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La mise en pratique de la méthode APPI-N : quelles conséquences sur les apprentissages chez les agriculteurs ?

Abstract : APPI'N is a method developed during Clémence Ravier's thesis (2017) which renews the decision process for nitrogen fertilization. It is based on knowlege related to the tolerance of wheat to early nitrogen deficiencies and knowlege related to the conditions of nitrogen absorption by the plants. It is based on the monitoring of the NNI (Nitrogen Nutrient Index) from winter end to flowering time. According to the first results of the 2017 test this method forster, among other things, farmers' learning. For this reason, the objective of this study was to develop a system to follow-up the learning occurring along the test of the method APPI'N among a larger number of advisors/facilitators and farmers. Various follow-up methods were combined to identify the learning contents, learning processes and to point the effects of learning contexts. The analysis is based on various theoretical frameworks, e.g. the learning logic levels, the experiential learning cycle, the situated learning theory.The analysis of the data collected among 6 farmers and 3 advisors enables to illustrate the diversity of farmers' learning trajectories, and to point out the stimuli related to the contextual use of the method which the farmers grasp during the test of the method. Finally, we propose possible improvements of the APPI'N method in order to boost farmers' learning and of the device which we developed to follow-up farmers' learning.
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Pierre Lebreton. La mise en pratique de la méthode APPI-N : quelles conséquences sur les apprentissages chez les agriculteurs ?. Sciences du Vivant [q-bio]. 2019. ⟨dumas-02368610⟩



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