Course syllabus A15-0098-I - Biological Methods in Plant Protection (FAaFR - WS 2020/2021)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Biological Methods in Plant Protection
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
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Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
During semester written exam (20 points) and semestral work (20 points). Final written exam is for maximum 60 points. For evaluation A it is necessary to collect minimum 93 points, for evaluation B minimum 86 points, for evaluation C minimum 79 points, for evaluation D minimum 72 points and for evaluation E minimum 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
To teach the students the biological control of pests and diseases. After completion of the subject the student will be able independently apply bilogical control methods of plant pests and pathogens.
Course contents:
List of biological control methods of plants. Predators. Parasitoids in biological control of plants. Pathogenic microbes in biological control of plants. Utilization of sterile insects and hormones in plant protection. Biolocical cotrol of selected plant pests and pathogens.
Recommended or required reading:
CAGÁŇ, Ľ. -- PRASLIČKA, J. -- HUSZÁR, J. -- ŠROBÁROVÁ, A. -- ROHÁČIK, T. -- HUDEC, K. -- TANCIK, J. -- BOKOR, P. -- TÓTH, P. -- TÓTHOVÁ, M. -- BARTA, M. -- ELIAŠOVÁ, M. Choroby a škodcovia poľných plodín. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2010. 894 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0354-6.

Huszár, J. - Cagáň, Ľ. - Vančo, B.: Biologická regulácia vybraných chorôb a škodcov pšenice letnej. Monografia. SPU Nitra, 2000, 103 s.

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Student can select the study in Slovak or in English.
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 33

51,5 %
9,1 %
27,3 %
0 %
12,1 %
0 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Peter Bokor, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Ľudovít Cagáň, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification:
15. 10. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Ľudovít Cagáň, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 10/15/2019.

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