Course syllabus Z15-0130-B - Vegetable Production (FZKI - SS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Vegetable Production
Level of study:
Course supervisor:
Supervising department:
-- 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
Semestral work 50 lessons
Individual work 54 lessons
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning):
full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated:
Exam (6 credits)
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Credit: test

Exam: oral form.
To obtain a trial and must be obtained at least 93 points for the evaluation of at least 86 points B, C rating on at least 79 points for the evaluation of at least 72 points D and E on the evaluation of at least 64 points. Student receives credit for the subject in the case of evaluation mark from A to E.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
The aim is to educate students to cultivate particular species of vegetable in field conditions of small-scale and mass production in the Slovakia. The another aim is to learn basic agrotechnique, cultivation systems of vegetable species stated for direct consummation, storage and processing.After completion of the subject, student is able to apply knowledge into the practice.

Course contents:
The actual situation and perspective of development of vegetable production in Slovakia. Natural, ecological conditions of vegetable cultivation. Technological systems of cultivation of field vegetable, including precultivation of seedlings of some species and varieties for spring, summer and autumn cultivation. Rotations of crops in relation to smale-scale production and mass (farm) cultivation system. Vegetable cultivation by new technologies and using of mulching and covering materials at cultivation of field vegetable. Classification of vegetable products according to market demands and also classification into quality classes with possibility of affection of consumable vegetable fytomass with using of biological specifics of cultivated vegetable species.
Recommended or required reading:
UHER, A. -- KÓŇA, J. -- VALŠÍKOVÁ, M. -- ANDREJIOVÁ, A. Zeleninárstvo: poľné pestovanie. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita v Nitre, 2009. 212 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0199-3.
ANDREJIOVÁ, A. -- ŠLOSÁR, M. Návody na cvičenia zo zeleninárstva. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2015. 124 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1330-9.

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 147

10,9 %
15,0 %
24,5 %12,2 %
36,1 %
1,3 %
Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Alena Andrejiová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
doc. Ing. Miroslav Šlosár, PhD. (instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Magdaléna Valšíková-Frey, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Supervisor signature and last modification:
4. 3. 2020

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 03/04/2020.

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