Field Crops (Industrial Crops)


COURSE CONTENT

– Importance of industrial plants – classification – uses
– Cotton – propagation – botanical classification – species
– Cotton – morphophysiological characteristics – adaptability
– Cotton – cultivation practice – products
– Sugar beets – botanical classification – species
– Sugar beets – cultivation practice – products
– Tobacco – propagation – botanical classification – species
– Tobacco – cultivation practice – products
– Sunflower – morphophysiological characteristics – adaptability
– Sunflower – cultivated practice – products
– Flax- cultivation practice – products
– Industrial hemp – cultivation practice – products
– Energy plants – biofuels – trends & perspectives

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
• understand specific technical concepts related to the cultivation of industrial plants (textile, olive, confectionery)
• 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. 2008. “Industrial Plants”, SYGCHRONI PAIDEIA Publications, Thessaloniki