Course syllabus PHD_A063_N - Trends in seed production (FAaFR - 2020/2021 - post-graduate studies)

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

Credits: 10
Special Plant Production - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Special Plant Production - doctoral (optional), 1. year
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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:
Deepen the knowledge about process of cultivar and hybrid registration from individual species by its propagation using classical and modern procedures with respect to copyright, intellectual property rights and also principles of ISTA and UE legislation.
Course contents:
Current progress in seeds production and plant species propagation, modern and classical methods with using of biological phenomena and principles, technical standardization, phytosanitary measures, legal protection, farmer´s rights, using GMO, national legislation, EU regulative, principles of international organisation ISTA.
Recommended or required reading:
AMARJIT,S. a kol.: Seed quality - basic mechanizms and Agricultural Implications Biodiversity. Food Product Press, 1995
BEWLEY,J.D. a kol.: Seeds-physiology of development and Germination, 1994
MILLERE,B. a kol.: Seed production - priciples and practieces 1997
Priebežné štúdium aktuálnej literatúry

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Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 0

Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Jan Brindza, CSc. (examiner, lecturer)
Ing. Marián Miko, CSc. (examiner, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Janka Nôžková, PhD. (person responsible for course)
Last modification: 9. 1. 2020
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Janka Nôžková, PhD. and programme supervisor

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

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