Course syllabus PHD_A077_N - Conservation fermentations (FAaFR - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code: PHD_A077_N
Course unit title: Conservation fermentations
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 10
Semester: Nutrition - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Nutrition - doctoral (elective), 1. year
General Animal Production - doctoral (optional), 1. year
General Animal Production - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Special Animal Production - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Special Animal Production - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Level of study: 3.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Project for 40 points, and end-of-term examination – oral exam (60 points). 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:
Students is able to apply knowledge about merits of conservation fermentation and possibilities their regulation. Student understands the impact of the principle of silage additives on the quality of conserved feed.
Course contents:
Forage nutriments and their concern in conservation fermentations, nub of the silage fermentation, variations of content and digestibility of nutriments during conservation and storage, possibilities of active regulation of silage fermentation, fermentation products in relation to quality of the forage, nub of the effect of chemical inhibitors and biologic stimulators of fermentation and movement their progress, secondary fermentation and aerobic stability of the forage, influence of conservation to the nutritive value, intake and production efficiency of forages.
Recommended or required reading:
BÍRO,D.: Konzervovanie. In: Bíro,D.,Petrikovič,P., Šimko, J.: Lucerna siata. VŠP Nitra v spol. s Farmco Holland a SPPK, 1995, 26s. ISBN 80-7137-227-7
BÍRO,D.: Silážovanie. In: Bíro,D.,Petrikovič,P., Šimko, J.: Kukurica na siláž, VŠP Nitra v spol. s Farmco Holland a SPPK, 1995, 18s. ISBN 80-7137-226-7
BÍRO,D.: Stanovení živin a energie v krmivech. In: Kacerovský,O. a kol.: Zkoušení a posuzovaní krmiv. Celostátni vysokoškolska učebnice pro vysoké školy. Státní zemědělské nakladatelství Praha, 1990, 216s. ISBN 80-209-0098-5
BUXTON, D. R., MUCK, R. E., HARRISON, J. H. 2003. Silage Science and Technology. Agron. Monogr. 42 ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Madison, WI.
JAKOBE,P. et al.: Konzervace krmiv. SZN Praha, 1987, 264s.

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 1

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Name of lecturer(s): Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Daniel Bíro, PhD. (examiner, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Miroslav Juráček, PhD. (person responsible for course)
Last modification: 10. 5. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Miroslav Juráček, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 05/10/2019.

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