Course syllabus PHD_A113_N - Methology of work with the pests of cultural plant (FAaFR - 2020/2021 - post-graduate studies)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code: PHD_A113_N
Course unit title:
Methology of work with the pests of cultural plant
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Plant Protection - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Plant Protection - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Project preparation and presentation valued by 40 points, the final exam valued by 60 points. To pass the trial marked as A, it is necessary to obtain at least 93 points , in the case of B trial at least 86 points, trial C at least 79 points, trial D at least 72 points and finally trial E at least 64 points, respectively.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
To provide to the students basic information about determination of animal pests and laboratory techniques for working with insects. After completion of the subject the students will acquire basic techniques of work with insects.
Course contents:
Collection of animal pests (insects) - basic equipment for collection, collection systems and their use, classification and killing of insects. Preparation of collected insects, microscopic preparations. Methods of animal pest searching. Identification of the insect pest damagein field conditions, determination in laboratory, sending of samples for determination.
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.

GALLO,J.-CAGÁŇ,Ľ.: Návody na cvičenia z ochrany rastlín proti živočíšnym škodcom, Príroda, Bratislava, 1989. 305s.
PRASLIČKA,J. - CAGÁŇ,Ľ. - GALLO,J.1995: Živočíšny škodcovia záhradníckych rastlín. VES, VŠP Nitra, 145s.
PRASLIČKA,J. a kol. 1997: Poľnohospodárska entomológia. SPU Nitra, 151s.
ZACHA,V. a kol. 1989.: Atlas chorôb a škodcov ovocných drevín a viniča. Príroda, Bratislava.

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Student can select the study in Slovak or in English.
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 0

Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Ľudovít Cagáň, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
doc. Ing. Peter Tóth, PhD. (lecturer)
Last modification:
9. 1. 2020
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Ľudovít Cagáň, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 01/09/2020.

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