In the Crop Production Engineering master course, students learn the basic concepts of natural science, engineering, technology, food chain safety and management that underpin plant production, and become familiar with modern technologies used in crop production and their practical application. The training will focus on plant biotechnology, integrated crop production, integrated pest management, quality assurance in crop production and the sectoral economics of crop production.
Lecture, seminar: 48%
Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):
|1||Physiology of cultivated plants, Organic and biochemitry, Applied Soil Science, Agricultural informatics, Agricultural microbiology, Genetics of cultivated plant, Adaptive Tillage, Plant biotechnology, Diseases of cropland plants, Animal pests of crops, Weed control, Quality control of field crops, Nutrient supply of field crops|
|2||Crop production I., Crop Production II., Crop production economics, Introduction to EU Law, Precision farming, Agrochemistry, Plant breeding and transgenic plants, Land classification and regional development, Quality assurance in field crops, Mechanization of crop production, Irrigated crop production, Research methodology and extension|
Internship, practice: Students should complete a 4-week professional practice.
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Career prospects: Graduates may find employment in agricultural enterprises, in product development, in trade of agricultural goods, in crop production extension companies, in professional administration, or in scientific research.
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