In this 40-minute recording, Beth Guertal, Ph.D., discusses the concepts of soil texture and soil porosity and how they affect compaction in the soil.That leads into a discussion on how aerification affects soil compaction and surface hardness. Couple this talk with the third in the series - How Water Moves in Soils - and you’ll have a basic background in soil physical properties.
Original recording: June 2020 Education points: 0.06
About the Instructor
Elizabeth Guertal, Ph.D., is a professor at Auburn University. She earned her bachelors and masters from The Ohio State University and her Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University. Guertal's research interests and areas of focus include soil fertility, turfgrass management and the flux of fertilizer nutrients in the turfgrass environment. Her university appointment includes 50% teaching and 50% research. She has been a GCSAA faculty member since 2001 teaching both seminars and webinars.
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