Course syllabus Z15-0129-B - Basics of Horticulture (FZKI - SS 2017/2018)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Basics of Horticulture
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Landscape and Garden Architecture - bachelor (required), 2. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Credit: test

Exam: written form.
To obtain a trial A must be obtained at least 93 points for the evaluation of at least 86 points B, C rating on at least 79 points for the evaluation of at least 72 points D and E on the evaluation of 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:
The aim is to obtain basic knowledge and practical skills about cultivation of horticultural crops (vegetable, fruit plants, vine grape) in small-scale, farming and mass productin system.
After completion of the subject, student is able to apply knowledge into the practice.
Course contents:
The actual situation and perspective of horticultural crops cultivation. Ecological, natural and soil conditions for cultivation of vine grape, fruit plants, vegetable and selected flower species and their regionalisation. Their importance for human nutrition and health. Basises of reproduction of fruit plants and vine grape. Basises of agrotechnique, application of new cultivation technologies, including nutrition, fertilization and irrigation of horticultural crops.
Recommended or required reading:
UHER, A. -- KNOLL, M. -- MEZEY, J. Základy záhradníctva. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2014. 165 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1237-1.

UHER, A.-- JAKÁBOVÁ, A. -- MEZEY, J.Záhradníctvo 2.vyd. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2011 . 167 s. ISBN 978-80-552-0688-2.

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 174

10,9 %
17,2 %
17,2 %21,8 %29,9 %3,0 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Ivana Mezeyová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
prof. Ing. Magdaléna Valšíková-Frey, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification:
14. 2. 2018
Supervisor: Ing. Ivana Mezeyová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/14/2018.

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