930106 Principles of agricultural scienes

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Quendler, Elisabeth , Zollitsch, Werner , Kaul, Hans-Peter , Gregoritsch, Patrick
Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems
Offered in
Sommersemester 2018
Languages of instruction


Basic principles and introduction to agriculture, especially to
*plant production
*animal husbandry
*organic farming
*agricultural engineering

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

• describe land use, know the spectrum of species, evaluate
quality and output of resources, assess environmental influences
• know the fundamentals of crop farming, grassland management, agricultural engineering in plant production, animal husbandry, agricultural construction and labor management
• know about cattle, pig, poultry, sheep, goats and small animals husbandry,
• outline the principles of organic farming
• know legal regulations and principles
• describe soil fertility and plant nutrition
• design crop rotations
• think about resource conservation
• differentiate between integrated, conventional, organic and ecological plant protection
• give examples for harmful organisms and choose control measures
• are aware of future challenges of agricultural engineering
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.