951116 Field crops

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Vollmann, Johann , Wagentristl, Helmut , Steinkellner, Siegrid
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Cereal crops:
bread wheat, durum wheat, rye, oat, barley, triticale, maize and more

soybean, pea, faba bean, chickpea, lentil, lupins etc.

Oilseed crops:
OIlseed rape, sunflower, oil pumpkin, linseed, poppy and others

Tuber and root crops:
potato, sugar beet, Jerusalem artichoke, fooder beets

Fibre crops, industria crops, energy crops, field vegetables, medical and spice crops

Each of the five groups of field crops is outlined using a problem-based approach of knowledge-transfer. Plant breeding, agronomy and phytopathology issues will be covered for each crop group.


Previous knowledge expected

Solid knowledge of botany

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students are achieving an overview of individual field crop species and groups of field crops with respect to plant breeding, agronomy and plant pathology. Students are able to link agronomic knowledge with plant breeding and phytopathology issues for problem solving.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.