PESTS OF STORED PRODUCTS

Course Information
TitleΕΧΘΡΟΙ ΑΠΟΘΗΚΕΥΜΕΝΩΝ ΠΡΟΙΟΝΤΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΚΤΙΡΙΩΝ - ΑΠΕΝΤΟΜΩΣΕΙΣ - ΜΥΟΚΤΟΝΙΕΣ / PESTS OF STORED PRODUCTS
CodeΝ535Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001987

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

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

Registered students: 120
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherWinter-5
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Winter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours6
Total Hours104
Class ID
600120114
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)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • Ν022Υ ENTOMOLOGY
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. identify insect, mite, rodent and bird species causing damage to stored products 2. understand the economic importance of these pests for stored products 3. identify injuries caused by these pests to stored products 4. monitor pest populations and apply chemical and non-chemical methods for pest control in stored products
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Pest species (Insects, Mites, Rodents, Birds) associated with stored commodities. Sampling methods, Chemical control and alternative methods, Fumigants and modified atmospheres, Monitoring for product quality and pests.
Keywords
Pests, stored products, Insects, Rodents, Birds, Control
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
  • Demonstration of stored product pests and control methods
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Power point
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures60
Laboratory Work36
Tutorial16
Written assigments19
Exams2
Determination of pest species7
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
Intermediate exams (elearning) 20% Review work 10% Final exams 70%
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)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Εύδοξος
Additional bibliography for study
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Last Update
22-01-2019