Course syllabus A15-0109-B - Agricultural Entomology (FAaFR - WS 2020/2021)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Agricultural Entomology
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Management of Plant Production - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
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 most important animal pests and principals of integrated control of animal pests. After completion of the subject the students will be able to determine the most important animal pests and their effective control.
Course contents:
Characteristics of taxonomic groups of animal pests including moluscs, nemathodes or insects and their the most important species. Animal pests of plants and their ecology. Relations between animals and plants, intra and interspecies relations. Biotic potential and population dynamics of insects. Ecological conditions responsible for the lavel and type of the damage caused by animal pests. Modern methods od animal pest control.
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.

Miller, F.: Zemědělská entomologie, NČAV, Praha, 1956, 1056 s.
Praslička, J. - Cagáň, Ľ. - Gallo, J. - Uhlík, V.: Poľnohospodárska entomológia. VES SPU Nitra, 1997, 152 s.

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Student can select the study in Slovak or in English.
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 121

14,0 %6,6 %
9,1 %
28,9 %
38,8 %2,6 %
Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Ľudovít Cagáň, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
doc. Ing. Peter Tóth, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Monika Tóthová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
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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