POSTHARVEST HANDLING AND BIOLOGY OF HORTICULTURAL COMMODITIES

Course Information
TitleΜΕΤΑΣΥΛΛΕΚΤΙΚΗ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΝΩΠΩΝ ΟΠΩΡΟΚΗΠΕΥΤΙΚΩΝ / POSTHARVEST HANDLING AND BIOLOGY OF HORTICULTURAL COMMODITIES
CodeAKA808
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAthanasios Koukounaras
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600017443

Programme of Study: Prógramma metaptychiakṓn Spoudṓn Aeiforiká Geōrgiká Systīmata Paragōgīs kai Klimatikī Allagī

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses118

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Total Hours65
Class ID
600140438
Course Type 2011-2015
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)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Integrated approach of horticultural commodities postharvest handling with the use of innovation technologies. 1. Introduction – Challenges in postharvest handling (Koukounaras) 2. Pre-harvest factors (Koukounaras) 3. Ozone (Koukounaras) 4. Nutritional value and postharvest treatments (Koukounaras) 5. Supply chains (Siomos) 6. Ethylene and 1-MCP (Siomos) 7. Fresh-cut fruits and vegetables (Siomos) 8. Chilling injury – Fruit firmness (Gerasopoulos) 9. Non-destructive Quality Monitoring of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables (Tsouvaltzis) 10. Heat treatment (Tsouvaltzis) 11. Postharvest handling: case study (Tsouvaltzis) 12. Students presentations: Specific issue of postharvest physiology and technology 13. Students presentations: Specific issue of postharvest physiology and technology
Keywords
Postharvest physiology, quality, storage, vegetables, fruits
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Last Update
09-04-2019