Course: Technical Equipment of Plant and Animal Cultivation Premises

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Course title Technical Equipment of Plant and Animal Cultivation Premises
Course code KBD/TVPCH
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 unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Berec Michal, doc. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Keeping and breeding various plants and animals is not an easy task. Many species require special conditions without which it is not possible to reproduce them successfuly. The students will be introduced to the basic methods of growing plants (greenhouses, tissue cultures) and keeping and breeding animals (aquariums, terrariums, paludariums, bird cages etc.)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Work activities (workshops), Excursion
  • Preparation for classes - 10 hours per semester
  • Field trip - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 10 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 10 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 52 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with technical equipment needed for plant nurseries and animal keeping facilities.


Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work

Recommended literature
  • Bartlett, R. D., Bartlett, P. P., & Frye, F. L. Terrarium and cage construction and care. Barron's Educational Series.. B.E.S. Publishing, 1999. ISBN 0764106732.
  • Kocourek I., Král J. Terarium A-Z. Ratio, 2006. ISBN 80-902312-0-9.
  • Vergner I. Ještěři - biologie, chov, gekoni I.. Nakladatelství Madagaskar, 2001. ISBN 80-86068-23-4.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Biology and protection of "hobby" organisms (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter