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Plant Nutrients from Biobased By-products (5 cr)

Code: LMSV0300-3001

General information


Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 22.08.2024

Timing

01.08.2024 - 31.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Online learning

Unit

School of Technology

Campus

Institute of Bioeconomy

Teaching languages

  • English

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Agricultural and Rural Industries

Teachers

  • Laura Vertainen

Groups

  • LMS21S1
    Maaseutuelinkeinot (AMK)
  • LMS22S1
    Maaseutuelinkeinot (AMK)
  • LMS20S1
    Maaseutuelinkeinot
  • LMS21KM
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Agricultural and Rural Industries
  • LMS23KM
    Maaseutuelinkeinot (AMK)
  • LMS22KM
    Agrologi (AMK), maaseutuelinkeinot, monimuotototeutus

Objective

Competences
Agricultural competence

Learning outcomes
You know the importance of plant nutrients and the harmfulness of heavy metals to plant growth and soil. You understand the role of organic matter in soil management. You recognize the by-products used as fertilizers, you are familiar with their properties and can analyze their usability in crop production.

Content

Plant nutrients, organic matter and heavy metals from the point of view of the need for balanced plant growth. As a source of nutrients, by-products suitable for plants, and the effects of their composition and quality on their usability.

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

Nagajyoti, P.C. et. 2010. Heavy metals, occurrence and toxicity for plants: a review. Environmental Chemistry Letters volume 8, pages199–216.
https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/topics/topic/metals-contaminants-food
Bot, A. 2005. The importance of soil organic matter Key to drought-resistant soil and sustained food production. http://www.fao.org/3/a0100e/a0100e00.htm#Contents
HELCOM (2018), Overview of nutrient recycling in the Baltic Sea countries. https://www.helcom.fi/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Overview-of-nutrient-recycling-in-the-Baltic-Sea-countries.pdf

Teaching methods

Independent online learning.

Exam schedules

-

Student workload

Independent work 135 h

Further information

The grade of the course is determined by continuous assessment, ie the assignments to be returned are evaluated.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)

Adequate learner (1) knows the importance of plant nutrients and the harmfulness of heavy metals to plant growth and soil. The student knows the role of organic matter in soil management. The student can identify the by-products suitable for use as a fertilizer, is familiar with their properties and their utility in crop production. The tasks are done according to the instructions, but their implementation is rather limited.

Satisfactory learner (2) can identify the importance of plant nutrients and the harmfulness of heavy metals to plant growth and soil. The student can describe the role of organic matter in soil management. The student can identify the by-products suitable for use as a fertilizer, is familiar with their properties and their utility in crop production. The tasks are done according to the instructions, but things have not been applied.

Arviointikriteerit, hyvä (3-4)

Good learner (3) can define the importance of plant nutrients and the harmfulness of heavy metals to plant growth and soil. The student understand the role of organic matter in soil management. The student can define the by-products suitable for use as a fertilizer, is familiar with their properties and know their utility in crop production. The tasks are done according to the instructions, applying the study material.

Very good learner (4) can analyze the importance of plant nutrients and the harmfulness of heavy metals to plant growth and soil. The student masters the role of organic matter in soil management. The student can analyze the by-products suitable for use as a fertilizer, recognizes their properties and is able to evaluate their utility in crop production. The tasks are done according to the instructions, applying educational material and using diverse sources.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent learner (5) comprehensively masters the importance of plant nutrients and the harmfulness of heavy metals to plant growth and soil. The student can justify the role of organic matter in soil management. The student can analyze the by-products suitable for use as a fertilizer, recognizes their properties and is able to evaluate their utility in crop production. The tasks are done according to the instructions, with the correct application of the study material and the use of diverse sources.

Qualifications

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Further information

The course is suitable for students of agrology and exchange students of the JAMK Institute of Bioeconomy.