Course: Applied Agricultural Sciences to Specialized Crops
Course Applied Agricultural Sciences to Specialized Cultures
Level: Master 1
Period: Semester 2
Credits: 3 ECTS
Teacher/Coordinator: Pauline Trapet
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.
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
News, evolutions and innovations of technical itineraries applied to specialized crops :
Arboriculture (Apple orchards)
Individual assessment (50 or 100%) and / or oral presentations by groups (30 minutes) (50 or 100%)