FERTILIZERS AND FERTILIZATION - BASIC COURSE

Course ID: POG-SE>FF
Course title: FERTILIZERS AND FERTILIZATION - BASIC COURSE
Semester: 2 / Spring
ECTS: 3
Lectures/Classes: 15 / 20 hours
Field of study: Horticulture
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: compulsory
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Short description: Environmental requirements of plants. Chemical testing of soils and the possibility of regulating their chemical properties. Diagnosis of the chemical composition of plants and the possibility of its modification. Fertilization rules, the range of fertilizers and regulations governing their use.
Full description: Micro circulation in the environment, methods of assessing the nutritional requirements of different plant species in relation to micronutrients and the possibility of meeting them, the choice of optimal methods of supplementation with micronutrients without any burden on the environment. The methodology for calculating the dosage and selection of the type of micronutrient fertilizers, optimizing term and methods of application. Ecological effects of nutrition foliar and soil application, the elimination of antagonism ion selection of varieties-efficient components, translocation and absorption components
Bibliography: 1. Brian S Coulter and Stan Lalor. Major and micro nutrient advice for productive agricultural crops 2008, http://www.agresearch.teagasc.ie/johnstown/Nutrient%20Advice%203rd%20edition.pdf) 2. Cottanie A.. – Soil an plant testing as a basis of fertilization recommendation 1980,http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/ar118e/ar118e.pdf
Learning outcomes: Knowledge: He has knowledge of chemistry and biochemistry at the knowledge necessary to understand the basic chemical processes in plants and their living environment He has knowledge of nutrition of horticultural plants, the effect of organic and mineral fertilization on soil and the environment O1 – W01 O1 – W09 Skills: He can evaluate the position of the cultivation of horticultural plants in the analysis of environmental factors affecting plant growth, It has the ability to select and plan technology used in gardening for best production results with particular emphasis on the quality of the final product and the economic analysis of the project He can diagnose the wealth of soils and horticultural substrates it uses the methods of assessing nutritional status of plants, apply the principles of rational fertilization in accordance with the needs of horticultural crops O1 – U05 O1 – U06 O1 – U12 Social competences: It is aware of the importance of social, professional and ethical responsibility for the production of horticultural crops of high quality, and shaping and the environment The student is able to work in a team as the person responsible for the final result of the work and the contractor part of the task able to correctly identify and solve problems related to the planning and execution of horticultural production O1-K03 O1-K05 O1-K05
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: grade obtained at classes (60%) + grade obtained at lectures (40%) colloquia tests written test

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