M.Cp.0014 Plant Nutrition and Plant Health (3 C/2 SWS)

Coordinator
Prof. Dr. K. Dittert, Department of Crop Sciences, Division of Plant Nutrition

Language
English

Student Workload
90 h ( 28 h contact time)

Type of instruction
Lecture

Frequency (WS/SS)
WS

Duration
one semester

Instructors
Prof. Dr. K. Dittert, Dr. Fischinger

Content
Nutrient uptake and transport in the plant; function of different nutrients in the plant especially with respect to plant health; mechanisms to increase nutrient efficiency and availability; characteristics of plant health, relation between plant nutrition and plant health; effect of nutrient imbalances on plant metabolism and production of plant harvest products and processing quality.

Objectives
Understanding of the relations between plant nutrition and plant health and their significance in the value-added chain.

Exam requirements
Knowledge of and ability to present the presented topics in their context: development of nutritional and processing quality in different crop plants; quality requirements and ways of realization by crop production methods.

Examination
20 minutes oral examination

Number of students
25