Cereal Production

University College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Cereal Production

  • Host University

    University College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Agriculture

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Recommended: CPSC20030 Principles of Crop Science

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Topics include - review of progress in the development of new cereal cultivars and their contribution to yield improvement - options in cereal crop establishment, - factors determinig optimum yield and quality in cereals, - production of high quality cereals, detailed study of milling wheat and malting barley production, - role of crop nutrition and fertilisation practices in cereal crops, -current practices in crop protection including weed control, disease control, growth regulation, intensive and less-intensive production systems, - detailed understanding and identification of crop growth stages.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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