Course syllabus Z15-0034-I - Perennial and Bulb Nursering Techniques (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: Z15-0034-I
Course unit title: Perennial and Bulb Nursering Techniques
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 4
Semester: Biotechnics of Gardens and Landscape Designs - master (required), 1. semester
Biotechnics of Gardens and Landscape Designs - master (required), 1. semester
Horticulture - master (elective), 1. semester
Horticulture - master (elective), 1. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Credit: defend the term project
Exam: written test

For the evaluation A must be obtained at least 93 points, for the evaluation B at least 86 points, for the evaluation C at least 79 points, for the evaluation D at least 72 points and for the evaluation E at least 64 points. Student receives credit for the subject in the case of evaluation mark from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student understands the issue of production and evaluation of planting material perennials,is able to apply knowledge the growing requirements and growth characteristics in the design of the technological process of production plants, is able to analyse the possibilities for cost-effective technological progress in the technology of reproduction herbs, is able to identify and then able to solve the limitations of production selected assortment of herbs.
Course contents:
Theoretical and practical cognition of technological processes of reproduction and cultivation perennials including ferns and grasses. The correct choice of multiplication assortment in flow to assess varietal selections of perennials. Technology generative reproduction of each species according to the so-called seeding groups. Vegetative propagation, origin of propagation material, right timing of propagation and subsequent processing potted plants. Harvested bulbous and tuberous plants, and their the heat treatment. Recognition bulbs and tubers of species and technology of production annuals and bienials.
Recommended or required reading:
Fessler 1997. Kulturpraxis Der Freilabd Sommyckstauden. Stuttgart : Ulmer. 1997. 423 s. ISBN 3-8001-6490-6
Nau, J.: Ball perennial manual: Propagation and Production. Ball publishing 1996. 512 s. ISBN 978-1883052102
Perry, P.,L.: Herbaceous perennials Production: A Guide from Propagation to Marketing. Northeast Regional. 1998. 208 s. ISBN 978-0935817294

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 127

3,9 %10,2 %18,9 %28,3 %38,7 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Dagmar Hillová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Viera Šajbidorová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification: 17. 4. 2018
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Dagmar Hillová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 04/17/2018.

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