Course: Herbology

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Course title Herbology
Course code KAES/HERBL
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Perná Kristýna, Mgr. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
The weedy species, and their importance in agriculture.The invasion and expansion. Classification and categorisation is harmful weeds. Biology of weeds, generative and vegetative reproduction and dissemination of diasporas. Dormancy weed seeds. Relations weeds and crop, allelopathy, competition - competition. Changes of species, sowing succession weed, soil management, plant nutrition, herbicides and non-agricultural activities to change weed communities. Weed resistance to herbicides. Infestation control methods. Selectivity, rezidualita and application of herbicides. Biology and control the weed species. Computerisation in herbologii.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Preparation for classes - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 30 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 52 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to clear up theoretical and practical knowledge at applying complex weed control using suitable preventive, agrotechnical, agronomical and chemical interventions.
Students will learn to determine basic types of weeds, gain expertise in terms of mechanical, chemical and biological weed control methods applied in agriculture.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of matter subjects from secondary school.

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam, Seminar work

Seminar work. Active participation in seminars.
Recommended literature
  • http://eagri.cz/public/web/ukzuz/portal/pripravky-na-or/.
  • www.vurv.cz/weeds.
  • Dvořák J., Smutný V. Herbologie - Integrovaná ochrana proti polním plevelům s. 186.. Brno, 2003.
  • Hakansson S. Weeds and weed management on arable land: an ecological approach s. 274.. Cambridge USA, 2003.
  • Kohout V. a kol. Herbologie. Plevele a jejich regulace s. 115. Praha, 1996.
  • Mikulka J., Kneifelová M. a kol. Plevelné rostliny s.148.. Praha, 2005. ISBN 80-86726-02-9.
  • Mikulka J. Plevele polních plodin. Praha, 2014. ISBN 97880- 86726-60-1.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2017) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agriculture Engineering (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agriculture (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agriculture (2013) Category: Agriculture and forestry 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter