FLORICULTURE

Course Information
TitleΑΝΘΟΚΟΜΙΑ / FLORICULTURE
CodeΝ507Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001960

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other745
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)745

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

Registered students: 261
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other955
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)955

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Total Hours65
Class ID
600120091
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
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)
Learning Outcomes
The students by attending this course and participating in the labs: 1. get familiar with the greenhouse operation and management 2. obtain experience with the use of cutting rooting systems 3. obtain skills in using floriculture machinery, devices and instruments 4. obtain basic knowledge on floral production and get good grounding in understaning the special courses in floriculture.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Statistical and economic information on floricultural production in Greece and overseas. International commence of flower produce. Applications of supplemental and photoperiodic light, as well as carbon dioxide in floricultural cultivation. Production and trade of floricultural propagation material. Rooting systems. Micro-propagation of floricultural species. Cultivation of rose, carnation, chrysanthemum, gerbera, gypsophila, gladiolus, anemone, tulip and lilium for cut flowers. Cultivation of gardenia as pot plant. Practicals: Greenhouse operation and management for floricultural crop production. Greenhouse heating, cooling and shading. Soil pasteurization. Supplemental and photoperiodic lighting, irrigation and liquid fertilization systems. Benches, floricultural equipments and instruments. Substrates and containers. Rooting systems for cuttings (intermittent mist, fog, aeroponics). Field trips to floricultural greenhouses and nurseries.
Keywords
greenhouse operation, flower production
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 Communication with Students
Description
Use of powerpoint
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures65
Laboratory Work43
Tutorial22
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities7
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams 70% Lab exams 30%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
-Nelson, P.V. 2002. Greenhouse Operation and Management. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N. Jersey (6th edition). -Οικονόμου, Α. 2011. Σημειώσεις Παραδόσεων, Θεσσαλονίκη.
Last Update
14-06-2019