Course Information
TitleΓΕΩΡΓΙΑ ΑΚΡΙΒΕΙΑΣ- ΕΞΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΗΣΗ ΠΟΡΩΝ / PRESICION AGRICULTURE-SAVING RESOURCES
CodeΝ075Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600017276

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-4

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600142340
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 (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Students should be familiar with the use of computers.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will have: 1. Knowledge regarding the basic principles of precision agriculture and will be familiar with the equipment of sensing and variable rate application. 2. Knowledge regarding the basic principles of resources conservation in agriculture and the implementation of them in agricultural production 3. Critical thinking on the decisions that should be taken in farm management under the concept of precision agriculture and resources conservation.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction in precision agriculture and resources conservation in agriculture. Basic principles and equipment of precision agriculture: GPS, sensors for recording the spatial variability of soil, crop and yield, variable rate technology for agrochemicals and water. Field management zones and prescription maps. Basic principles on resources, energy and materials conservation in agricultural production: Tractors navigation systems, bioclimatic design of agricultural building towards energy conservation, heat pumps use for space heating and cooling, resources recovery from agricultural residues and reuse in agricultural production. Benefits gained from precision agriculture and resources conservation. Case studies in Greece.
Keywords
spatial and temporal variation in farm management, resources conservatio
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 Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Use of MS Powerpoint and moodle for teaching. Laboratory exercises in computers room.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures26
Laboratory Work20
Reading Assigment33
Written assigments30
Exams3
Total112
Student Assessment
Description
50% written exams 25% laboratory exercises - exams on computer 25% individual project assignment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Φουντάς, Σ. και Γέμτος, Θ. (2016). Γεωργία ακριβείας. Ελληνικά Ακαδημαϊκά Ηλεκτρονικά Συγγράμματα και Βοηθήματα - Αποθετήριο "Κάλλιπος". (Κωδ. Εύδοξος: 320235)
Last Update
18-05-2020