CUT FLOWERS

Course Information
TitleΔΡΕΠΤΑ ΑΝΘΗ / CUT FLOWERS
CodeΝ528Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001966

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600143131
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
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)
Learning Outcomes
The students after taking and passing succesfully this course: 1. would be able to identify these floral crops 2. could propagate them successfully 3. could understand their vegetative growth and the process of flowering 4. could overcome the various biotic and abiotic problems of these plants 5. could apply their knowledge in managing the commercial production of these floral crops.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Commercial production of cut flowers in the greenhouse and outdoors. Trade figures and facts from the global and the domestic flower market. Cultural practices and control of the environmental conditions for vegetative growth and flowering. Propagation, water relations and nutrition, harvest, postharvest handling, grading, packaging, storage, shipping, trading, physiological disorders, pests and diseases. Emphasis is given on plant species: rose, carnation, chrysanthemum, gladiolus, gerbera, lilium, gypsophila, etc.
Keywords
floral crops for cut flowers, production
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
Use of powerpoint
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures521.9
Laboratory Work521.9
Tutorial230.8
Written assigments100.4
Exams30.1
Total1405
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
-Larson, R.A. Introduction to Floriculture. 1992. Academic Press, N. York (2nd edition) -Οικονόμου, Α. 2010. Πανεπιστημιακές Σημειώσεις "Μαθήματα Εμπορικής Ανθοκομίας", Θεσσαλονίκη.
Last Update
27-01-2019