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  

 

 

Agricultural Experimentation


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE B0034 SEMESTER 5th
COURSE TITLE AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENTATION
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and exercises  (3+2) 5
COURSE TYPE Compulsory
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS No
COURSE WEBSITE (URL)

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
·         Knowledge on decision making concerning experimental design

·         Knowledge on data statistic analysis.

·         Ability to conduct statistic analysis

·         Ability to interpret statistic analysis results

General capabilities
  • Basic Statistics

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
Principles on agricultural design. Comparisons on means. Regression and Correlation. Basic experimental designs (CRD, RCBD, Split-plot design) and analysis of variance (ANOVA).

 

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

§  e-class

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 39
Exercises 26
Individual study 60
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Written exams at the end of the semester both on theory and exercises

 

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
§  Fasoulas, Α. (2008). “Issues on experimental Statistics”. Thessaloniki: Gartagani Editions

§  Koutroumanidis Th., Zafeiriou E., Malesios Ch., Book [41955825]: STATISTICS ΙΙ, Theory and Applications in Agricultural economics

§  Additional References will be available to the students.

 

Principles of Plant Pathology


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE B0024 SEMESTER   5th
COURSE TITLE PRINCIPLES OF PLANT PATHOLOGY
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course 5 (3+2) 5
COURSE TYPE Core
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:

  1. Be familiar with basic concepts and terminology of the science of Plant Pathology.
  2. Be able to recognise symptoms of the major pathogens and/or abiotic factors causing plant diseases.
  3. To understand :
  • the meaning and the economic importance of plant diseases
  • the biology and ecology of plant pathogens
  • disease cycle and the factors affecting disease epidemiology
  • the diagnostic procedure (clinical and laboratory) of plant diseases
  • the basic measures for the control of plant diseases
General capabilities
  • Independent work.
  • Literature search, data analysis and synthesis.
  • Development of inductive reasoning.
  1. COURSE CONTENT
Introduction to the science of Plant Pathology, history and significance. Concepts and terminology. Symptomatology and causes of plant diseases. Classification of phytopathogenic parasitic agents (fungi, prokaryotes, viruses, parasitic higher plants). Parasitic relations and pathogenesis. Effect of host-pathogen-environment on disease development and epidemiology. Symptoms and causes of non-parasitic diseases. Principles and methods of plant disease diagnosis and management.
  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.

 

Agricultural Microbiology


  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE
B0031
SEMESTER 5th
COURSE TITLE AGRICULTURAL  MICROBIOLOGY
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course 5 5
COURSE TYPE General background
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes (in English)
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) http://www.agro.duth.gr/undergraduate/record/FOOD0005.shtml

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After this course the students will be able to:
(a) Comprehend the biology of microorganisms
(b) Cultivate, isolate and identify various microorganisms
General capabilities
§  Independent work

§  Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

§  Development of inductive reasoning

 

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
History of Microbiology. Classification of microorganisms. Structure, growth and metabolism of microorganisms. Means of inhibition of growth, pasteurization and sterilization. General virology and mycology.

 

  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
Individual written assignments 15
Independent study 45
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Written examinations at the end of the semester.

 

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
§  General Microbiology. E. Bezirtzoglou. Parisianos Publishing SA.

 

 

Introduction to Agricultural Pharmacology


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE Β0030 SEMESTER 5th
COURSE TITLE INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURAL PHARMACOLOGY
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course 5 5
COURSE TYPE Compulsory
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01185/

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Upon the completion of the course the students will have acquired the basic knowledge on pests, diseases and weeds chemical control, identify the formulation types of plant protection products and their application methods.

 

General capabilities
§  Independent work

§  Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

§  Development of inductive reasoning

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
Plant protection methods – chemical method. Pesticides: Definition, classes. Historical review. Formulations (types, composition). Pesticide Use (choise, application, safety measures, problems). Pesticide application machines. Combination of pesticides (phytotoxicity, cumulative, competitive, synergistic, enhanced action). Concept of main parameters. Mode of action. Properties and standards of modern pesticides. Pesticide dissipation. Main pesticide classes. Pesticides of plant origin, biopesticides.

 

  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
Essay 15
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
§  Margarita Stoytcheva Pesticides – Formulations, Effects, Fate . InTech, ISBN 978-953-307-532-7,

§  Chester L. Foy, David W. Pritchard (1996) Pesticide Formulation and Adjuvant Technology.  CRC Press ISBN 9780849376788 – CAT# 7678