Agroecology and cropping systems

A.Y. 2020/2021
8
Max ECTS
80
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/02 AGR/03
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The objectives of this course are:
- To provide fundamental knowledge and tools about agro-ecosystem management.
- To provide knowledge about the analysis and the interpretation of agroecosystems and on the interaction between climatic driving forces and agro-ecosystems.
- To provide knowledge of genetics, phenology, morphology, physiology and agronomy of woody plants for the basic knowledge of tree-cropping systems.
Expected learning outcomes
The students will acquire the skills needed for understanding and interpreting the ecological mechanisms driving crop production processes and their interactions with the management activities of the farmer. Moreover, students will obtain competences in biology and ecology of woody plants, and about agronomy of tree-cropping systems.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Lesson period
year
Unit 1
AGR/02 - AGRONOMY AND FIELD CROPS - University credits: 0
AGR/03 - ARBORICULTURE AND FRUITCULTURE - University credits: 0
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Unit 2
AGR/02 - AGRONOMY AND FIELD CROPS - University credits: 0
AGR/03 - ARBORICULTURE AND FRUITCULTURE - University credits: 0
Field activity: 4 hours
Practicals: 12 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor: Spinardi Anna
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