BIOLOGY OF HORTICULTURAL PLANTS II

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΟΠΩΡΟΚΗΠΕΥΤΙΚΩΝ ΙΙ / BIOLOGY OF HORTICULTURAL PLANTS II
CodeΝ537Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001989

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

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

Registered students: 113
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
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600120116
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
Upon completion of this course, students will: 1. understand the biological cycle of plants 2. understand the anatomy and physiology of plant development 3. understand how to regulate a physiological proccess in plants 4. become familiar with organization and conduction of experiments
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
* Germination: Seed anatomy, biochemical processes during germination, factors affecting germination. Seed dormancy (causes, mechanisms and releasing factors). * Adventitious root and bud formation: Factors, the role of hormones, applications on rooting of cuttings. * Tuber and bulb formation: Factors affecting, the role of hormones. * Abscission: Anatomy, physiology, regulation. Apical dominance: Mechanism, the role of hormones, regulation. Juvenility: Morphological and physiological characteristics, hormone regulation, applications on horticultural crops. * Physiology of flowering: Photoperiodism, vernalization, chemical regulation. * Bud dormancy: Physiology, hormonal mechanism, regulation. * Fruiting: Fruit morphology, physiology of fruit development, parthenocarpy. * Senescence of plants: Mechanisms, theories, the role of hormones.
Keywords
Plant development, seeds, rooting, abscission, apical dominance, juvenility, flowering, vernalization, dormancy, fruit, parthenocarpy, senescence
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures80
Laboratory Work20
Fieldwork20
Written assigments17
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
80% written exams, 20% from practicals
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Δ. Βογιατζής, Μ. Κουκουρίκου-Πετριδου, Βιολογία Οπωροκηπευτικών Φυτών ΙΙ, η φυσιολογία της ανάπτυξης, Εκδόσεις Γαρταγάνη (κωδικός Εύδοξος 3560)
Last Update
27-01-2019