General Pomology


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE Β0028 SEMESTER 5th
COURSE TITLE General Pomology
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course 5 5
COURSE TYPE Core; Basic knowledge
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01168/
             

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Students obtain basic knowledge of the ecology, morphology and physiology of the fruit crops cultivated in Greece and they become capable of identifying the main fruit trees of Greece.
General capabilities
§  Independent work

§  Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

§  Development of inductive reasoning

 

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
World and Greek fruit production. The fruit tree and its parts. Fruit bearing. Variety improvement. Dormancy. Pollination and fruit set. Thinning of fruits. Fruit growth. Nutrition of fruit trees. Irrigation. Pruning. Propagation. Rootstocks. Productivity. Hormones and growth regulators. Fruit maturation. Planting an orchard. Frost protection.

 

  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. Exams on practical courses include identification of fruit trees.

 

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
§ Book [2682]: Θεριού-Δημάση Κ. και Θεριός Ι., Γενική Δενδροκομία, Εκδόσεις Γαρταγάνη, 2006 Λεπτομέρειες

§ Book [22679]: Ποντίκης Κ., Γενική Δενδροκομία, Εκδόσεις Σταμούλη, 1997  Λεπτομέρειες