Course: Quality and Processing of Plant Products

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Course title Quality and Processing of Plant Products
Course code KROV/KZRP
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Doctoral
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 0
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)
  • Bárta Jan, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
The main products of crop production. Cereals, pulses and tuber crops, root and spice crops, fruit and vegetables. Quality requirements and modern methods of quality assessment. Methods of post-harvest treatment and principles of product storage. Processing technology of vegetable products, bakery, starch, distilling, brewing. Non-traditional and complementary food sources. Preservation and preservatives. The content will also be focused according to the problems of the doctoral thesis. The study will make use of new knowledge from the scientific field and scientific literature, including databases.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Preparation for exam - 100 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 50 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 100 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The subject of the doctoral study program. The aim is to acquaint students with plant products used in human nutrition, or livestock in the conditions of Central Europe, the requirements for their quality, methods of evaluating their quality and technologies of their processing. The focus will also be oriented according to the topic of the doctoral thesis and with the use of knowledge from domestic and foreign scientific literature.
Ability to work with scientific literature, including foreign ones. Ability to analyze and synthesize the studied issues.
Prerequisites
Completion and successful completion of master's (engineering) studies.

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam

The student must demonstrate theoretical knowledge of the studied subject matter in the form of an oral or combined exam. Demonstration of knowledge in a credit test or submission of a semester work to the required extent may also be a requirement.
Recommended literature


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): Specialized plant production (1) Category: Agriculture and forestry - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Specialized plant production (1) Category: Agriculture and forestry - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -