soil science

noun

Definition of soil science

: a science dealing with soils

called also pedology

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Examples of soil science in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web George Washington Carver’s birthday -- to honor Carver’s contributions to the field of soil science. Carol Kovach, cleveland, 24 Aug. 2021 In Berhe’s case, committee members seemed less interested in her resume and more interested in an implication of Berhe’s field of research, soil science. Adrian Cho, Science | AAAS, 3 Aug. 2021 Few outside the field of soil science have heard of humus’s demise. Quanta Magazine, 2 Aug. 2021 Metscher studied agriculture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned a degree in soil science. Kristine M. Kierzek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 16 July 2021 Moore has a bachelor's degree in plant and soil science from Southern University in Louisiana, and shares two sons with his wife, Antoinette. Jason Duaine Hahn, PEOPLE.com, 30 June 2021 The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association recently awarded her a $2,000 scholarship to continue her studies in soil science. cleveland, 12 Apr. 2021 Berhe began her career by studying soil science as an undergraduate student. Julia Jacobo, ABC News, 22 Apr. 2021 Harrell has a bachelor’s degree in agriculture science from Texas A&M University, a master’s degree in soil science from Stephen F. Austin State University and a doctorate from LSU in agronomy. NOLA.com, 6 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of soil science

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of soil science was in 1915

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27 Aug 2021

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“Soil science.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soil%20science. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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