Soil Science Department, North Carolina State University

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The mission of the North Carolina State University Department of Soil Science
is to:

1. Develop knowledge of basic soil science and the interrelationships with
plant nutrition and environmental quality;

2. Apply this knowledge to advance resource efficient and environmentally sound
soil, plant, and environmental management technologies;

3. Improve the quality of life by providing research-based information and
educational opportunities on the appropriate use and management of soil and
water resources;

4. Prepare undergraduate students with an understanding of and ability to apply
fundamental principles of soil science, agronomy, environment, and natural
resource management; and

5. Prepare graduate students to conduct basic and applied research that will be
used to solve problems and advance soil science.


[Summary provided by North Carolina State University.]

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