Course syllabus Z15-0126-I - Vegetable Seed Production (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: Z15-0126-I
Course unit title: Vegetable Seed Production
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 3
Semester: International Master of Horticulture Science - master (required), 3. semester
Horticulture - master (elective), 3. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
seminar paper - presentation and test (30 points)
final exam (70 points)

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:
The aim of subject is to teach students the basic methods of production of vegetable and flower seeds. After completion of the subject the student is able to apply acquired knowledge in the field of requirements on seeds quality and seed production of vegetables and flowers.
Course contents:
The use of genetic resources in seed production, legislation, the quality and characteristics of the seeds, effects on seed quality, the general conditions of vegetables and flower seed production, post-harvest treatment of seeds, storage and treatment of seeds before sowing, production of vegetables seeds, production of flowers seeds.
Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
JAKÁBOVÁ, A., KOBZA, F.: 2008. Kvetinárstvo. Učebné skriptá, SPU, FZKI, Katedra biotechniky parkových a krajinných úprav, Nitra, 161 s.
KÓŇA, J. Množiteľské technológie v záhradníctve. SPU, FZKI, KZ v Nite, Vydavateľstvo SPU v Nitre, 132 s., ISBN 978-80-8069-884-3.
UHER A., KÓŇA J., VALŠÍKOVÁ M., ANDREJIOVÁ A.: 2009. Zeleninárstvo - poľné pestovanie. Vysokoškolská učebnica SPU v Nitre, 212 s., ISBN 978-80-552-0199-3.
VALŠÍKOVÁ, M., KOPEC, K.: 2010. Semenárstvo zeleniny a kvetín. SPU, FZKI, KZ v Nitre, Vydavateľstvo SPU v Nitre, 131 s., ISBN 978- 80-552-0487-1.
ZÁKON o ochrane genetických zdrojov rastlín pre výživu a poľnohospodárstvo. 2001. Zbierka zákonov SR, Čiastka 90, Zákon 215, Uverejnená 15.júna 2001. Zbierka zákonov č.238 z 3. mája 2006.

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 78

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Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Magdaléna Valšíková-Frey, PhD. (examiner, instructor, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 1. 2. 2017
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Magdaléna Valšíková-Frey, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/01/2017.

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