VEGETABLE CROPS

Course Information
TitleΛΑΧΑΝΟΚΟΜΙΑ / VEGETABLE CROPS
CodeΝ025Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001769

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course535

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 499
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course535

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600119918
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Do not exist
Learning Outcomes
Following the successful completion of the class, student will: • be aware of the requirements targeting to profitable vegetable crop production • learn the principles of vegetable crops production • be familiarized with vegetables • be concerned about environmental issues related to the production of vegetables.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Economic importance of vegetable crops, Requirements for profitable cultivation of vegetables, Types of production units, Classification of vegetables, Transplant production in nursery, Grafting, Recent advances in the propagation technology of vegetables, Transplanting and crop establishment, Growth and development, Requirements in environmental conditions, Principles in vegetable crop production, Sustainable and organic production, Soilless culture, Injuries due to adverse environmental conditions (Frost, Heat, Hail, Excessive and unseasonable rainfalls, Windstorms), Quality, Standards and quality control of vegetable products, Harvest, handling, marketing and storage of vegetable products, Nutritional value of vegetable products.
Keywords
Vegetable Crops
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Powerpoint
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures80
Reading Assigment37
Tutorial20
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σάββας Δ., 2016. Γενική Λαχανοκομία. Εκδόσεις Πεδίο, 706 σελ.
Additional bibliography for study
Decoteau D.R., 2000. Vegetable Crops. Prentice-Hall, Inc., Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 464 pp.
Last Update
25-01-2019