Viticulture


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE B0014 SEMESTER 8th
COURSE TITLE Viticulture
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course 5 5
COURSE TYPE Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01179/
             

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Students obtain specialized knowledge on grapevine growing, physiology and cultivation practices.
General capabilities
§  Independent work

§  Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

§  Development of inductive reasoning

 

COURSE CONTENT

The cultivation of grapevines in Greece and worldwide. Grapevine products (raisins, wine, table grapes, grape juice). Systematic aspects of grapevine. Study of the grapevine plant. Root and stems (morphology, anatomy). Grapevine pruning. Winter pruning (principles, methods, vine training and support systems, pruning systems of fruitful vineyards). Summer pruning (heading back, thinning out, defoliation, scoring, raceme thinning, plant growth regulator application). Establishing a productive vineyard and a stool bed. Cultivation practices.

 

  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.

 

 PROPOSED LITERATURE

§ Βιβλίο [12574910]: Νικολάου Ν., Αμπελουργία, Εκδόσεις Κορδαλή, 2011