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Department of Agronomy

Dr. Steve J. Thien

Dr. Steve J. Thien


Soil Quality
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Kansas State University
2106 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: +1-785-532-7207
Fx: +1-785-532-6094


  • Ph.D. Agronomy, Purdue University, 1971
  • M.S. Agronomy, Purdue University, 1968
  • B.S. Agronomy, Iowa State University, 1966


Impact of Soil Use on Soil Quality

Research interests have recently centered on the impact of soil use on a host of soil quality parameters.

Some soil uses investigated were:

  • Golf course development and use
  • Military training grounds
  • Evaluation of contaminated sites for urban soil quality
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