Applied Agricultural Sciences to Specialized Cultures

  • Level: Master 1
  • Period: Semester 2
  • Language: English
  • Credits: 3 ECTS
  • Teacher/Coordinator: Pauline Trapet

Main Objectives

Identify the specialized crops, the different production areas, the markets and the possible valorization of these plant productions (fruits and vegetables).
Know the biological and botanical characteristics of the French specialized crops.
Understand the importance of phenological stages in relation to the technical itinerary.
Understand and analyze a technical itinerary : varietal choice, soil and sowing; fertilization and piloting tools ; chemical and mechanical management of the main weeds; chemical and biological management of major diseases; chemical and biological management of major insects; decision support tools to manage bio-aggressors; harvest, quality and regulation.

Skills Developed

  • Understanding the quantitative and qualitative issues of specialized crops for food and health
  • Analysis of technical itineraries in relation to production methods and the regional pedo-climatic context
  • Identification of the main biotic and abiotic stresses of specialized crops


General Content

News, evolutions and innovations of technical itineraries applied to specialized crops :

  • Arboriculture (Apple orchards)
  • Grape vine
  • Vegetables production



Individual assessment (50 or 100%) and / or oral presentations by groups (30 minutes) (50 or 100%)


Pauline Trapet
Professor - Researcher
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