Forest Plant Sociology

Course Information
TitleΔΑΣΙΚΗ ΦΥΤΟΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Forest Plant Sociology
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000035

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will understand the basic principles of phytosociology and the methodology of analysis and synthesis of vegetation at the level of plant associations/communities. comprehend the potential succession of vegetation, as well as methods of approach. comprehend and recognize in the field the forest vegetation zones and their subdivisions. understand the practical aspects of Forest Phytosociology.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
General plant-sociological principles, plant population analysis methods, determination of plant-sociological units and types, Greek forest vegetation classification, practical applications of plant-sociology.
Forest phytosociology, vegetation unit, Forest vegetation of Greece, Geobotany, Braun-Blanquet method
Educational Material Types
  • 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
Reading Assigment7
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities5
Student Assessment
Achievement of learning goals is evaluated through written exams on the content of all course lectures. A minimum grade of five (5) is required in the written exams so that the course is considered successfully passed. Written exams comprise multiple choice and short/extended answer questions.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΔΑΣΙΚΗ ΦΥΤΟΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 8574 Συγγραφείς: ΑΘΑΝΑΣΙΑΔΗΣ ΝΙΚΟΛΑΟΣ Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): Σ. Γιαχούδης & ΣIA O.E. 1985
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