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ME-227 Agroforestry 1 - Introduction to tropical agroforestry, 5 op 
Tunniste ME-227  Voimassaolo 01.01.2017 -
Nimi Agroforestry 1 - Introduction to tropical agroforestry  Lyhenne Agroforestry 1 
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Opettajat
Nimi
Mohamed Elfadol 
Eshetu Eshetu 

Kuvaus
Ajoitus 

III period

 
Osaamistavoitteet 

The aim of the course is to prepare students with specific competencies needed for a fundamental understanding of principles of agroforestry. The course is designed to provide students with basic knowledge on agroforestry technologies and management practices in various climatic and ecological zones. After attending the course students will be able to comprehensively compare, characterize and analyze agroforestry farming systems and practices across a broad range of geographical regions.

 
Edeltävät opinnot tai edeltävä osaaminen 

This is a basic course and there is no pre-requisite to attend the course.

 
Sisältö 

The course will cover a broad range of topics in the areas of meteorology, ecology, agronomy and social sciences related to agroforestry practices. Weather and climate, cropping and farming systems, concept and definition of agroforestry, classification of agroforestry systems, dryland and humid agroforestry systems, tree species selection, tree seed procurement and handling, tree nursery management, soil management, and economics of agroforestry will be covered in the course.

 
Oppimateriaali ja kirjallisuus 

All lectures and reading materials are available on Moodle. Group work presentations and reports are uploaded on Moodle.

 
Arviointimenetelmät ja -kriteerit 

The final exam constitutes 60%, while the group work presentation and report constitutes 40% of the grade. The grading is done on a scale of 0-5.

 
Suoritustavat 

The course is composed of class lectures, and group work presentation and report. Students must participate in the group work presentation and report writing. Attendance is recorded, but it is not mandatory.

 
Lisätiedot 

Teaching is in English. ME-227 is a pre-requisite for FOR-249 course.

 
Yhteydet muihin opintojaksoihin 

Replaces the former course 830198 (TROP130) Agroforestry I, 3 cr.

 
Vastuuhenkilö 

University lecturer Eshetu Yirdaw

 
Avainsanat 

Suitable for exchange students

 


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