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Course syllabus Z15-0105-I - Special Fruit Growing (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
|Faculty:||Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering|
|Course unit code:||Z15-0105-I|
|Course unit title:|
Special Fruit Growing
|Level of study:||-- item not defined --|
|Supervising department:||Department of Fruit Growing, Viticulture and Enology (FZKI)|
|Semester:||International Master of Horticulture Science - master (required), 3. semester|
Horticulture - master (elective), 1. semester
|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 21 lessons
Excursions, Field practices 5 lessons
Individual work 104 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:||none|
|Assesment methods :|
Both the partial examination and the final exam will be scored. The student receives a separate grade for each question from which the resulting grade is calculated by the arithmetic mean. The overall grade will be the arithmetic mean of the grades from the partial and final exam. In the case if a student is between two grades, the score will be determined according to partial examination grade, or the student will be examined oral. The student earns credits for the subject in the case of grades A through E.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
Gaining student´s ability to realize methodology of fruit orchard establishing - practical realization and advisory service, commanding technology of the most up-to-date growing systems of all the basic fruit species.
Learning outcomes - the graduate is able to project and to realize a highly intensive fruit orchard with the use of the most modern technological equipments for selected fruit species and variety.
|Growing technology of selected fruit species - site selection, investments for various operations, soil preparation. Suitable rootstocks and cultivars for commercial orchards. Dates and planting techniques. gricultural operations during vegetation. Training and pruning systems. Weed elimination. Fertilizing and irrigation. Pest and disease management. Fruit picking. Modern trends in biological material outplanting.
Cluster 1: Extensive and intensive fruit plantings. Intesification of fruit production.
Cluster 2: Particularity of growth, yielding and trainig and pruning of fruit trees.
Cluster 3: The most important pests and diseases of fruit trees.
Cluster 4: Intensive growing technology of pome fruits.
Cluster 5: Intensive growing technology of stone fruits.
Cluster 6: Intensive growing technology of berry and stone fruits.
|Recommended or required reading:|
|Language of instruction:||Slovak, English|
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 121
Name of lecturer(s):
|doc. Ing. Ján Mezey, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)|
doc. Ing. Oleg Paulen, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
|Supervisor signature and last modification:||26. 2. 2018|
Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/26/2018.