Course syllabus A15-0164-I - Weed Science (FAaFR - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code: A15-0164-I
Course unit title: Weed Science
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: Management of Plant Production - master (required), 3. semester
Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development - master (required), 3. semester
Plant Nutrition and Protection - master (elective), 1. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
The term grade will consist of continuous assessment – one written exams (20 points each), presentation of seminar work (10 points) and end-of-term examination – oral exam 10points and (written exam 50points). Grading scale: letter grade A requires minimum 93 points, letter grade B requires minimum 86 points, letter grade C requires minimum 79 points, letter grade D requires minimum 72 points, letter grade E requires minimum 64 points. A student may earn units of credits in grading scale from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge of the current evaluation of weed in autumn and spring aspect. Can perform recording and then choose the possible regulatory intervention. He can anticipate possible damage caused by the occurrence of weeds at the post. Solution proposal weed control soil and vegetation. Synthetic solution to the problem of weeds in different land management systems.
Course contents:
The economic importance of weeds - generally. Harmfulness of weeds. Actual weed infestation - the method of its calculation. Characteristics of biological weed groups and important species. Biological and botanical characteristics of standard and quarantine weed species. Ecological index of weeds in agro-ecosystems and its importance. Weeds in breeding and seed practice, a set of measures for cognition weeds. Preventive, indirect and direct methods of weed control. Weed control by mechanical and chemical means, with respect to environmental, economic and ecological aspects of weed control. Herbicides, meaning applications in plantations. Evaluate the effect of herbicides on weeds and crop plants. Field exercises and field trips are made to the VPP SPU, s.r.o. Kolíňany and SBER Dolná Malanta.
Recommended or required reading:
TÝR, Š. -- VEREŠ, T. Náuka o burinách. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2012. 129 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0897-8.

Černuško, K - Líška, E. - Týr, Š. - Fábri, A.: Buriny a burinné trávy. BASF, 2000, 74 s.
Líška, E. - Černuško, K. - Cigľar, J. - Borecký, V.: Atlas burín. Nitra, VŠP, 1995, 276 s.
Metodická príručka na ochranu rastlín (2005,2008,2011)
Zoznam povolených prípravkov 2014

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 234

26,9 %20,1 %20,5 %12,4 %20,1 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Štefan Týr, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 1. 3. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Štefan Týr, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 03/01/2019.

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