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School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
ANIMAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Course unit
PRINCIPLES OF AGRONOMY, FIELD CROPS AND FORAGES
AGO2044496, A.A. 2014/15

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Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ANIMAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Ord. 2013)
IF0325, Degree course structure A.Y. 2013/14, A.Y. 2014/15
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Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PRINCIPLES OF AGRONOMY, FIELD CROPS AND FORAGES
Website of the academic structure http://www.unipd.it/corsi/corsi-di-laurea/corsi-di-laurea/corsi-di-laurea-agraria/scienze-e-tecnologie-animali
Department of reference Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and the Environment
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge TEOFILO VAMERALI AGR/02

Modules of the integrated course unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
AGO2044497 FORAGE CROP PRODUCTION STEFANO MACOLINO
AGO2044498 PRINCIPLES OF AGRONOMY AND CROP PRODUCTION TEOFILO VAMERALI

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Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
5 Commissione valida dall'a.a. 2016/17 01/12/2016 30/11/2020 VAMERALI TEOFILO (Presidente)
MACOLINO STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)
BERTI ANTONIO (Supplente)
4 Commissione valida dall'A.A. 2015/16 01/12/2015 30/11/2016 VAMERALI TEOFILO (Presidente)
MACOLINO STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)
MOSCA GIULIANO (Supplente)
3 Commissione A.A. 2014/15 01/12/2014 30/11/2015 VAMERALI TEOFILO (Presidente)
MACOLINO STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)
MOSCA GIULIANO (Supplente)
2 Commissione A.A. 2013/14 01/12/2013 30/11/2014 VAMERALI TEOFILO (Presidente)
ZILIOTTO UMBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
MOSCA GIULIANO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Knowledge and skills required for a full understanding of the course contents regards plant biology. There are not prerequisites.
Target skills and knowledge: The student will achieve knowledge on the main environmental and agronomic factors affecting yield and quality in crop production. Knowledge on the cultivation of field crops for animal feed will also achieved. At the end of the course the student will be able to recognize the main field crops, identify the most suitable areas for their cultivation, know their uses, adopt the main elements of agronomic techniques for their cultivation and choose the optimal harvesting time.
Examination methods: The exam is written by tests with open-ended questions (during the course for the module of Forage-crop) and the practical recognition of seeds. There are no tests during the course but only one final test. In the absence of intermediate tests only one final test is expected.
Assessment criteria: The level of knowledge of the students will be evaluated by checking the acquisition of knowledge of specific agronomic and cultivation concepts, and through the verification of skills and competences (solving simple problems of dosage of seeds, fertilizers, irrigation water, agronomic techniques for achieving high levels of quality).