Genetic improvement and reproduction of special purpose plants

Course Information
TitleΓενετική βελτίωση και αναπαραγωγή φυτών ειδικών σκοπών / Genetic improvement and reproduction of special purpose plants
CodeΜ25-ΑΔ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600016348

Programme of Study: Merikī Foítīsī_PMS Aeiforikī Diach. Das. kai Fys. Oikosystīmátōn:Prostasía, Paragōgī kai Axiopoíīsī

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Oikología-Prostasía-Diatīrīsī FýsīsElective Courses belonging to the otherWinter-5
Techniká Érga, Paragōgī kai Axiopoíīsī Xylṓdous ViomázasElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter-5
Diacheírisī-Anáptyxī Dasṓn & Fysikṓn PórōnElective Courses belonging to the otherWinter-5

Programme of Study: Sustainable Management of Forest and Natural Ecosystems: Protection, Production and Exploitation

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Oikología-Prostasía-Diatīrīsī FýsīsElective Courses belonging to the otherWinter-5
Techniká Érga, Paragōgī kai Axiopoíīsī Xylṓdous ViomázasElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter-5
Diacheírisī-Anáptyxī Dasṓn & Fysikṓn PórōnElective Courses belonging to the otherWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600245147
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
None
Learning Outcomes
The study of genetic improvement and reproduction of plants for special purposes e.g. plants for essential oils, biomass production, carbon sequestration, energy, special wood (wood carvings, musical instruments) etc. Applications with examples from Greek and international research.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Selection of forest plants for special purposes. Genetic Improvement Methods for the production of technical wood and biomass and ways to maximize biomass production from rapidly growing forest species. CO2 capture and forests - forest plantations. Energy and forests - forest plantations. Selection of forest plants for river basins. Reproduction systems of fast-growing - ornamental forestry species and their importance in Genetic Improvement. Ornamental Trees and Shrubs - Christmas Trees - Genetic Improvement - Purpose - Aims. Fruit-bearing, aromatic, medicinal, serotrophic forest plants. Secondary products-Ways of propagation, Genetic Improvement for Secondary Forest Plant Products, Management of genetic material, Utilization.
Keywords
Genetic Improvement Methods, Primary forest products, Secondary forest products, forest plantations, energy and forests
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
e-learning, zoom
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Fieldwork
Reading Assigment
Project
Written assigments
Exams
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Exams, term papers
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Last Update
18-01-2022