Course syllabus PHD_A086_N - Science of Animal Nutrition (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_A086_N
Course unit title: Science of Animal Nutrition
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 10
Semester: General Animal Production - doctoral (elective), 1. year
General Animal Production - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Nutrition - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Nutrition - doctoral (elective), 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 function and transformation of nutriments and energy in organism and about their optimalisation in nourishment.
Course contents:
Nutriments function, digestion, resorption and intermediate substance conversion, nutriments and energy balance in organism in reference to optimalization, abundance and insufficient in nourishment, nutritional mechanizations of controlling nutriments and energy interception, prediction of interception nutriments, method development of valuation nitrogenous compounds and energy and their implementation in nourishment, nutritional classification of nourishment sources, environmental, ethic and legal aspects of nourishment.
Recommended or required reading:
BÍRO,D.1990: Stanovení živin a energie v krmivech. In: Kacerovský, O. a kol.: Zkoušení a posuzovaní krmiv. Celostátni vysokoškolská učebnice pro vysoké školy. Státní zemědělské nakladatelství Praha, 216s. ISBN 80-209-0098-5
KOVÁČ,M. et al: Výživa a kŕmenie HZ. Príroda, Bratislava, 1990, 536s.
McDONALD,P. et al.:Animal Nutrition Pearson Education Limited. Sixth edition published 2002, Britis Library Cataloguiing-in-publication Data, 693s, ISBN 0 582 41906 9

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 12

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

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

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