Course Information
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDimitrios Kovaios
Course ID420001967

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours8
Total Hours104
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. identify mite characteristics and functions 2. understand the relations of mites with plants and their economic importance 3. identify injuries caused by various mites to plants, humans and commodities 4. identifly the mite families and species with agricultural importance 5. apply different methods for mite control
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Classification, Structure and Function of Mites, Identification of mite families and species, Injurious and beneficial mite species, Feeding habits and plant injuries caused by mites, Internal anatomy (Alimentary, Circulatory, Ventilatory, Reproductive systems), Development and Reproduction, Chemical and biological control, Acarine biocontrol agents
Acarology, Mites, Classification, Structure and Function of Mites, Chemical and biological control, Acarine biocontrol agents
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
  • Laboratory exercises
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
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