NWCCD 2022-2023 Catalog 
  
    Feb 06, 2023  
NWCCD 2022-2023 Catalog
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AECL 1000 - Agroecology


This course is designed to explore the relationships that occur between the soil, plant communities, animals and humans in the process of food production. Students explore the role of plants in the agro-ecosystem, their characteristics, and processes and factors which affect them.  Additionally, this course evaluates the properties of soils and the movement of water through the system. Students evaluate the interrelationships between the components of agro-ecosystem and the effects on tropic levels. Science-based cultural techniques are examined to determine the impacts on food production. Students also learn to apply the scientific method through individual research projects.
Minimum Credits: 4
General Education Life Science
Grading: Letter



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