BIOLOGY OF HORTICULTURAL PLANTS I

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΟΠΩΡΟΚΗΠΕΥΤΙΚΩΝ Ι / BIOLOGY OF HORTICULTURAL PLANTS I
CodeΝ502Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001955

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

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

Registered students: 203
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other635
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)635

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600120721
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 what is growth and development of plants 2. understand the influence of external factors on plant growth 3. become familiar with growth regulators and their use
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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
*Growth: Life cycles of plants, basics of growth and development, patterns of growth, distribution of growth, the plant cell as the basis of growth. *Factors affecting growth: The genetic factor, water, mineral nutrition, oxygen, CO2 and other gases, temperature (thermoperiodism), light, biotic factors. *Plant growth regulators: Auxins, gibberellins, cytokinins, growth inhibitors, growth retardants, ethylene, polyamines, brassinosteroids, salicylic acid, jasmonates (discovery, biosynthesis, metabolism, natural occurrence, physiological effects, mechanism of action,applications in horticulture).
Keywords
Growth, development, genetics environmental factors, growth regulators
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures80
Laboratory Work57
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-Πετρίδου, Βιολογία Οπωροκηπευτικών Φυτών Ι, η αύξηση και οι παράγοντες που τη ρυθμίζουν. Εκδόσεις Γαρταγάνη (κωδικός Εύδοξος 3559)
Last Update
27-01-2019