Genetic Improvement of Range Species

Course Information
TitleΓΕΝΕΤΙΚΗ ΒΕΛΤΙΩΣΗ ΛΙΒΑΔΙΚΩΝ ΦΥΤΩΝ / Genetic Improvement of Range Species
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420000115

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
Recognision of the main forage species, their oikology, genetics and cultivation. To work on methods of collection and evaluation of natural population of forage species. Learning the basic principals of breeding forage species. Learning how to choose the appropriate forage species and varieties depending on use and environmental conditions.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
The main range species in Greece: distribution - origin - evolution - cytology. Genetic variation and its use. Methods of breeding pertinent to range species. Seed production.
forage plant, breeding, selection, populations
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
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 Work13
Reading Assigment24
Written assigments23
Student Assessment
Written exam with short questions or multi-choice questions in combination with written assignment. Students are informed in the first class and there is a post on elearning.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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Additional bibliography for study
Δίνεται λίστα με επιστημονικές εργασίες δημοσιευμένες σε διεθνή επιστημονικά περιοδικά
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