951301 Plant sociology and soil aspects of the grassland farming

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Bohner, Andreas
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


- Methods (relevé; taking soil samples; determination of yield and fodder quality; aboveground and underground phytomass determination; evaluation of the findings)

- Ecology (significance of the temperature, water, gas and nutrient conditions for grassland farming)

- Plant communities (floristic composition; site; utilization; yield potential; fodder quality; significance for the nature preservation)

- Nature preservation (ecological consequences of non-utilization and intensification; biotope richness; species richness)

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

- Identification of the most important plant species and plant communities of the grassland

- Knowledge about site demands, utilization and fodder quality of the most important grassland species

- Knowledge about site, yield potential, utilization and fodder quality of some plant communities

- Knowledge about the connection climate - soil - vegetation - yield potential - utilization - species richness

- Judgement of the site quality
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