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22487. Horticultural Crops II . Group 8

Subject

Name22487 - Horticultural Crops II
Group Grup 8 ( Digital Campus )
Academic Year 2019-20
Credits6 credits
Period 2nd semester
Language English
Titulació -

Lecturers

LecturerOffice hours for students
Start timeEnd timeDay of the weekStart dateEnd dateLocation/Building
Joan Rosselló Veny
joan.rossello-venyjoan.rossello-veny@uib.esuib.es
Head of group
18:30h19:30h Monday 09/09/201931/07/2020 Despatx

Context

In this subject we study the basic principles of the production of the most important horticultural and ornamental plants of the Balearic Islands

Requirements

Recommended

To facilitate the study and understanding of the subject, it is advisable to have knowledge of Plant Production, Soil Fertility, Protected Crops Technology, Bases of Crop Protection

Skills

Specific

  • H2 Bases and technology of the propagation and horticultural, frutícola and ornamental production. Quality control of horticultural products. Commercialization.
  • H4 Engineering of green areas and horticultural farms
  • H5.1 Electrification. Irrigation and drainage. Machinery for horticulture.

General

  • C1 Identification and characterization of plant species.
  • C8 The management and use of agroindustrial by-products.
  • C9 Decision-making through the use of resources available for work in multidisciplinary groups.
  • C10 Transfer technology, understand, interpret, communicate and adopt the advances in the agricultural field.

Basic

You may consult the basic competencies students will have to achieve by the end of the degree at the following address: http://www.uib.eu/study/grau/Basic-Competences-In-Bachelors-Degree-Studies/

Content

The following activities will be developed

Thematic content

1 Current status of the sector in Balearic Islands
2 Extension on the main horticultural and ornamental crops of the Balearic Islands
3 Main systems of quality certification in crops
4 Application to specific practical cases

Teaching methodology

Attended activities (2,4 credits, 60 hours)

TypeNameG. typeDescriptionHours
Theory classes Large group (G)

Teaching master classes to provide students with
Theoretical knowledge of the subject (T2, C1, C8, C10, H2,
H5.1).

35
Seminars and workshops Medium group 2 (X)

The aim of these sessions is to solve practical problems , making use of the basic knowledge given in the theorethical classes (T2,
C8, C10).

15
Practical classes Medium group 2 (X)

Visits to companies and farms in the sector.
Recognition of plants, pests and diseases (T2, T3, H2,
H5.1).

10

At the beginning of the semester the subject schedule will be available to students through the UIBdigital platform. This schedule will at least include the dates for the continuous assessment exams and assignment deadlines. Furthermore, the lecturer will inform students as to whether the subject syllabus will be carried out according to the schedule or otherwise, including Aula Digital.

Non-attended activities (3,6 credits, 90 hours)

TypeNameDescriptionHours
Group or individual self-study

The students will work themselves in solving practical problems in order to better understand the theoretical explanations (T2, C1, C8, C10,
H2, H5.1).

50
Group or individual self-study

Preparation of the exercise during the course. Preparation of exposure (T2,
T3, C1, C8, C9, C10).

40

Specific risks and protective measures

The learning activities of this course do not entail specific health or safety risks for the students and therefore no special protective measures are needed.

Student learning assessment

In accordance with article 33 of the Academic Regulations, "regardless of the disciplinary procedure that may be followed against the offending student , the demonstrably fraudulent performance of any of the evaluation elements included in the teaching guides of the subjects will lead, at the discretion of the teacher, to an undervaluation in the qualification that may suppose the qualification of "suspense 0" in the annual evaluation of the subject".

Theory classes
Type Theory classes
Technique Oral tests ( recoverable )
Description

Teaching master classes to provide students with
Theoretical knowledge of the subject (T2, C1, C8, C10, H2,
H5.1).

Assessment criteria

Partial tests of theory during the course will be done which will eliminate subject matter and a final test. If done
Partial tests, a minimum of 4.0 out of 10 must be obtained to be able to average. If the average is not approved (5.0) the final exam has to be done. The partial note is not saved.

Final grade percentage: 40% with minimum grade 5

Seminars and workshops
Type Seminars and workshops
Technique Papers and projects ( recoverable )
Description

The aim of these sessions is to solve practical problems , making use of the basic knowledge given in the theorethical classes (T2,
C8, C10).

Assessment criteria

Oral presentation of the exercise

Final grade percentage: 15% with minimum grade 5

Practical classes
Type Practical classes
Technique Papers and projects ( recoverable )
Description

Visits to companies and farms in the sector.
Recognition of plants, pests and diseases (T2, T3, H2,
H5.1).

Assessment criteria

Written presentation of the results of the practices. Only in case of having to take the theoretical exam to July, this part can be recovered or presented again.

Final grade percentage: 15% with minimum grade 5

Group or individual self-study
Type Group or individual self-study
Technique Papers and projects ( recoverable )
Description

The students will work themselves in solving practical problems in order to better understand the theoretical explanations (T2, C1, C8, C10,
H2, H5.1).

Assessment criteria

Delivery of work done during the course.

Final grade percentage: 20% with minimum grade 5

Group or individual self-study
Type Group or individual self-study
Technique Papers and projects ( recoverable )
Description

Preparation of the exercise during the course. Preparation of exposure (T2,
T3, C1, C8, C9, C10).

Assessment criteria

Delivery of work done during the course.

Final grade percentage: 10% with minimum grade 5

Resources, bibliography and additional documentation

Basic bibliography

Maroto, J. V., Vicent, J. 2002. Horticultura herbácea especial. 5a ed. Ed. Mundi-Prensa. Madrid. Alonso, F. 2002.


El cultivo de la patata. Editorial:Mundi-Prensa. Madrid.


http://www.globalgap.org/es

Additional bibliography


http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#home
https://www2.ipm.ucanr.edu/agriculture/
https://www.apsnet.org/Pages/default.aspx
https://www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance/hazard-analysis-and-critical-control-point-haccp#.UUBRNo7eP0c