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HR929 - Cereal, Oilseed & Root Crop Agronomy

  • Module code: HR929
  • Module name: Cereal, Oilseed & Root Crop Agronomy
  • Department: School of Life Sciences
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To demonstrate knowledge of agronomic methods in use today and explain the rationale for their use in terms of effects on the crop, environment and profit. To demonstrate the agronomic strategies for different crops grown in different environments. To present the ways in which different agronomic methods may be used to minimise environmental impact whilst maintaining or increasing profitability. To demonstrate experiments set up to test agronomic practices.

Principal learning outcomes

To demonstrate knowledge of agronomic methods in use today and explain the rationale for their use in terms of effects on the crop, environment and profit. To demonstrate the agronomic strategies for different crops grown in different environments. To present the ways in which different agronomic methods may be used to minimise environmental impact whilst maintaining or increasing profitability. To demonstrate experiments set up to test agronomic practices.

Timetabled teaching activities

Lectures per week 24 hours; Practical class/workshop 3 hours; Fieldwork 3 hours.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/lifesci

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: HR929-10)
A (Assessed work only) Poster 30%
  1500 word essay 70%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century (D4A2) - Year 2
Optional

N/A