OUTDOOR ORNAMENTAL PLANTS

Course Information
TitleΚΑΛΛΩΠΙΣΤΙΚΑ ΦΥΤΑ ΕΞΩΤΕΡΙΚΩΝ ΧΩΡΩΝ / OUTDOOR ORNAMENTAL PLANTS
CodeΝ540Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001992

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

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

Registered students: 87
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Total Hours65
Class ID
600120754
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
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 after taking and passing succesfully this course: 1. would be able to identify these ornamental plants 2. could propagate them successfully 3. could evaluate and exploit their ornamental traits 5. could use them properly in urban plantation projects.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Organization and operation of a nursery for ornamental plants. Methods for producing propagation material. Classification of ornametal plants: annual and perennial plants, bulbous-rhizomatous-tuberous plants, evergreen and deciduous woody species (shrubs, trees), climbing plants and lawns. Botanical characteristics of each plant species, methods of propagation, soil and climate needs, season and duration of blooming, common pests and deseases. Reference is also made to concrete examples in their use in gardening and landscaping. Practicals.
Keywords
ornamentals, gardening, landscape architecture, urban plant design
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
Use of powerpoint
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures52
Laboratory Work52
Tutorial23
Written assigments10
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
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
-Γεωργακοπούλου-Βογιατζή, Χ. 2008. Καλλωπιστικά Φυτά Εξωτερικών Χώρων. Εκδόσεις Γαρταγάνη, Θεσσαλονίκη.
Additional bibliography for study
-Οικονόμου, Α. 2013. Σημειώσεις Παραδόσεων "Καλλωπιστικά Φυτά Εξωτερικών Χώρων"
Last Update
27-01-2019