Course syllabus PHD_A081_N - Nutrition Resources (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_A081_N
Course unit title: Nutrition Resources
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:
Student is able to apply knowledge about characteristics of feed in terms of their nutritive value and their specific and dietetic effects. After completion of the subject the student understands the nutritional value of feed issues related to the quality of products and is able to identify undesirable substances in animal feed.



Course contents:
Characteristics and evaluation of distinct groups of foods according to the quality and quantity of available energy, of proteins, minerals, vitamins, antinutritive factors and special additives. Recognition of specific effects of nutrients and the quality of animal products. Antinutritional factors. Elimination of factors with negative influence on intake, digestability and resorption of nutrients obtained from feedmixtures and diets.
Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
Amino Acids in Animal Nutrition, Edited by Y.P.F. D´Mells, 2003.
Re-defining Mineral Nutrition, Edited by JA Taylor - Pickard and LA Tucker, 2005.
Vitamins in Animal Nutrition, Edited by Lee R. McDowell, 1989.
Výživa zvierat, SPU v Nitre, Bíro a kol., 2012

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 18

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Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Michal Rolinec, PhD. (person responsible for course)
prof. Ing. Milan Šimko, PhD. (examiner, lecturer)
Last modification: 10. 5. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Michal Rolinec, PhD. and programme supervisor


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

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