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School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Course unit
GENERAL AGRONOMY
AGL1000308, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
AG0056, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 8.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination GENERAL AGRONOMY
Website of the academic structure http://www.agrariamedicinaveterinaria.unipd.it/
Department of reference Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and the Environment
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolaamv/course/view.php?idnumber=2018-AG0056-000ZZ-2017-AGL1000308-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch LEGNARO (PD)
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 MAURIZIO BORIN AGR/02

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses AGR/02 Agronomy and Herbaceous Cultivation 8.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Practice 2.0 16 34.0 No turn
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
11 Commissione a.a. 2018/19 01/12/2018 30/11/2019 BORIN MAURIZIO (Presidente)
BERTI ANTONIO (Membro Effettivo)
BONA STEFANO (Supplente)
DAL FERRO NICOLA (Supplente)
MORARI FRANCESCO (Supplente)
10 Commissione a.a. 2017/18 01/12/2017 30/11/2018 BORIN MAURIZIO (Presidente)
BERTI ANTONIO (Membro Effettivo)
BONA STEFANO (Supplente)
DAL FERRO NICOLA (Supplente)
MORARI FRANCESCO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: mathematics, physics, biology
Target skills and knowledge: The student will gain knowledge on the environmental resources, the relationships between environmental facors and crop response, on cultivation techniques, on the impact of agriculture on natural resources and the strategies to prevent and minimise the negative impacts.
Examination methods: written test, with questions at different scores
Assessment criteria: Sum of the scores attibuted to the single answers
Course unit contents: climate and plants
agricultural soils characteristics, relationships soil/water, water balance
energy transformation and primary prduction
agricultural territory management: land reclamation and erosion control
cultivation techniques: soil tillage, fertilization, irrigation, crop defence
agricultural systems
impacts of agriculture on environmental resources
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, exercises, field activity
Additional notes about suggested reading: M. Borin: Ecologia del sistema agricoltura. Cleup Editore, Padova, 1999
Lecture powerpoint and notes available on moodle
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Maurizio Borin, Ecologia del sistema agricoltura.. Padova: Cleup Editore, 1999. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Story telling

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Zero Hunger Climate Action Life on Land