Crop Management in Horticultural Business
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Additional course evaluations for BI1053
Academic year 2019/2020Crop Management in Horticultural Business (BI1053-30274) 2020-01-20 - 2020-03-24
Academic year 2018/2019Crop Management in Horticultural Business (BI1053-30124) 2019-01-21 - 2019-03-25
Academic year 2017/2018Crop Management in Horticultural Business (BI1053-30076) 2018-01-15 - 2018-03-20
Academic year 2016/2017Crop Management in Horticultural Business (BI1053-30070) 2017-01-16 - 2017-03-21
Academic year 2015/2016Crop Management in Horticultural Business (BI1053-30251) 2016-01-18 - 2016-03-21
Academic year 2014/2015Crop Management in Horticultural Business (BI1053-30197) 2015-01-19 - 2015-03-29
Academic year 2013/2014Crop Management in Horticultural Business (BI1053-30186) 2014-01-20 - 2014-03-30
Academic year 2012/2013Crop Management in Horticultural Business (BI1053-30208) 2013-01-21 - 2013-03-31
Academic year 2011/2012Crop Management in Horticultural Business (BI1053-30235) 2012-01-16 - 2012-03-25
Academic year 2010/2011Crop Management in Horticultural Business (BI1053-30234) 2011-01-17 - 2011-03-25
Academic year 2009/2010Crop Management in Horticultural Business (BI1053-20021) 2009-11-05 - 2010-01-15
BI1053 Crop Management in Horticultural Business, 15.0 CreditsOdling i trädgårdsföretag
SubjectsBiology Horticultural science
Education cycleBachelor’s level
|Plant knowledge - dormant woody plants||1.50||1005|
Advanced study in the main fieldFirst cycle, less than 60 credits from first-cycle courses as entry requirements(G1F)
Prior knowledgeCourses corresponding to 30 credits in Biology and 15 credits in Business economics.
ObjectivesThe aim of the course is to provide knowledge required for the role of cultivation manager in different types of company and visitor centres within horticulture.
On completion of the course students will be able to:
- identify a basic range of ornamental shrubs on the basis of their winter foliage
- review cultivation-related concepts and phenomena
- plan a cultivation on the basis of geographical location, sales channels, company size and technical standards
- analyse cultivation-related problems and suggest solutions for a well-defined problem
- evaluate, present and apply cultivation technology information.
ContentThe course encompasses production of fruit and vegetables and ornamental plants, where growing is carried out in horticultural companies with outdoor, greenhouse or plant nursery areas. The course deals with the most commonly occurring horticultural cultures and cultivation methods. The produce, in this instance the product presented on the market, is followed up to eventual storage.
Particular emphasis is placed on the following aspects:
- Analysis of cultivation conditions.
- Management of climate, irrigation and plant nutrient supply.
- Choice of plant nutrient sources.
- Choice of energy sources.
- Methods for preventing and controlling pests and weeds.
- Propagation and plant establishment.
- Vegetative development and control of plan morphology.
- Flower formation and fruit setting.
- Greenhouses, storage premises and other commercial buildings.
- Logistics and organisation of work.
- Machine chains.
- Suitability for storage and shelf-life.
Formats and requirements for examinationThe examination consists of written and/or oral examination and reporting of assignments. To pass the course, a pass grade in the written exam and assignments and approved participation in compulsory parts.
- If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
- If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
- If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
- For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.
- The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
- If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.