Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L9804011 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Physiology of Field Crop Production
Subject Name
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Physiology of Field Crop Production
ウエダ アキヒロ,サネオカ ヒロフミ,ナガオカ トシノリ,トミナガ ルミ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Inte:ABS C205
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture (2 credits) 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Japanese students from the Faculty of Applied Biological Science
Keywords SDGs, Photosynthesis, Environmental influence and adaptation, Plant biotechnology, Plant mineral nutrition, Soil fertility, Soil management, Plant-associated microorganisms, "husa" 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this course is to gain a fundamental understanding on physiological processes in crop growth and development, plant adaptations to environmental stresses, and soil fertility and soil management. Students will have an opportunity to learn plant and soil analysis through laboratory works/demonstrations and to join the study tour to the rural agricultural farms and experimental stations. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 (Lecture): Overview of the class

Lesson 2 (Lecture): Photosynthesis 1

Lesson 3 (Lecture): Photosynthesis 2

Lesson 4 (Lecture): Measurement of Photosynthesis

Lesson 5 (Lecture): Secondary metabolites

Lesson 6 (Lecture): Stress physiology

Lesson 7 (Lecture): Mineral nutrition 1

Lesson 8 (Lecture): Mineral nutrition 2

Lesson 9 (Exam): Midterm Exam

Lesson 10 (Lecture): Plant nutrient analysis

Lesson 11 (Lecture): Functions and properties of soil 1

Lesson 12 (Lecture): Functions and properties of soil 2

Lesson 13 (Lecture): Nutrients in soil & soil analysis

Lesson 14 (Lecture): Plant biotechnology 1

Lesson 15 (Lecture): Plant biotechnology 2

Lesson 16 (Exam): Final Exam 
Text and handout will be distributed in the class. 
PC or AV used in
PC projector will be used. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Follow instructor's suggestions. 
Requirements Instructors will use English as a primary language. 
Grading Method Midterm exam 40 %
Final exam 40%
Report and Presentation 20%
90-100% Excellent (S)
80-90 Very Good (A)
70-80 Good (B)
60-70       Fair (C)
< 60         Fail (D) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other The number of participants may be limited.  
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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