Floriculture


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE Β0033 SEMESTER 5th
COURSE TITLE FLORICULTURE
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course 5 5
COURSE TYPE Core
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01174/

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Students obtain specialized knowledge in science and cultivation techniques of the main flowering species produced in Greece, and moreover they become capable of identifying the main flowering species.
General capabilities
§  Independent work

§  Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

§  Development of inductive reasoning

 

COURSE CONTENT

Effect of environmental conditions (light intensity, quality, temperature, moisture, carbon dioxide) on floriculture. Field and greenhouse commercial culture of roses, gladiolus, chrysanthemums, gerberas, lilies, gardenias, azaleas, cyclamens for production of propagation material, cut flowers and pot plants (environmental conditions, propagation, culture techniques, plant growth regulators, harvest, grading, storage, preparation, handling). Postharvest handling and storage of cut flowers and ornamental plants. Fixation of cut flowers and foliage (drying, fixing).

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE §  Power point, videos

§  e-class

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 39
Assignment 15
Applied exercises 26
Independent study 45
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Written exams at the end of the semester both on theoretical and practical courses.

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE

More literature sources will be available to the students during the semester.