Waste Management


  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE FOOD0014 SEMESTER 8th
COURSE TITLE Waste Management
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) http://www.agro.duth.gr/undergraduate/record/FOOD0014.shtml

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After this course the students will be able to:
(a) Comprehend the environmental, financial and social importance of waste management.
(b) Understand and characterize the various wastes based on their properties.(c) Familiarize with the various disposal methods
General capabilities
§  Independent work

§  Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

§  Development of inductive reasoning

 

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
1. Concepts – Definitions

2. Air pollution, anti-pollution techniques

3. Characteristics of wastewater and effluents I

4. Characteristics of waste water and effluents II 

5. Characteristics of wastes from agricultural and food industries

6. Introduction to the stages of waste-water treatment

7. Sub-units of biological treatment systems I.

8. Sub-units of biological treatment systems II

9. Controlling and disposal of treated effluents 

10. Solid waste management (burial, incineration)

11. Solid waste management  (composting, recycling) 

12. Processes in the treatment of liquid wastes

13. Processing and management applications

 

  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 (80%).

Individual written assignments (20%)

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
§  Handbook of Waste management and co-product recovery in food processing. K. Waldron. CRC Press.

§  Handbook of solid waste management. G. Tchobanoglous, F. Kreith. McGraw-Hill Handbooks.

 

Industrial Hygiene


  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE
FOOD1011
SEMESTER 6th / 8th
COURSE TITLE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY HYGIENE
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/FOOD1001.shtml

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After this course the students will be able to:
(a) Comprehend the basic rules of Hygiene
(b) Understand the need for Good Manufacturing Practices in the industrial area for development of a safe and value-added product.
General capabilities
§  Independent work

§  Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

§  Development of inductive reasoning

 

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
-Basic principles of microbiological hygiene in the food and pharmaceutical industry

Competent principles that oversee the full range of control procedures.

-Application of the HACCP principles (Hazard Analysis Control Point System) I
-Application of the HACCP principles (Hazard Analysis Control Point System) II
-Rules of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) I
-Rules of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) II
– Accredited  laboratory techniques under Greek, European and International level.
– Examples of application of the HACCP system and the rules of Good Industrial Practice (GMP).
– Quality control criteria
– Health Practice Control in Food and the Pharmaceutical Industry (food supplements)
– Risk analysis in feta production
– Risk analysis in the production of mastic and chewing gum
– HACCP design in olive oil production

 

  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
§  Food and Pharmaceutical Industrial Hygiene. E. Bezirtzoglou. Disigma Publications.

 

 

Agricultural Policy


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE ECO0011 SEMESTER 6th
COURSE TITLE AGRICULTURAL POLICY
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) http://www.agro.duth.gr/undergraduate/program/ECO0011.shtml
  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After this course the students will be able to:

  • Understand and simulate theories and concepts on the impacts and evolutions of agricultural policies and the Common Agricultural Policy.
  • Comprehend and identify national or international effects that different agricultural policy measures or schemes may have on different stakeholders.
General capabilities
  • Independent work
  • Literature search, data analysis and synthesis
  • Development of inductive reasoning
  1. COURSE CONTENT
  1. Concept Policy of Agricultural Products
  2. Agricultural Policy Measures
  3. Forms of Agricultural Policy,
  4. EU Agricultural Policy,
  5. Agricultural policy actors,
  6. Agricultural product policy planning,
  7. Impact of agricultural product policy,
  8. Common Agricultural Policy.
  9. Crop Production Policy
  10. Animal Production Policy
  11. Fisheries policy
  12. Tobacco policy
  13. Cotton Policy

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD Online lectures via Microsoft Teams
IT USE Power point, videos

E-class

Microsoft Teams

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 39
Laboratory courses 26
Entomological Collection 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.

 PROPOSED LITERATURE

  • “Αγροτική Πολιτική” Σέμος Α., Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ, Θεσσαλονίκη 2004.
  • “Αγροτική Πολιτική”, Παπαγεωργίου Κ., Δαμιανός Π., Σπαθής Π., Εκδόσεις Α. Σταμούλης, Αθήνα 2005.

Pests of Stored Products & of Medicinal Importance


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE AGRON1009 SEMESTER   6th / 8th
COURSE TITLE PEST OF STORED PRODUCTS AND OF MEDICAL IMPORTANCE
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 (English)
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01153/

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After this course the students will be able to:

1.Understand the main aspects of the biology, ecology and ethology of stored product and structural pests (insects, mites, vertebrates)

2.Oganize a plan for applying the different available methods and tools for pest control for stored product and structural pests. 3.Understand the main aspects of the biology, ecology and ethology of insect and mites species of medical importance.

4.Organize the use of available technology in pest management for insect and mites species of medical importance.

General capabilities
  • Independent work
  • Literature search, data analysis and synthesis
  • Development of inductive reasoning
  1. COURSE CONTENT
Morphology, biology, ecology and management of the main stored product pests and insects of medical importance.
  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
Written 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
  • ELDRIDGE B.F. & EDMAN J.D. 2004. MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY: A TEXTBOOK ON PUBLIC HEALTH AND VETERINARY PROBLEMS CAUSED BY ARTHROPODS. KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBL. NETHERLANDS.
  • HAGSTRUM D.W. & SUBRAMANYAM B. 2006. FUNDAMENTALS OF STORED-PRODUCT ENTOMOLOGY. AACC INTERNATIONAL. USA.
  • ROBINSON W.H. 2005. HANDBOOK OF URBAN INSECTS AND ARACHNIDS. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS. CAMBRIDGE.
  • SUBRAMANYAM B. 1996. INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF INSECTS IN STORED PRODUCTS. MARCEL DEKKER. U.S.A.

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