Course syllabus OSEZ - Protection in Organic Farming Systems (FA - SS 2018/2019)

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Course code: OSEZ
Course title in language of instruction: -- item not defined --
Course title in Czech: Protection in Organic Farming Systems
Course title in English: Protection in Organic Farming Systems
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master; master continuing
Semester: SS 2018/2019
Name of lecturer: Ing. Tamara Dryšlová, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
Mgr. Ing. Eva Hrudová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Laštůvka, CSc. (instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
Student know essential pricipes of plant protection in organic farming, has skill in protection crops in organic farming.
Course contents:
1.The philosophy, aims, importance and definition of organic farming. Multifunctional importance of organic farming. (allowance 2/2)
2.History and the present position of organic farming in the Czech Republic and EU. Legislative Institucionální zabezpečení ekologické produkce v ČR (allowance 2/2)
3.Specific of plant production systeme in organic farming. (allowance 2/2)
4.Organic farming and biodiversity. (allowance 2/0)
5.Principles of plant protection in organic farming. (allowance 1/2)
6.Preparation for plant protection in organic farming. (allowance 1/2)
7.GMO and organic farming (allowance 2/0)
8.Protection of cereals in organic farming (allowance 2/2)
9.Protection of oil crops in organic farming. (allowance 2/2)
10.Protection of root crops in organic farming (allowance 2/2)
11.Protection of fruit trees in organic farming (allowance 2/2)
12.Protection of vegetables in organic farming (allowance 2/2)
13.Protection of wine yeards in organic farming (allowance 2/2)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to make decisions
-Ability to solve problems
-Capacity to adapt to new situations
-Designing and managing projects
-Ethical commitment

Specific competences:
-Competences of setting the necessity of treatment in ecological farming
-Knowledge of important organisms usable for biological protection of plants
-Knowledge of principles of ecological farming and plant protection in ecological farming
-Skills of performing of protective actions according to applicable legislation for ecological farming
-Skills of using of preparations for plant protection in ecological farming

Type of course unit: optional
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice27 h
     public presentation (oral)1 h
     preparation for exam40 h
     preparation for regular assessment20 h
     preparation of presentation4 h
     elaboration and execution of projects10 h
     writing of seminar paper10 h
Total140 h
Assessment methods:
Conditions of finishing
- 80% participation in seminars
- writing test -- maximum points is 20, minimum 16
- test has 20 questions -- open --ended questions
- length of examination is 50 minutes
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQPETR, J. et al.Ekologické zemědělstvíPrahaBrázda199280-209-0233-3
RQŠARAPATKA, B. -- URBAN, J.Ekologické zemědělství IPrahaMŽP ČR a PRO-BIO200380-7212-274-6
RQURBAN, J.Ekologické zemědělství: učebnice pro školy i praxiMinisterstvo zemědělství2005
RQŠARAPATKA, B. -- URBAN, J. et al.Ekologické zemědělství v praxiŠumperkPRO-BIO200680-87080-00-9
REAlternativa pro předvídavého zemědělce: přechod na ekologické zemědělstvíPrahaMinisterstvo zemědělství ČR1990
REMOUDRÝ, J.BioproduktyPrahaInstitut výchovy a vzdělávání Ministerstva zemědělství ČR199780-7105-138-1
REŠARAPATKA, B. -- URBAN, J. et al.Ekologické zemědělství: učebnice pro školy i praxi.Šumperk,PRO-BIO200580-903583-0-6
REEkologické zemědělství pro chráněná územíPrahaInstitut výchovy a vzdělávání Ministerstva zemědělství ČR199380-7105-034-2
REREGANOLD, J P.Organic agriculture: a global perspectiveCollingwoodCSIRO0-643-09090-8
REOrganic farmingIpswichFarming Press19900-85236-191-2
REOrganic Farming, Pest Control and Remediation of Soil Pollutants. Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 1Dortrecht,, Heidelberg. London, New YorkSpringer Science+Business Media B.V2009978-1-4020-9653-2


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