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Crop Production Instruments with Applied Law for the Agricultural Sciences

BI1315 Crop Production Instruments with Applied Law for the Agricultural Sciences, 15.0 Credits

Växtodlingens styrmedel med tillämpad juridik för de areella näringarna

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Biology Agricultural science

Education cycle

Bachelor’s level


Title Credits Code
Crop production instruments 11.00 1002
Applied law 4.00 1003

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, less than 60 credits from first-cycle courses as entry requirements(G1F)

Grading scale

5:Pass with Distinction, 4:Pass with Credit, 3:Pass, U:Fail The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.



Prior knowledge

The equivalent of entrance requirements for acceptance onto the Diploma Programme in Agricultural and Rural Management, and the equivalent of at least 50 credits including at least
- 40 credits Agricultural Science
- 10 credits Botany.


On completion of the course students will be able to:
- independently diagnose plant pests on agricultural crops
- describe and justify pest control strategies for plant pests on agricultural crops
- analyse and evaluate crop production measures in the field from a biological, technical, occupational, economic and environmental perspective.


The lectures deal with
- production biology of agricultural crops
- biology and ecology of pests of agricultural crops
- control strategies and preventive measures for pests
- forecasting models for plant pests
- effects of pests and pest control measures on product quality
- the plant as a habitat for pests
- potential of plant breeding to alter cultivated plant material
- sustainable cultivation systems for control of plant pests

Exercises and laboratory practicals will deal with plant anatomy, plant physiology and pests of agricultural crops.

Formats and requirements for examination

Pass grade in examination. Approved oral an written reporting of individual project work and reporting of project work. Participation in compulsory parts of the course.
  • 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.

Other information

  • 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.

Additional information

The requirements for the different levels of the course are specified in the grade criteria, which are presented in an appendix to the course curriculum. Current information on the grade criteria will be available at the latest by the start of the course.

Responsible department

Department of Biosystems and Technology
Cooperating departments:
Department of People and Society

Further information

Determined by: Programstudierektor för lantmästare - kandidatprogram
Biology field: Botanik (växtbiologi)
Replaces: BI1167
There are no Grading criteria posted for this course

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: No The course is offered as a programme course: Agricultural and Rural Management Agricultural and Rural Management Programme Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 38054 SEK Cycle: Bachelor’s level
Subject: Biology Agricultural science
Course code: BI1315 Application code: SLU-40083 Location: Alnarp Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of Biosystems and Technology Pace: 100%