Applied Silviculture

Course Information
TitleΕΦΑΡΜΟΣΜΕΝΗ ΔΑΣΟΚΟΜΙΑ / Applied Silviculture
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000047

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to, 1)Know the historical development of Silviculture 2)Know the scientific terminology of Silviculture and not only 3)Know the management forms silvicultural forms of forests, their creation and the apropriate silvicultural measures for each of them 4)Know the regeneration methods for every forest stand type 5)Know the silvicuyltural measures, applied in each developmental stage for the evenage forests and these which must be applied in unevenage forests (all age forests and group selection forests)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Stand knowledge (distinction of stands according to their type of establishment, structure and composition). Natural forest regeneration (basic methods). Artificial stand establishment. Forest silviculture (general principles, silvicultural measures, seedling stands silviculture, tending at stages: seedling, sampling, pole wood, trunk wood, pruning, thinning of secondary stands. Coppice forest conversion. All aged forest silviculture. Current condition of Greek forests and contributing factors.
Forest stand regeneration, tending, coppice stand conversion, forest stand types
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work50
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ντάφης Σπ. 1990. Εφηρμοσμένη Δασοκομία. Εκδόσεις Γιαχούδη-Γιαπούλη. Θεσσαλονίκη
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