ENVS 25 Ecological Agriculture
This course will introduce the principles of ecological agriculture. Concepts from ecology and ecosystem science will be applied to the study of agriculture and the design of sustainable production systems. An introduction to soils and their management and controls on plant growth will be emphasized in the field and in the laboratory. Environmental issues associated with conventional and low-input agriculture will be considered. Visits to local farms and field exercises at the Dartmouth student organic farm will supplement the classroom material.
or BIOL 16
or permission of the instructor.
Distributive and/or World Culture
Offered17X: 11, Laboratory Monday or Tuesday 2:30-5:30 p.m