Course syllabus Z15-0102-B - Fruit Growing (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Course unit code: Z15-0102-B
Course unit title: Fruit Growing
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: Horticulture - bachelor (required), 3. semester
Horticulture - bachelor (required), 3. semester
Viniculture - bachelor (elective), 3. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: (Plant Physiology or now Plant Physiology) or (Plant Physiology or now Plant Physiology)
Assesment methods :
For grade A it is necessary to gain at least 93 points, for grade B at least 86 points, for grade C at least 79 points, for grade D at least 72 points, and for grade E at least 64 points. Student obtains credits if an evaluation is from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Providing survey of fruit production as an integrated part of horticulture in its biological and technological aspects.
Educational outcomes: The student knows assortment of fruit species and their biology, environmental requirements, and is able to assess suitability of conditions for fruit growing and use of technological procedures in fruit production. The student is able to use this knowledge in further development oh his/her expert profile in the field of fruit production.
Course contents:
Importance and history of fruit growing, botanic and economic classification of fruit species, biological characterization of fruit species, pollination schemes and pollination management, propagation, growth and development of fruit plants, fruit set regulation, fruit plants and environment, regulation of microclimate in fruit orchards, soil management, fertilization, irrigation, fruit harvesting.
Recommended or required reading:
MATUŠKOVIČ, J. -- PAULEN, O. Základy ovocinárstva. 2nd ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2005. 137 p. Ochrana biodiverzity ;. ISBN 80-8069-492-3.

BLAŽEK,J. a kol.: Ovocnictví, ČZS Květ, Praha 1998, s. 379,, ISBN 80-85362-33-3.
Hričovský a kol.: Ovocinárstvo, CD, ÚVTIP Nitra, 2004

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 164

7,3 %18,9 %32,3 %23,2 %13,4 %4,9 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Oleg Paulen, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 13. 2. 2018
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Oleg Paulen, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/13/2018.

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