Urban Forestry-Periurban Forests

Course Information
TitleΑΣΤΙΚΟ ΚΑΙ ΠΕΡΙΑΣΤΙΚΟ ΠΡΑΣΙΝΟ / Urban Forestry-Periurban Forests
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420000434

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • 0101Υ Research Methodology and Scientific Writing
  • 0102Υ Statistics and Sampling Techniques
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able: Get to know the new trends in management issues of Urban Green Promote the issue of digital records and systematic monitoring of urban trees. Highlighting the issue of the selection of suitable tree species for urban use. To consolidate the basic principles of pruning trees in urban space.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Ornamental plants (Trees and Shrubs) - Botanical Gardens, features of urban land, Sustainable management of urban territories, Technical drainage of urban land, design and construction of fixed soil profile in urban soils, substrates suitable for roofs (natural and recycled), conditioner for urban territories, Civil - Peri-urban environment and evolutionary - adaptive mechanisms of species, protection of genetic diversity in urban - suburban environment Effect stress ofurban - suburban space in tree DNA, Genetic improvement for resistance to the stresses of urban and suburban space, multi-attribute selection methods to meet the needs of the urban and suburban space with genetically improved material, Vegetative propagation, Propagation of forest ornamental plants (native-asexual multiplication), Clonal forestry, Ecological relationships and interactions between plants and urban environment, pruning and plant care in the urban environment, Production of planting stock for urban uses, Digital tree registers and evaluation indicators of silvicultural characteristics of trees.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Reading Assigment
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
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