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تحميل الدليل التدريبي

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Course Content

Man and Agriculture. Agriculture and world food. Origin centers of economic crops. Classification of crops. Environmental factors and agricultural crops. Cultural practices. Production systems. Crop plant propagation. Harvesting, handling and storage of crops. New trends in agriculture. Plant production in Saudi Arabia.

Course Objective

The aim of this course was to introduce students from all the Departments of the college of Food & Agricultural Sciences to basic knowledge of field and horticultural crops. Emphasis are put on most common crops of the Kingdom.

Upon successful completion of this course, students are expected to:

  • Have the broad knowledge of crop cultivation practices.
  • Have basic knowledge systems of crop production especially under arid land conditions.
  • Have some knowledge on new trends in agricultural practices.

Textbook

Plant Production Department Staff (1992). Principles of Plant Production. King Saud University Press, Riyadh. 262 p.

Students Assessment

Students will be assessed as follows:

  • Two laboratory exams (30%)
  • Two mid-term exams (30%)
  • Final exam (40%)

Lecture Schedule

Week

Topic

1

Man and Agriculture

2

Agriculture and world food

3

Origin centers of economic crops

4

Origin centers of economic crops

5

Classification of crops

6

1st. Mid-Term Exam (One Hour)

6

Environmental factors and agricultural crops - Introduction

7

Environmental factors and agricultural crops - Light

8

Environmental factors and agricultural crops - Water

9

Environmental factors and agricultural crops - Temperature

10

Environmental factors and agricultural crops - Biological

11

2nd. Mid-Term Exam (One Hour)

11

Cultural practices

12

Production systems

13

Crop plant propagation

14

Harvesting, handling and storage of crops

15

New trends in agriculture, Plant production in Saudi Arabia

17

FINAL EXAM

 

 
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