LS 204_ Ornamental Plants. Biology and Cultivation

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TitleΚαλλωπιστικά φυτά.Βιολογία και καλλιέργεια,κατανομή και χαρακτηριστικά. / LS 204_ Ornamental Plants. Biology and Cultivation
Interdepartmental ProgrammeMaster's degree in Landsape Architecture (MLA)
Collaborating SchoolsArchitecture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20002759

Programme of Study: Master's degree in Landsape Architecture (MLA)

Registered students: 9
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization114

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Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
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Weekly Hours2
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Course Content (Syllabus)
Purpose The course objective is the presentation and explanation of biological cycle of plants. The plant structure, the mechanisms of survival, the basic system of international classification, and the methods of propagation are described. The role of nurseries in the production of plant propagation material is also discussed. The morphological characteristics of the plants and their cultivation methods are described, and general advice is given for a successful planting and use in the open, according to the different environments where they are to be used. Contents, course objectives The biological cycle of the plant and elements of the physiology, growth and development are discussed. Organization and function of a nursery. Methods of production of plant propagation material. Cultivation of ornamental plants and their use in the open. Classification of ornamental plants in different categories as: annuals and biennial plants, evergreen and deciduous woody plants (shrubs and trees), climbing plants and grasses. For every ornamental species the botanical and morphological characteristics, the methods of propagation, the climate and soil requirements, the season and the duration of flowering, the pests and diseases are described. Their uses in landscape architecture are discussed
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