THE INFLUENCE OF THE SOIL ON PLANT HEALTH

Course ID: PMR-SE>TINFOFSOIL
Course title: THE INFLUENCE OF THE SOIL ON PLANT HEALTH
Semester: 5 / Spring
ECTS: 6
Lectures/Classes: 0 / 0 hours
Field of study: Plant Medicine
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: compulsory
Prerequisites: the scope of natural science at secondary level
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Short description: This course will enable the student to assess whether and how the current state of the plants health is affected by soil environment. Described subject presents the influence of soil conditions on plants growing and developing. It presents the connection between problems in the growth and development of plants and soil properties and composition. It describes the influence of anthropogenic factors on the properties of the soil and on plants.
Full description: The influence of soil conditions on plants. The connection between plant diseases and soil properties, composition. The influence of anthropogenic factors on of soil and next plants health. The impact of soil degradation processes on vegetation conditions. Describing, anticipating and countering threats to the plant connected with the condition of the soil environment.
Bibliography: The nature and properties of soils, Ray R. Weil Nyle C. Brady, Fifteenth edition.
Learning outcomes: Knowledge on the relationship between soil environment and the growth and yield and plant health’s, on protecting the environment from the adverse abiotic and biotic factors. skills obtains information from literature, databases, interpret them and draw conclusions, knows how to formulate and justify their own opinions, is able to perform simple tasks is able to diagnose and assess the risk for plants associated with soil environment Social competences Is able to work individually and as a team, taking it in different roles, It is aware of shared responsibility for the tasks performed in the group.
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: Knowledge Evaluating work in classes and final exam Skills Evaluation of the work during classes and laboratory reports. Social competences Evaluation of the work effects in a team

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