Course responsible:Sissel Torre, Siv Fagertun Remberg, Anne Kjersti Uhlen, Anne-Berit Wold
Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås
Teaching language:Engelsk, norsk
Course frequency:Every year
Nominal workload:250 hr
Teaching and exam period:Høstparallell
About this course
• The course will give insight into the interaction between plants and environmental factors in a production and quality perspective.
• At the end of the course, students will have knowledge on how to achieve a sustainable production of high-quality plant products with a good keeping quality.
• The course gives students insight into the latest research news related to challenges in current and future plant production.
• Be able to apply their skills to develop and provide new knowledge in the field
• Be able to design and/or perform growth or storage experiments, report and discuss the results.
• Understand how to analyze important plant processes such as photosynthesis, transpiration, respiration, growth/yield and quality characteristics and the ability to evaluate the results
• Students will be able to apply knowledge on production physiology to understand and solve biological and technological problems throughout the value chain, from production to storage and sale.
• Critical reflection and ability to evaluate different consequences related to sustainable plant production and storage
• Be able to communicate and discuss possible solutions with specialists in the field
• Be able to obtain knowledge and communicate professional issues to a general public
- Lectures, case study with possibility to choose production system / plant product, exercises, student presentations, webinar, guest lectures, excursions
- At least one of the following courses from Plant Science (PJH212, PJH250, PJH240, PJH230) and BOT200, BOT130, BOT201 or similar
- Oral exam (60%) and case with written report (40%). Both need to be approved
- External sensor
- Case studies including presentations and written report, exercises and excursions
- 2-4 hours of lectures each week, case studies in selected topics, exercises, excursions
- The course has 3 credits overlap with PJH340.
- Letter grades
- Special requirements in Science