CBT531

CBT531: PLANT NUTRITION 1

Summer 2018

CBT 531

Course layout

Name of Instructor: M A Baset Mia

 

 

 

Lecture# Topic Remarks

 

1 Importance and Scope of Plant Nutrition
2 Concept of Plant Nutrition
3 Essential nutrient elements and their criteria of essentially
4 Classification of nutrient elements
5 Roots and Rhizosphere in Relation to Nutrient Absorption
6 Mechanism of nutrient uptake
7 Passive absorption of nutrient uptake

8 Foliar uptake of nutrients
9 Nitrogen and its assimilation
10 Phosphorus its uptake and assimilation
1st Midterm Exam
11 Sulfur and its uptake and assimilation
12 Potassium and its uptake and assimilation 
13 Calcium and its uptake and assimilation
14 Magnesium and its uptake and assimilation
15 Iron and its uptake and assimilation
16 Manganese and its uptake and assimilation
17 Zinc and its uptake and assimilation
18 Copper and its uptake and assimilation
19 Boron and its uptake and assimilation
20 Molybdenum and its uptake and assimilation
2nd Midterm Exam
21 Chlorine and its uptake and assimilation
22 Beneficial Elements
23 Transport of nutrients through xylem
24 Phloem loading and unloading
25 Role of plant nutrients in diseases infestation
27 Role of plant nutrients in insect infestation
28 Diagnosis of plant nutrient deficiency in crop plants
29 Diagnosis of plant nutrient deficiency in crop plants through visual observation
30 Diagnosis of plant nutrient deficiency in crop plants

By plant analysis

31 Diagnosis of plant nutrient deficiency in crop plants

By soil analysis

32 Review of the course

 

Assessment of the course

 

Surprised quiz                         : 10

1st Midterm Exam                   : 25

2nd Midterm Exam                  : 25

Final Exam                              : 30

Assignment                             : 10

Total                                        :100

 

Bibliography

  1. Mineral Nutrition of higher plants by HorshtMarschner
  2. Principles of Plant nutrition by Mengel and Krickby
  3. Nutrition of crop plants by Mia Baset

 

  1. Importance and goal of the course
  2. Lecture 1
  3. Metabolic Functions of nutrients
  4. Phosphorus Assimilation
  5. Potassium
  6. Sulfur
  7. Zinc
  8. Iron
  9. Chlorine
  10. Manganese
  11. Copper
  12. BALANCE NUTRIENTS (2)

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