Vegetable & Ornamental Crop Diseases


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE AGRON0010 SEMESTER

  8th

COURSE TITLE VEGETABLES AND ORNAMETAL CROP DISEASES
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course

5 (3+2)

5

COURSE TYPE Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS NO
COURSE WEBSITE (URL)
  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After this course the students are expected to:

  • Have developed the ability to recognize symptoms and signs of diseased vegetable and ornamental plants.
  • Be able to observe microscopic preparations and recognize the fungi causing the major diseases of vegetable and ornamental crops.
  • To understand disease cycle and the factors affecting disease development and the way to decide the appropriate control measures.
General capabilities
  • Independent work
  • Literature search, data analysis and synthesis
  • Development of inductive reasoning
  1. COURSE CONTENT
Diseases of vegetables (tomato, cucumber, brassicas, foliage and bulb vegetables, artichoke, legumes, strawberry) and ornamentals (rose, carnation, bulbs, tropical and sub-tropical plants) caused by fungi, prokaryotes, viruses and environmental factors. Symptomatology, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and control methods.
  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE
  • Power point, videos
  • e-class
TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload
Lectures 39
Laboratory courses 26
Independent study 60
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.

 6.PROPOSED LITERATURE

Supplementary literature sources will be available during the course through e-class.