Course syllabus Z15-0008-B - Agrohydrology (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Level of study:
Course supervisor: prof. Ing. Jaroslav Antal, DrSc.
Supervising department:
Horticulture - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Horticulture - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Landscape and Garden Architecture - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Viniculture - bachelor (required), 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 26 lessons
Excursions, Field practices 0 lessons
Semestral work 20 lessons
Individual work 84 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:
Assesment methods :
written test, practical excercises

To obtain A student has to obtain at least 93 points, for the evaluation B at least 86 points, for C at least 79 points, for the evaluation D at least 72 points, and for E evaluation, at least 64 points. Student receives credit for the subject in the case of evaluation from A to E.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student is able to solve the problems connected with presence of water in landscape utilized for agricultural purposes as well as processes of its effective, safe and sustainable utilization.
Course contents:
Analyses and water movement studies in agricultural landscapes from the point of view of water
dynamics in the soil-plant-atmosphere system. Hydrological balance of soil surface and root zone of soil profile. Basic engineering calculations and methodology for practice application of theoretical knowledge on water management and landscape protection. Basic modelling of water and nutrients in soil profile.
Recommended or required reading:
ANTAL, J. Agrohydrológia. 3rd ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2003. 168 p. ISBN 80-8069-141-X.
ANTAL, J. -- IGAZ, D. Aplikovaná agrohydrológia. 4th ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2006. 209 p. ISBN 80-8069-669-1.

Antal, J. - Fídler, J. a kol.: Poľnohospodárske meliorácie (vysokoškolská učebnica), Príroda
Antal, J.: Ochrana pôdy a lesotechnické meliorácie II (návody na cvičenia), Príroda Bratislava, 1995
Antal, J., Špánik, F. a kol.: Hydrológia poľnohospodárskej krajiny . Vyd. SPU NItra, 1999, 250 s. :

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 374

18,7 %17,1 %17,4 %
21,9 %
19,0 %
5,9 %
Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Jaroslav Antal, DrSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Elena Aydin, PhD. (instructor)
prof. Ing. Dušan Igaz, PhD. (lecturer)
Ing. Andrej Tárník, PhD. (instructor)
Supervisor signature and last modification:
1. 2. 2017

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

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