933113 Grasslandmanagement in organic farming

Lecture and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Starz, Walter
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Organic grassland farming in Austria
Nutrient balance on organic grassland farms
Graded grassland management and their importance for organic farming
Physiological principles of plant growth in permanent grassland
Use of extensive and intensive managed permanent grassland
Fertilization and maintenance of permanent grassland
Use and maintenance of grazed grassland

Previous knowledge expected

botany, soil science, plant- and animal nutrition

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Understanding of the specific plant interactions in Alpine permanent grassland
Rate and assess of grassland communities
Development of renovation options for permanent grassland
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.