Course syllabus 621Z003 - Agricultural Water Management (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)

     Information sheet          Detailed content          Timetable          ECTS syllabus          

     Slovak          English          

University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Course unit code: 621Z003
Course unit title: Agricultural Water Management
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 8 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 8 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
individual project
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
To create theoretical and practical knowledge about the problems of water regime regulation in the agricultural landscape, its functions and water utilization. Practical excercises for realization of unsuitable water regime modification in the landscape.
After completion of the subject the student understands the problems of water regime regulation in the landscape and water use in landscape.
Course contents:
Definition and types of amelioration, water in the landscape and in the soil, soil water regime regulation. Drainage - the task, types, servise, agrotechnical arrangements. Irrigation - the task, impact, crop water needs, irrigation regime management. Small water reservoirs - meaning, placement and function in the landscape, water management balance. River modification, flood control of agricultural landscape.
Recommended or required reading:
KALÚZ, K. -- REHÁK, Š. -- HLAVČOVÁ, K. -- SZOLGAY, J. Vodné hospodárstvo krajiny. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita v Nitre, 2010. 315 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0513-7.
BENETIN,J.: Odvodňovanie. Príroda Bratislava 1987, 575s.
BENETIN,J.: Závlahy. Príroda Bratislava 1979. 543s.
HALAJ,P.: Revitalizácia vodných tokov. Vyd. SPU Nitra 2004

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 469

11,9 %13,6 %25,4 %19,4 %29,2 %0,5 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Ľuboš Jurík, PhD. (person responsible for course)
Ing. Tatiana Kaletová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Last modification: 1. 12. 2016
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Ľuboš Jurík, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 12/01/2016.

Type of output: