Study programmes / B-HE Horticultural Engineering / Basics of Fruit growing (Distance Learning)
Course code:KZOV
Course title in language of instruction:K-Základy ovocnictví
Course title in Czech:K-Základy ovocnictví
Course title in English:Basics of Fruit growing (Distance Learning)
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:part-time, 15/5
(part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor; master; master continuing
Semester:SS 2020/2021 - FH
Name of lecturer:Ing. Tomáš Nečas, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Aims of the course:Learning outcomes of the course unit The aim of the course is to acquaint the students with the basics of fruit fruit-making terminology, basic cultivation forms and systems, the basic principles of cutting of fruit trees and pomology of varieties. In the course students will learn the morphology of fruit trees, reproduction, rootstocks and main cultivation aspects.
Course contents:The content of the course has not been saved in this language version.
Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Oral examination with the survey of entire knowledge problems.
Inclusion, attendance on exercising with consideration to mastered taught problems.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture12 h
     practice9 h
     professional educational excursion3 h
     preparation for exam50 h
     preparation for regular testing25 h
     writing of seminar paper25 h
Total124 h

Basic reading list
  • NĚMEC, B. Dějny ovocnictví. Československá akademie věd, 1955. 277 p.
  • BLAŽEK, J. et al. Ovocnictví. 1st ed. Praha: KVĚT, 1998. 383 p. ISBN 80-85362-33-3.
  • IVIČIČ, L. et al. Ovocnictví. 1st ed. Praha: Státní zemědělské nakladatelství, 1987. 475 p. Rostlinná výroba.
  • VACHŮN, Z. Ovocnictví - pěstování jahodníku. Brno: MZLU, 2004. 123 p. ISBN 80-7157-806-1.
  • VACHŮN, Z. Ovocnictví: pěstování meruněk. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita, 1999. 130 p. ISBN 80-7157-393-0.
  • VACHŮN, Z. Ovocnictví: podnože ovocných dřevin. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 1996. 65 p. ISBN 80-7157-217-9.
  • VÁVRA, M. Základy výnosového ovocnictví. Praha: Státní zemědělské nakladatelství, 1958. 181 p.
  • BADENES, M L. Fruit breeding. New York: Springer, 2012. 875 p. Handbook of plant breeding ;. ISBN 978-1-4419-0762-2.
  • JANICK, J. -- MOORE, J N. Fruit breeding. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1996. 616 p. ISBN 0-471-31014-X.
  • JANICK, J. -- MOORE, J N. Fruit breeding. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1996. 278 p. ISBN 0-471-12669-1.
  • JANICK, J. -- MOORE, J N. Fruit breeding. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1996. 477 p. ISBN 0-471-12670-5.