Field Crops (Cereals, Legumes, Forages)


COURSE CONTENT

– Importance of cereals, legumes and herbs
– Morphological characteristics of cereals
– Physiological characteristics of cereals
– Basic principles of grain fertilization
– Wheat – cultivation practice – products
– Barley – cultivated practice – products
– Rye, oats, triticale – cultivation practice – products
– Maize – propagation, botanical classification – species
– Maize – cultivation practice – products
– Rice – propagation, botanical classification -species
– Rice – cultivation practice – products
– Livestock peas, faba beans – cultivation practice – products
– Alfalfa – cultivation practice – products

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
• Understand special technical concepts related to the cultivation of cereals, legumes and vegetative plants
• understand specific problems that arise during the growth and development of the above plants and their solution with the best techniques

TEACHING AND LEARNING EVALUATION METHODS

Use of information technology (power point, video)

The evaluation of the students is done with written exams in the theory of the course at the end of the semester.

RECOMMENDED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Tasopoulou-Papakosta, D. 2003. “Cereals and SITIRA & Legumes”, ZITI Publications, Thessaloniki

Specialized Pomology (Evergreen Trees)


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
LEVEL OF STUDIES UNDERGRADUATE – LEVEL 7
COURSE CODE AGRON0007 SEMESTER 7th
COURSE TITLE SPECIALIZED POMOLOGY (EVERGREEN FRUIT TREES)
TEACHING ACTIVITIES TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS CREDITS
  5 5
COURSE TYPE

Background, General Knowledge, Scientific Area, Skill Development

SKILL DEVELOPMENT
PREREQUISITES:

 

NO
TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE: GREEK
COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS:
URL COURSE: https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01173/
  1. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Learning Outcomes
·        Students obtain specialized knowledge of the ecology, morphology, physiology and cultivation of evergreen fruit trees in 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.       Subtropical (Citrus). Origin and distribution. Botanical classification and organography.

2.       Subtropical (Citrus). Pollination and fertilization.

3.       Subtropical (Citrus). Climate and soil conditions.

4.       Subtropical (Citrus). Rootstocks and varieties.

5.       Subtropical (Citrus). Cultivation techniques. Propagation.

6.       Subtropical (Citrus). Maturation, harvest and preservation.

7.       Subtropical (Olive). Origin and distribution. Botanical classification and organography.

8.       Subtropical (Olive). Varieties. Pollination and fertilization.

9.       Subtropical (Olive). Climate and soil conditions.

10.    Subtropical (Olive). Propagation.

11.    Subtropical (Olive). Cultivation techniques. Maturation, harvest.

12.    Subtropical (Avocado).

13.    Tropical (Banana, Mango, Date, Annona, Lychee, Papaya, Pineapple, Cashew, Bambako, Macadamia, Casimiroa)

  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:

·     Essay (10%)

·     Mid-semester written test (40%)

·     Final written exam at the end of the semester (50%).

 

  1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Recommended books in the ‘Eudoxus’ system:

·        Book [3859]: Εσπεριδοειδή, Βασιλακάκης Μ., Θεριός Ι. Λεπτομέρειες

·        Book [77119247]: Ειδική δενδροκομία-Εσπεριδοειδή τόμος τέταρτος, Ποντίκης Κωνσταντίνος Α. Λεπτομέρειες

·        Book [2683]: Ελαιοκομία, Θεριός Ιωάννης 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): Christos Chatzissavvidis
Contact details: cchatz@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.