Course syllabus A15-0107-I - Integrated Pest Management of HorticulturePlantsII (FAaFR - SS 2020/2021)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code: A15-0107-I
Course unit title:
Integrated Pest Management of HorticulturePlantsII
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)

Plant Nutrition and Protection - master (required), 2. semester
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 most important animal pests of horticultural plants, the occurrence and spreading of individual kinds of animal pest, their description, bionomy, harmfulness and actual protection on the host plant. After completion of the subject the students will be able to determine the most important pests of vegetables and fruit plant and their effective control.
Course contents:
Animal pests of vegetable and fruit trees and shrubs, symptomathology of the damage caused by animal pests, determination of pests. The rules why pest emerge depending on climatic conditions, prognosis and signalisation of animal pests of horticultural crops, their economical importance and 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.

Praslička, J. - Cagáň, Ľ. - Gallo, J.: Živočíšni škodcovia záhradníckych rastlín. VES SPU Nitra, 1995, 145 s.

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Student can select the study in Slovak or in English.
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 65

29,2 %
13,8 %
13,8 %
10,8 %
32,4 %
0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Ľudovít Cagáň, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Ján Tancik, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Peter Tóth, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification:
15. 10. 2019
prof. Ing. Ľudovít Cagáň, CSc. and programme supervisor

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

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