Course syllabus A15-0071-I - Seed Production (FAaFR - WS 2020/2021)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Seed Production
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Management of Plant Production - master (elective), 1. semester
Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development - master (elective), 3. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration:
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.
Course contents:
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 .
Recommended or required reading:
Nariadenia vlády pre uvádzanie množiteľského materiálu do obehu.
1. MIKO, M. a kol.: Semenárstvo, Nitra 1998
2. HULMAN, I. a kol.: Semenárska kontrola, Nitra, 1998
4. Národná a medzinárodná semenárska legislatíva.

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Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 72

25,0 %
15,3 %
18,1 %18,1 %23,5 %
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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.

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