Introduction to agricultural and forest ecosystems.
Characterization of climate: radiation, temperature, hydrometeors, wind, reference evapotranspiration.
Physical-chamical and hydrologic characterization of agricultural and forest soils.
Management of soil fertility and soil water: tillage, surplus water management in hillslopes and lowlands, drainage, irrigation, dryland cropping systems.
Management of soil fertility: fertilization techniques.
Weed management. Crop rotations.
Case studies on forage crop systems
Grassland management and improvement. Meadows, grazed meadows, haycrops.