958314 Pomology and variety preservation

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Anhalt-Brüderl, Ulrike , Spornberger, Andreas , Noll, Daniela
Offered in
Wintersemester 2020/21
Languages of instruction


1) Basic knowledge and pomological development
2) Methods of fruit growing and cultivation
3) Origin and representation of older and new varieties of different fruit kinds
and their usability: pome or hard fruit, stone fruit, nut fruits, small fruit
4) Molecular Methods of cultivar evaluation
5) Exercises to fruit quality and molecular methods (compulsory attendance!)

Previous knowledge expected


Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The student:
• gain the knowledge about fruit varieties cultivated in Central Europa
• understand the usability of diversity of fruit trees and cultivars
• can learn about descriptive and molecular methods for the identification of cultivars
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.