Range Management and Improvement

Course Information
TitleΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΒΕΛΤΙΩΣΗ ΛΙΒΑΔΙΩΝ / Range Management and Improvement
Code068Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000077

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

Registered students: 244
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course845

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600130642
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 (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
With the end of this course, students will be able to: 1. To understand and define the proper use of rangelands 2. To determine the utilization percentage by grazing animals 3. To assess rangeland condition 4. To practiced in carrying capacity determination 5. Το know the designed grazing management systems 5. Be familiar with inventory methodology 6. Know how to improve rangeland ecosystems
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 interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Rangeland use, carrying capacity, range production improvement. Range relationships with domestic and wild ungulates. Planning procedures, conditions and economic impacts of grazing management systems. Grazing projects development. Range policy.
Keywords
proper use, stocking rate, utilization percentage, designed grazing managemet systems
Educational Material Types
  • Book
  • POWER POINT
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
Description
internet, gps, e-mail
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.3
Laboratory Work260.9
Fieldwork20.1
Tutorial30.1
Internship240.8
Project30.1
Written assigments200.7
Exams30.1
Herbaceous plant collection (Herbarium)-Grazing management plan301
Total1505
Student Assessment
Description
Exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΒΕΛΤΙΩΣΗ ΛΙΒΑΔΙΩΝ. ΣΥΓΓΡΑΦΕΙΣ: Α. ΝΑΣΤΗΣ Κ. ΤΣΙΟΥΒΑΡΑΣ
Last Update
12-09-2018