Fruit Tree and Grapevine Diseases


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE AGRON0020 SEMESTER   6th / 8th
COURSE TITLE FRUIT TREE AND CRAPEVINE 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) https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01198/
  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After this course the students are expected to:

  • Have developed the ability to recognize symptoms and signs of fruit tree and grapevine diseases.
  • Be able to observe microscopic preparations and recognize the fungi causing the major diseases of fruit trees and grapevines.
  • 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 fruit trees and grapevines 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.

 PROPOSED LITERATURE

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

 

Pests of Field Crops & Vegetables


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE AGRON0009 SEMESTER 4th
COURSE TITLE PESTS OF FIELD CROPS AND VEGETABLES
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 Yes (in English)
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01154/
  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Upon the completion of the course the students will be able to:

  • Identify the different insect pests of the most important arable and vegetable crops.
  • Understand the main aspects of the biology, ecology and behavior of the pest species studied.
  • Organize a plan for the implementation of chemical control, biological control or integrated pest management in the field and vegetable crops studied.
General capabilities
  • Independent work
  • Literature search, data analysis and synthesis
  • Development of inductive reasoning
  1. COURSE CONTENT
Morphology, biology, ecology and management of the economically important insect pests of arable (wheat, corn, cotton, tobacco, sugar beet, potato, leguminous crops, asparagus) and vegetable crops.
  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
Project assay 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
Navrozidis E.I. and Andreadis S.S. (2012). Agricultural Entomology. Copy City Publish.

 

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
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE AGRON0007 SEMESTER 7th
COURSE TITLE Specialized Pomology -Evergreen Fruit Trees
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/OPE01173/
             

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Students obtain specialized knowledge of the ecology, morphology and physiology and cultivation of evergreen fruit crops.
General capabilities
§  Independent work

§  Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

§  Development of inductive reasoning

 

COURSE CONTENT

Subtropical and tropical fruits: Origin and early development, description, pollination, fertilization. Climatic and soil conditions. Propagation. Rootstocks and varieties. Cultivation practices. Fruit maturation, harvest and storage.

 

  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 formative assessment and exams at the end of the semester and project.

 

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
§ Book [2683]: Θεριός Ι., Ελαιοκομία, Εκδόσεις Γαρταγάνη

§ Βook [22679238]: Βασιλακάκης Μ. & Θεριός Ι., Εσπεριδοειδή, Εκδ. Γαρταγάνη