1996. 452 s.
  4. N. van Breemen: Plant-induced soil changes: processes and feedbacks. Developments in Biogeochemistry, vol. 4. 1998. 252 s.
  5. P.J. Lea & J.F. Morot-Gaudry: Plant nitrogen. Springer Verlag. 2001. 407 s.
  6. P.B. Tinker & P.H. Nye: Solute movement in the rhizosphere. Oxford University Press, New York 2000. 370 s.
  7. R. Pinton, Z. Varanini & P. Nannipieri: The Rhizosphere: Biochemistry and organic substances at the soil-plant interface. Marcel Dekker. New York 2001. 424 s.
  8. N. van Breemen & P. Buurman: Soil formation. 2. painos. Springer , Kluwer 2002. 416 s.
  9. A.A. El Titi: Soil tillage in agroecosystems. 1. painos. CRC Press, Boca Raton 2003. 367 s.
  10. H.P. Ritzema: Drainage Principles and Applications. 2. painos. ILRI Publications 16, Wageningen 1994. 1107 s.
  11. O.K. Borggaard & B. Elberling: Pedological biogeochemistry. Department of Natural Sciences and Department of Geography and Geology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 2007. 353 s.
  12. J.L. Havlin, S.L. Tisdale, W.L. Nelson & J.D. Beaton: Soil fertility and fertilizers: An introduction to nutrient management. 8. painos.W.H. Prentice Hall 2014. 516 s.
  13. I.L. Pepper, C.P. Gerba & M.L. Brusseau: Environmental and pollution science. 2. painos. Academic Press, London 2011. 552 s.
  14. E. Bünemann, A. Oberson & E. Frossard (toim.): Phosphorus in action. Biological processes in soil phosphorus cycling. Soil Biology. Springer 2011. 483 s.
  15. N.K. Fageria: Nitrogen management in crop production. CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA 2014. 408 s.
  16. B.J.A Alloway (toim): Micronutrient deficiencies in global crop production. Springer Verlag. 2008. 353 s.

Written and oral examination. Grading scale 0-5.

Available in English for the Master’s students specializing in Environmental Soil Science