SERICULTURE

Course Information
TitleΣΗΡΟΤΡΟΦΙΑ / SERICULTURE
CodeΝ550Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001999

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

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

Registered students: 121
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
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600120763
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 be able to: To know the morphological and anatomical characteristics of silkowrm during the different development stages To rear silkworms To cultivate mulberries to recognize the main silkworm diseases to distinguish the silk fabric
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
History of silk, sericulture in Greece, silkworm morphology and anatomy, life cycle of silkworm, silkworm rearing and equipment, mulberry (cultivation, diseases), eggs production, silkworm diseases and pests, coccons characteristics, silk processing, silk products
Keywords
Sericulture, silkworm, silk, mulberry
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Video lectures
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Description
Use of power point software during lectures and ImagePro plus during the laboratory exercises, as well the statistic package excel for the processing of the results during the rearing of the silkoworms
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures75
Laboratory Work6
Reading Assigment15
Written assigments20
Exams15
presentation9
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
Exams Active participation during lectures Optinal assignment
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 (Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Εισαγωγή στη Σηροτροφία, Κυπριώτης Ευριπίδης Εγχειρίδιο Σηροτροφίας, Η εκτροφή του μεταξοσκώληκα – στοιχεία καλλιέργειας μουριάς, Πασχάλης Χαριζάνης , Μάριος Τζιτζινάκης http://www.minagric.gr/images/stories/docs/agrotis/Sirotrofia/egxeiridio_sirotrofias_130312.pdf
Last Update
27-01-2019