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FOR 2505 – Soils for Plant Growth

Instructor: Dr. Paul Arp
Lab Instructor: Mark Castonguay
Teaching Assistants: Shane Furze, Marie-France Jones

Students examine relationships between soils and plants, and related roles of water and nutrients. Factors that restrict root growth, and processes that influence soil development are revealed through field exercises and laboratory work. Effects of natural and anthropogenic disturbances on forest soils and subsequent plant responses are emphasized.

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Site #1 – UNB Woodlot Red Pine Plantation

Class Dataset – Sept. 19th / 21st, 2017

Outdoor Field Lab / Site Form

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Site #2 – Odell Park Rich Mixedwood

Class Dataset – Sept. 26th / 28th, 2017

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Site #3 – Currie Mountain – Basalt Intrusion

Class Dataset – Oct. 3rd / 5th, 2017

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Site #4 – Killarney Lake – Esker Deposit

Class Dataset – Oct. 10th / 12th, 2017

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Site #5 – Sunset Dr. EWP – Glaciofluvial Terrace

Class Dataset – Oct. 17th / 19th, 2017

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Indoor Lab # 1 – Soil pH Analysis

Class pH Results – Oct. 31st / Nov. 2nd, 2017

pH Report Form 2017 – Marking Schedule

pH Report Form 2017 – Blank

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Indoor Lab #2 – Soil Texture Analysis

Class Texture Results – Nov. 7th – 9th, 2017

Texture Report Form 2017 – Marking Schedule

Texture Report Form 2017 – Blank

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Indoor Lab # 3 – Soil Free Iron & OM Analyses

Class Fe / OM Results – Nov. 14th – 16th, 2017

Fe / OM Report Form – Marking Schedule

Fe / OM Report Form 2017 – Blank

CNS and AAS (Updated)

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Indoor Lab # 4 – Soil Quality Analysis (K, Ca, Mg)

Class Soil Quality Results – Nov. 21st – 23rd, 2017

Quality Report Form – Marking Schedule

Quality Report Form – Blank

NB Forest Site Classification Field Guide – Harvey / Harcourt Region


2017 Fall Semester – Pre-Exam Course Grades