951300 Crop production (in Eng.)


Art
Vorlesung
Semesterstunden
2
Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Kaul, Hans-Peter
Organisation
Abteilung Pflanzenbau
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2019
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen
Englisch

Lehrinhalt

Block A: Introduction to agronomy
1. Introduction
- Definition of course contents and objectives
- Arable crops and grassland as elements of agro-ecosystems
2. Historical view
3. Effects of environmental factors on field crops
4. Germination and crop establishment
5. Growth, development and yield formation
6. Crop husbandry
7. Environmental impacts of field crops
8. Systems of crop production - conventional/integrated/ecological agriculture

Block B: Fodder crops and catch/cover crops, grain crops rich in carbohydrates
(cereals)
1. Botanical classification
2. Environmental needs
3. Definition, assessment and production of yield and quality
4. Crop husbandry

Block C: Grain crops rich in protein or oil; root and tuber crops; renewable resources
1. Botanical classification
2. Environmental needs
3. Definition, assessment and production of yield and quality
4. Crop husbandry

*course contents and references are also available under online information

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Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

Basic knowledge in (plant) biology and physics on Matura level

Lehrziel

Students acquire knowledge about field crop production with emphasis on the underlying physical, chemical and biological processes, also with view to environmental claims

Students can draw conclusions on suitable crop management practices

Students acquire detailed knowledge about environmental needs, yield, product quality and crop husbandry of important arable crop species in temperate climate zones
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