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Advanced Soil Chemistry
TPSS 640

Instructor: Dr. N. V. Hue's personal page

Course Description: Physico-chemical processes in soils and soil solutions, with emphasis on ionic equilibria, organic complexation, mineral stability, and surface sorption of major plant nutrients and heavy metals.

Course Outline:

Chapter 1: Introduction to soil chemistry

Chapter 2: Chemistry fundamentals (e.g., Activity/concentration relation, and complexation)

Chapter 3: Aluminum and soil acidity

Chapter 4: Carbonate system

Chapter 5: Soil phosphates

Chapter 6: Stability diagrams

Chapter 7: Soild-solution interface

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