SERICULTURE

Course Information
TitleΣΗΡΟΤΡΟΦΙΑ / SERICULTURE
Code764Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420001622

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600119839
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: To know the morphological and anatomical characteristics of silkowrm during the different development stages To rear silkworms To cultivate mulberries to recognize the main silkworm diseases to distinguish the silk fabric
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
History of silk, sericulture in Greece, silkworm morphology and anatomy, life cycle of silkworm, silkworm rearing and equipment, mulberry (cultivation, diseases), eggs production, silkworm diseases and pests, coccons characteristics, silk processing, silk products
Keywords
ericulture, silkworm, silk, mulberry
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
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
Description
Use of power point software during lectures and ImagePro plus during the laboratory exercises, email for the communication with the students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures75
Laboratory Work6
Reading Assigment15
Written assigments15
Exams15
Other / Others9
Total135
Student Assessment
Description
Exams Active participation during lectures Optinal assignment silkworms rearing
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Εισαγωγή στη Σηροτροφία, Κυπριώτης Ευριπίδης Εγχειρίδιο Σηροτροφίας, Η εκτροφή του μεταξοσκώληκα – στοιχεία καλλιέργειας μουριάς, Πασχάλης Χαριζάνης , Μάριος Τζιτζινάκης http://www.minagric.gr/images/stories/docs/agrotis/Sirotrofia/egxeiridio_sirotrofias_130312.pdf
Last Update
06-11-2015