Plant Nutrients from Biobased By-products


Hub:  Nature and Environment

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Learning Outcomes

The student understands the importance of plant nutrients and the adverse effects of heavy metals on plant growth and soil. The student understands the role of organic matter from the point of view of the health of the soil. The student recognizes the side streams suitable for fertilization, gets acquainted with their properties and is able to analyze their usefulness in plant production.

Course contents

Plant nutrients, organic matter and heavy metals, from the point of view of the need for balanced growth of plants. The side streams suitable for fertilization, the effects of their composition and quality on their usability.

Working methods and scheduling: Online lectures, online assessment, peer feedback, independent study and exercises in Optima –virtual learning environment.
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Info: The project Natural Resources to Bio-Economy by Digitalization (Digitalisaatiolla luonnonvarat biotalouteen (DLB) in Finnish) offers online courses for students form the Universities of Applied Sciences participating in the DLB-project. More information: "Ilmoittautumalla tähän opintojaksoon hyväksyn, että ilmoittautumistietojani käytetään valtakunnallisen ristiinopiskelujärjestelmän kehittämiseen. More information:" (tämä pitäisi kääntää englanniksi)
Earlier education: Recommended previous course: LZVB0100 Sources and Potentials of Different Biomass By-products (4 ECTS Credits) Other courses related to Module "Farm scale Utilization of Biobased By-products, 10 ECTS credits": Biogas Production in Farm Scale (3 ECTS Credits) /Turku AMK Biochar: Pyrolysis of Biomass (3 ECTS credits) /HAMK LZVB0200 Farm Scale Energy Production from Solid Biofuels (3 ECTS credits)
Teacher(s): Ulla Heinonen
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Enrolment date: 26.08.2019 - 12.09.2019
Date: 23.09.2019 - 15.11.2019