Course syllabus Z15-0128-I - Horticulture (FZKI - SS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Level of study:
Course supervisor:
Supervising department:
Department of Vegetable Production (FZKI)
Semester: -- item not defined --
Teaching hours per week:
2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Lectures 26 lessons
Seminars 26 lessons
Individual work 104 lessons
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning):
full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method, full-time, combined method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated:
Exam (6 credits)
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
For evaluation A, it is needed to obtain 90 points, for evaluation B 86 points, for evaluation C 79 points, for evaluation D 72 points and for evaluation E minimally 64 points. Students will gain credits for subject in evaluation case by mark in the range from A to E.

Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
The aim of study is to obtain basic knowledge and practical skills of horticultural crop cultivation - vegetables, fruit plants, selected species of flowers and vine grape in small-scale production, farming or mass-produstion too.After completion of the subject, student is able to apply knowledge into the practice.
Course contents:
The actual situation and perspective of horticultural crops cultivation. Ecological, natural and soil conditions for cultivation of vine grape, fruit plants, vegetables and selected flower species and their regionalisation. Importance of crops for human nutrition and health. Basises of reproduction of vine grape, fruit plants, vegetable and flower seeds. Basises of agrotechnique, aplication of new cultivation technologies, including nutrion, fertilization, irrigation, prevention against diseases and insects and harvest, classification, postharvest treatment and storage of horticultural crops.
Recommended or required reading:
UHER, A. -- JAKÁBOVÁ, A. -- MEZEY, J. Záhradníctvo. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2010. 167 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0335-5.

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 121

5,8 %
13,2 %
14,9 %
19,8 %
44,6 %
1,7 %
Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Alena Andrejiová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, person responsible for course)
Ing. Marcel Golian, PhD. (instructor)
Supervisor signature and last modification:
25. 2. 2019

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/25/2019.

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