General Botany-Physiology

Course Information
TitleΓΕΝΙΚΗ ΒΟΤΑΝΙΚΗ-ΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / General Botany-Physiology
Code004Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000008

Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)

Registered students: 407
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course214

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600130591
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Learning Outcomes
1. To understand key concepts involved in crucial plant physiological processes. 2. To realize the relationship between plant morphology and plant function. 3. To comprehend the environmental influence on plant development. 4. To manage, protect and cultivate plants by knowing how plants develop. 5. To be fully informed of the last research advances regarding plant function.
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 in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Water and plant cell. Plant water balance. Inorganic plant nutrition and assimilation of mineral nutrients. Mass flow in the plants. Phloem transport. Photosynthesis: light and dark reactions, effects of environmental factors. Respiration, anabolism and catabolism. Introduction to signal transduction. Plant regulators. Seed dormancy and germination. Introduction to abiotic stress.
Keywords
Water balance, mineral nutrition, photosynthesis, respiration, signalling, plant regulators, stress
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures903
Laboratory Work301
Total1204
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Report (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [329]: ΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΦΥΤΩΝ, ΡΟΥΜΠΕΛΑΚΗ-ΑΓΓΕΛΑΚΗ ΚΑΛΛΙΟΠΗ (επιμ.) Βιβλίο [59396732]: Φυσιολογία και Ανάπτυξη των Φυτών, Lincoln Taiz, Eduardo Zeiger, Ian Max Møller, Angus Murphy
Last Update
13-11-2019