953333 Scientific working for crop sciences

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Walzer, Andreas , Bodner, Gernot , Winter, Silvia , Vollmann, Johann , Neugschwandtner, Reinhard
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Literature review
Defining test questions
Experimental design for field trials
Experimental design for laboratory tests
Analysis of Experiments
Design of Experiments
Writing scientific papers focusing on master's thesis
From the manuscript for publication

All mentioned contents relate mainly to performing and composing master's thesis in the field of Crop Science.

Previous knowledge expected

Knowledge of Crop Sciences at Bachelor level

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Graduates of the course
+ formulate research questions and hypotheses and to understand their significance in terms of their Master's thesis
+ perform experimental design for field trials and laboratory tests by
+ know specific field measurement techniques for crop production
+ know typical parameters for issues related to plant protection
+ know specialized databases for literature search and can also perform a targeted literature review for e.g. their master's thesis
+ are familiar with the structure of scientific works, in particular master's thesis' and understand the importance of different sections like Abstract, Introduction, Materials & Methods, Results and Discussion.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.