Importance of Amino Acids and Peptides in Nutrient Management Planning - ATP Academy
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Course Overview:

Protein hydrolysates have received increasing attention in recent years due to their positive effects on crop performance under environmental stress conditions. This course reveals what protein hydrolysates are, how they are extracted, what they do in the plant, and the agronomic benefits they offer. 

Upon successfully completing this course, you will be able to share with your customers:

  • What protein hydrolysates are and why they are important.
  • The role each of the 20 amino acids have in plant physiology.
  • How plants can benefit from externally applied amino acids.
  • The two protein hydrolysis methods – chemical and enzymatic, and the pros and cons of each.
  • The benefits of combining amino acids with seaweed extracts.
  • The benefits of combining amino acids with humic acids. 
  • The benefit of protein hydrolysates on grain yield and quality.

Course Details:

  • Time: 45 minutes total
  • Quiz: 12 questions total
  • CEU Credit: 0.5 Nutrient Management*

* CEU credits will be submitted on your behalf upon the completion of the course. This process can take up to 30 days to appear in your account. If you have any issues please contact ATP at [email protected]

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Course Instructor

Dr. Anna Fontana, Product Manager at Biolchim
Dr. Anna Fontana is Product Manager at Biolchim. She joined the company in 2013 after completing her Ph.D. in Chemical Ecology from the University of Jena, Germany. She holds a Master degree in Agricultural Sciences and Technology.