North Carolina Botanical Garden


Soil Ecology

with Michael Wagger, Professor Emeritus, NCSU

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Date: Saturdays November 10 and 17

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Fee: $65 ($58 Members)


This 6-hour course is intended for a broad audience. Students are introduced to the complex world of soils, including how they are formed, characterized, and populated by a wide array of organisms. An overview of soil types is presented, followed by the study of typical Piedmont soils and their properties. The various roles that soils play in both human society and ecological systems are discussed.


No prerequisites. 


Remaining Seats: 2

Registration open through 11/10/2018 11:59 PM EST |  Refund Policy

About the Instructor

Michael Wagger is Professor Emeritus of Soil Science at North Carolina State University. Dr. Wagger’s research has focused on the consequences of tillage practices and cropping systems on soil chemical, physical, and biological parameters and their relationship to crop growth and development. His teaching responsibilities have included two upper level undergraduate courses, “Soil and Crop Management” and Biological Approaches to Sustainable Soil Management”.

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