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Course syllabus A15-0071-I - Seed Production (FAaFR - WS 2020/2021)
|Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra|
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|Management of Plant Production - master (elective), 1. semester|
Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development - master (elective), 3. semester
|Level of study:||2.|
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Assesment methods :
During semester one written test (20 points), semester work (20 points). Final exam combined for 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:
|The student acquires the knowledge to provide conventional and biotechnological systems propagated crop. Is able to solve the methods and procedures for assessing and monitoring the quality of propagating material in accordance with the requirements of national and European legislation.|
Quality seeds and planting stock as a means of maintaining a long-term economic exploitation of the genetic potential of varieties. Biological seed quality, a method of determining the possibility of seed improvement. Basic technological methods of cultivation, harvesting and post harvested seed treatment. Biotechnological methods involved in plant reproduction. Management of production of seeds and plants and their certification. National and European legislation in seed production .
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Assessed students in total: 72
Name of lecturer(s):
|doc. Ing. Jan Brindza, CSc. (lecturer, person responsible for course)|
Ing. Ján Gažo, PhD. (instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Marián Miko, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
|Last modification:||15. 10. 2019|
|Supervisor:||doc. Ing. Jan Brindza, CSc. and programme supervisor|
Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 10/15/2019.