APICULTURE

Course Information
TitleΕΦΑΡΜΟΣΜΕΝΗ ΜΕΛΙΣΣΟΚΟΜΙΑ / APICULTURE
Code246Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420001282

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600120285
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)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • Ν505Υ APICULTURE
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to work with bees and become beekeeper themselves. The course combines practical beekeeping with relevant theory and is for those students that developed interest on honeybees from previous courses in apiculture. After the course students are capable to keep bee colonie, to manipulate them, to manage throughout the year, to produce and market the bee 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
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Professional beekeeping, elements of bee biology, bee hive inspection, seasonal management of the bee hives: Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer, prevention and suppression of swarming, bee plants, feedings, beehives transportations, royal jelly pollen, propolis production techniques, queen rearing, emergency of bees pests and diseases, identification of honey, honey marketing
Keywords
Beekeeping, bee products production, seasonal beekeeping manipulations
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
se of power point software during lectures
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures72
Fieldwork60
Exams18
Total150
Student Assessment
Description
Written and practical exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Πρακτική Μελισσοκομία Ανδρέας Θρασυβούλου, Εκδότης Νίκος Παππάς - Μελισσοκομική Επιθεώρηση
Last Update
04-07-2019