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.

 

 

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 Microbiology


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
LEVEL OF STUDIES UNDERGRADUATE – LEVEL 7
COURSE CODE B0031 SEMESTER 5th
COURSE TITLE AGRICULTURAL MICROBIOLOGY
TEACHING ACTIVITIES

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS CREDITS
LECTURES AND LABORATORY EXERCISES 5 5
COURSE TYPE Scientific Area (Special Background)
PREREQUISITES:

 

NO
TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE: GREEK
COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS: YES (in English)
COURSE URL: https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/426283/
  1. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should:

·         Know the basic principles of Agricultural Microbiology and have an understanding of the structural characteristics, the functionality and the integration of microorganisms in their natural environment.

·         Be familiar with the experimental procedures applied in Agricultural Microbiology and be able to interpret the scientific data acquired.

·         Be able to comprehend the potential of microorganism applications in the food industry and in the agro-biotechnological sector.

General Skills
·         Autonomous work.

·         Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information.

·         Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning.

·         Decision making.

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
1.       Historical aspects and basic principles of Microbiology.

2.       Microbial structure and functionality.

3.       Microbial physiology.

4.       Cultivation of bacteria in laboratory scale – Microbial metabolism.

5.       Microbial growth and Evolution.

6.       Environmental factors affecting growth of bacteria.

7.       Bacterial Nomenclature and Taxonomy.

8.       General Mycology.

9.       General Virology.

10.   Control of microbial growth – Antimicrobial agents.

11.   Antibiotics – Inactivation of bacteria.

12.   Microbial pathogenesis – Microbial Toxins.

13.   Biotechnological applications of microorganisms.

  1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODSEVALUATION
TEACHING METHOD Face to face
USE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT) ·         Power Point presentations and other types of technology will be used.

·         E-class platform will be used for teaching and communicating purposes.

TEACHING ORGANIZATION

 

Activity Workload/semester
Lectures 39
Laboratory exercises 26
Student assignments 15
Studying 45
Total (25 hours of workload per ECT) 125
Student Evaluation

 

·         Written examination at the end of semester (multiple choice questions/combined questions).

·         Written assignments/Scientific reports.

  1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
·         Brock Biology of Microorganisms. M.T. Μadigan, J.M. Marinko, J. Parker.

·         General Microbiology. Ε. Bezirtzoglou.

 

 

 

 

 

ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE

 

Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations

 

Teacher (full name): Anastasios Nikolaou
Contact details: anikol@mbg.duth.gr , 0030 6978238129
Supervisors: (1) ΝΟ
Evaluation methods: (2) Written examination with distance learning methods
Implementation Instructions: (3) Written examination with distance learning methods will consist of 20 multiple choice questions, available in a question pool of 35, and 20 right/wrong questions (totally 40 questions). The examination time will be 20 minutes.

The examination date and time, through the e-class platform, will be determined by the official examination program that will be posted on the department’s site.

Prior to the exam, all students will be required to log in the provided link and demonstrate the appropriate documents for identification reasons, accordingly to DUTH official guidelines.

In case of e-class platform malfunctions during the examination, students should contact the lecturer through e-mail. Participation to the exams (and the evaluation) will be granted only to those who are registered in the e-class platform via their institutional account and have also applied for the course through the Universis platform.

 

  • Please write YES or NO
  • Note down the evaluation methods used by the teacher, e.g.
  • written assignment or/and exercises
  • written or oral examination with distance learning methods, provided that the integrity and reliability of the examination are ensured.
  • In the Implementation Instructions section, the teacher notes down clear instructions to the students:

 

  1. a) in case of written assignment and / or exercises: the deadline (e.g. the last week of the semester), the means of submission, the grading system, the grade percentage of the assignment in the final grade and any other necessary information.
  2. b) in case of oral examination with distance learning methods: the instructions for conducting the examination (e.g. in groups of X people), the way of administration of the questions to be answered, the distance learning platforms to be used, the technical means for the implementation of the examination (microphone, camera, word processor, internet connection, communication platform), the hyperlinks for the examination, the duration of the exam, the grading system, the percentage of the oral exam in the final grade, the ways in which the inviolability and reliability of the exam are ensured and any other necessary information.
  3. c) in case of written examination with distance learning methods: the way of administration of the questions to be answered, the way of submitting the answers, the duration of the exam, the grading system, the percentage of the written exam of the exam in the final grade, the ways in which the integrity and reliability of the exam are ensured and any other necessary information.

There should be an attached list with the Student Registration Numbers only of students eligible to participate in the examination.

 

Introduction to Agricultural Pharmacology


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
LEVEL OF STUDIES 7
COURSE CODE Β0030 SEMESTER 5th
COURSE TITLE INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURAL PHARMACOLOGY
TEACHING ACTIVITIES
If the ECTS Credits are distributed in distinct parts of the course e.g. lectures, labs etc. If the ECTS Credits are awarded to the whole course, then please indicate the teaching hours per week and the corresponding ECTS Credits.
TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS CREDITS
Lectures and laboratory course 5 5
Please, add lines if necessary. Teaching methods and organization of the course are described in section 4.    
COURSE TYPE

Background, General Knowledge, Scientific Area, Skill Development

Scientific Area
PREREQUISITES:

 

TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE: Greek
COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS: Yes (in English)
COURSE URL: https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01185/
  1. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Learning Outcomes
Please describe the learning outcomes of the course: Knowledge, skills and abilities acquired after the successful completion of the course.
·        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 Skills
Name the desirable general skills upon successful completion of the module
Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information,

ICT Use

Adaptation to new situations

Decision making

Autonomous work

Teamwork

Working in an international environment

Working in an interdisciplinary environment

Production of new research ideas

Project design and management

Equity and Inclusion

Respect for the natural environment

Sustainability

Demonstration of social, professional and moral responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues

Critical thinking

Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning

·        Independent work

·        Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

·        Development of inductive reasoning

  1. COURSE CONTENT
1.       Plant protection methods – chemical method.

2.       Pesticides: Definition, classes.

3.       Historical review.

4.       Formulations (types, composition).

5.       Pesticide Use (choise, application, safety measures, problems).

6.       Pesticide application.

7.       Pesticide mixtures (phytotoxicity, cumulative, competitive, synergistic, enhanced action).

8.       Concept of main parameters.

9.       Mode of action.

10.   Properties and standards of modern pesticides.

11.   Pesticide dissipation. Main pesticide classes.

12.   Pesticides of plant origin.

13.   Biopesticides.

  1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODSEVALUATION
TEACHING METHOD
Face to face, Distance learning, etc.
Face to face
USE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT)
Use of ICT in Teaching, in Laboratory Education, in Communication with students
·        Power point, videos

·        e-class

TEACHING ORGANIZATION

The ways and methods of teaching are described in detail.

Lectures, Seminars, Laboratory Exercise, Field Exercise, Bibliographic research & analysis, Tutoring, Internship (Placement), Clinical Exercise, Art Workshop, Interactive learning, Study visits, Study / creation, project, creation, project. Etc.

 

The supervised and unsupervised workload per activity is indicated here, so that total workload per semester complies to ECTS standards.

Activity Workload/semester
Lectures 39
Lectures 26
Laboratory courses 15
Essay 45
Independent study  

125

Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 
   
   
Student Evaluation

Description of the evaluation process

 

Assessment Language, Assessment Methods, Formative or Concluding, Multiple Choice Test, Short Answer Questions, Essay Development Questions, Problem Solving, Written Assignment, Essay / Report, Oral Exam, Presentation in audience, Laboratory Report, Clinical examination of a patient, Artistic interpretation, Other/Others

 

Please indicate all relevant information about the course assessment and how students are informed 

 

Written exams at the end of the semester both on theoretical and practical courses.

 

 

  1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
§  [41962824]: Γεωργική Φαρμακολογία, Βασίλειος Ν. Ζιώγας, Αναστάσιος Ν. Μαρκόγλου  Λεπτομέρειες

§  [37]: Γεωργικά Φάρμακα, Ευθυμία Παπαδοπούλου – Μουρκίδου   Λεπτομέρειες

§  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

 

 

 

ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE

 

Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations

 

Teacher (full name): Zisis Vryzas
Contact details: zvryzas@agro.duth.gr
Supervisors: (1) Christos Alexoudis
Evaluation methods: (2) Written examination with distance learning methos (e-class, Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams), provided that the integrity and reliability of the examination are ensured
Implementation Instructions: (3) The examination of the course is carried out on a scheduled day, according to the examination program of the Department, through e-class and Skype for Business or MS Teams. Students must accept the terms and conditions (https://students.duth.gr) for their participation to distance examination process and have been registered to the e-class course page (https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01185/ ). Students must connect to Skype for Business or MS teams, for identification reasons via the link provided through e-class platform. The exam lasts 20 minutes and each student should answer 20 questions. Detailed information is provided in the beginning of the examination period, through e-class, to all students registered in the course.