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CAU-306 Nutrient Cycles & Sustainability

Period P3d - Christian-Albrechts Universit├Ąt zu Kiel, GermanyYear 2
CAU-306Nutrient Cycles & Sustainability6 ECTSPeriod P3dCAU
Objectives:Nutrient inputs, nutrient outputs, nutrient balance of soils, criteria of sustainability, trace, roots-soil interaction , gas emission (Methan, NOx), heavy metal dynamics, adaption of plants to saline and acid soils and adaption strategies of plants to such conditions.

Outcomes:Students have knowledge of nutrient dynamics of different agroecosystems and an understanding of the complexity of the interaction of location and plants and are familiar with the criteria of sustainable cultivation. They are able to conceptualize cultivation concepts in humid, semi-arid and arid regions and are able to analyse the effects of changes in nutrient management on different crop-rotations.
ElectiveTaught in ENMixed
EvaluationWorkload : 180 hours
Written Exam100%Lecture30
Oral ExamSeminar15