951114 Soil cultivation and soil conservation

Lecture and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Rosinger, Christoph , Strauß, Peter , Bodner, Gernot
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Soil as site factor of plant production, nature and living space; changes of soil chemical, physical and biological parameters by soil tillage; systems and methods of soil tillage; techniques of soil tillage; soil protection concerning conditions of biological activity and erosion


Previous knowledge expected


Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Supply of basic knowledge in observation of the system of connection between soil-plant-network of biosystem - technique. The point of view is the sustainable agriculture. The fundtion for soil by plant growth, soil pollution and protection against erosion will be shown by origin, structure and special physical, chemical and biological parameters, Information aout actual state of knowledge in soil tillage, techniques in seeding and soil protection are given. Also shown are function of the steps of soil tillage and the reaction concerning soil, soil biota and plant. Abilities for independant critical reviews of soil interferences by ecological and economical criteria. Information and trends in researche and development.
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