Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L3018006 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 動植物生産学概論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Introduction to Applied Animal and Plant Science
クロカワ ユウゾウ,ナガオカ トシノリ,ウエダ アキヒロ
Campus   Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Thur1-4:ABS C316
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture, Blackboard, Discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords SDG_2, SDG_3, SDG_7, SDG_12, SDG_13, SDG_15, Animal production, Plant production, Production system, Agriculture, Environment, Food self-sufficiency ratio 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Students learn the big picture of animal and plant production science. 
Criterion referenced
Applied Animal and Plant Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Ability for comprehensive and cross-disciplinary thinking and knowledge / understandings required to see a phenomena from a broad, top-down perspective and to take action for solving problems regarding the specialized area.

・Basic knowledge and understanding required for acquiring expertise

・Knowledge and understanding regarding natural phenomena related to animal and plant production in levels of molecule, cell, and individual organism and production environment that supports the phenomena

・Knowledge and understanding regarding the mechanism of animal and plant production in fields and relation between animals and the human society and natural environment.

(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Ability to identify issues that he/she should pursue for a specific phenomenon related to animal and plant production, organize his/her own opinion, logically publish them orally and/or in writing, and discuss the topic
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students learn problems in the field of animal and plant production science to make plans for learning how to solve them from the scientific point of view.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction ~Animal and plant production in the society
lesson2 Kinds of domestic animals
lesson3 Life cycle and reproduction of domestic animals
lesson4 Feed production & its self-sufficiency ratio
lesson5 Outline of domestic animal management system 1. Dairy production.
lesson6 Outline of domestic animal management system 2. Meat and egg production.  
lesson7 Diseases of domestic animals
lesson8 From a farm to a cunsumer ~ Problems and solutions
lesson9 Efficiency and self-sufficiency of domestic animal production
lesson10 Animal production in future
lesson11 Eamination of animal production
lesson12 Kinds and Characteristics of Crop plants, Food Situation
lesson13 Crop Production, Yield Component, Cultivation Environment
lesson14 Water and Nutrient Supply from Soil
lesson15 Soil Management and crop production

lesson11 Eamination of animal production
lesson16 Examination of plant production 
Some reference book wil be introduced in the lecture. 
PC or AV used in
Handout, Slide, Blackboard  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
lesson14-15: Prepare and review handouts of the lecture
Paying attention to cooking ingredients for everyday food may introduce you to the first step for learning animal and plant production. 
Grading Method Students are graded on the basis of the results of the examinations.  More than 2/3 attendance is required to have grades. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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