Genetic Improvement of Range Species

Course Information
TitleΓΕΝΕΤΙΚΗ ΒΕΛΤΙΩΣΗ ΛΙΒΑΔΙΚΩΝ ΦΥΤΩΝ / Genetic Improvement of Range Species
Code206Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000115

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

Registered students: 29
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses533

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600150984
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
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)
Learning Outcomes
Recognision of the main forage species, their oikology, genetics and cultivation. To work on methods of collection and evaluation of natural population of forage species. Learning the basic principals of breeding forage species. Learnign how to choise the appropriate forage species and varieties depending on use and enviromental conditions.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
The main range species in Greece: distribution - origin - evolution - cytology. Genetic variation and its use. Methods of breeding pertinent to range species. Seed production.
Keywords
forage plant, breeding, selection, populations
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
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
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures180.6
Laboratory Work130.4
Reading Assigment40.1
Written assigments40.1
Total391.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Last Update
04-10-2013