Field Crops (Cereals, Legumes, Forages)


COURSE CONTENT

– Importance of cereals, legumes and herbs
– Morphological characteristics of cereals
– Physiological characteristics of cereals
– Basic principles of grain fertilization
– Wheat – cultivation practice – products
– Barley – cultivated practice – products
– Rye, oats, triticale – cultivation practice – products
– Maize – propagation, botanical classification – species
– Maize – cultivation practice – products
– Rice – propagation, botanical classification -species
– Rice – cultivation practice – products
– Livestock peas, faba beans – cultivation practice – products
– Alfalfa – cultivation practice – products

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
• Understand special technical concepts related to the cultivation of cereals, legumes and vegetative plants
• understand specific problems that arise during the growth and development of the above plants and their solution with the best techniques

TEACHING AND LEARNING EVALUATION METHODS

Use of information technology (power point, video)

The evaluation of the students is done with written exams in the theory of the course at the end of the semester.

RECOMMENDED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Tasopoulou-Papakosta, D. 2003. “Cereals and SITIRA & Legumes”, ZITI Publications, Thessaloniki