Course Information
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420001762

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course425

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
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
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1. to know the basics in grapevine biology and ecophysiology 2. to know the main grape attributes 3. to know the main aspects of grape growing. 4. to know the most important grapevine varieties and rootstocks
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction, origin, world distribution and systemic classification of the vine. Morphology, anatomy, physiology elements and annual vegetative cycle (dormancy, bleeding, growth and development). Inflorescence initiation and bud fertility. Berry growth and development. Biosynthesis and changes of quality metabolites (carbohydrates, organic acids, phenolic, nitrogen and aroma compounds). Ripening and evolution of grape, grape maturity. Grape and berry composition-harvesting. Vine ecology. Propagation material, grapevine propagation (mother vines, nursery cutting for rooting production, graftable cuttings for callused bench grafts, rooting and callused bench graft production. Establishment of vineyard. Training and pruning (annual winter pruning, summer pruning). Means of quality improvement.
Grapevine, grape, berry, varieties, rootstocks, vineyard
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Student Assessment
Written exams
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)
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