General Pomology


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
LEVEL OF STUDIES UNDERGRADUATE – LEVEL 7
COURSE CODE B0028 SEMESTER 5th
COURSE TITLE GENERAL POMOLOGY
TEACHING ACTIVITIES TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS CREDITS
  5 5
COURSE TYPE

Background, General Knowledge, Scientific Area, Skill Development

SCIENTIFIC AREA
PREREQUISITES:

 

NO
TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE: GREEK
COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS:
URL COURSE: https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01168/
  1. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Learning Outcomes
·        Students obtain basic knowledge of the ecology, morphology and physiology of the fruit trees cultivated in Greece.

·        They become capable of identifying the main fruit tree species of Greece.

General Skills
Autonomous work

Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information, using the necessary technologies

Promoting free, creative and inductive thinking

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
1.      Fruit production worldwide and nationally

2.      Fruit tree and its organs

3.      Types of fruiting

4.      Dormancy. Pollination and fruiting. Thinning.

5.      Orchard establishment

6.      Frost protection

7.      Nutrition of fruit trees

8.      Irrigation of fruit trees

9.      Pruning

10.   Propagation of fruit trees and rootstocks

11.   Productivity of fruit trees

12.   Plant growth regulators

13.   Fruit growth and ripening.

  1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODSEVALUATION
TEACHING METHOD Face to face
USE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT) Use of ICT in Teaching and Communication with students (PowerPoint, Videos, e-class)
TEACHING ORGANIZATION
Activity Workload/semester
Lectures 39
Project 15
Laboratory exercise 26
Study 45
   
   
   
Course total 125
Student Evaluation

 

Student evaluation includes:

·     Written exams at the end of the semester.

 

Laboratory: Oral exam (fruit tree species identification)

 

  1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Recommended books in the ‘Eudoxus’ system:

·        Βιβλίο [2682]: Γενική Δενδροκομία, Θεριός Ι., Δημάση-Θεριού Κ. Λεπτομέρειες

·        Book [77119311]: Γενική δενδροκομία, Ποντίκης Κωνσταντίνος Α. Λεπτομέρειες

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE

 

Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations

 

Teacher (full name): Chrysovalantou Antonopoulou
Contact details: cantonop@agro.duth.gr
Supervisors: (1) NO
Evaluation methods: (2) Written examination with distance learning methods, provided that the integrity and reliability of the examination are ensured
Implementation Instructions: (3) The final examination of the course takes place on a scheduled day, according to the examination program of the Department. It is carried out through e-class and MS teams platforms. One day before the exam, the link of the exercise in e-class appears to those who have registered for the course and have taken note and accepted the terms of distance learning.

Students who participate in the examination, firstly must connect to MS teams and show their identity, in order to be identified by the teacher. Each student has to answer 25 multiple choice questions in 20 minutes. Every correct question is scored with 0.4 and there is also a negative score. More details are given with an announcement through e-class.