Course Information
TitleΣΙΤΗΡΑ - ΨΥΧΑΝΘΗ / CEREALS AND LEGUMES
CodeΝ501Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001954

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other745
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)745

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 395
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other745
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)745

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours78
Class ID
600142480
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)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • Ν016Υ PRINCIPLES OF CROP PRODUCTION
  • Ν017Υ SOIL SCIENCE
  • Ν021Υ PLANT PHYSIOLOGY
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1) Recognize, by using morphological key-features, the seeds and plants of cereals and legumes under study. 2) Obtain knowledge of the ecological parameters and niches along with the agronomic practice needed to accomplish an economically profitable crop for each species. 3) Develop critical thinking skills for tackling practical problems related with growth and crop cycle of the species under study.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Distribution, botanical features, development and growth, ecological parameters, agronomic practice, products, quality and post-harvest treatments of the most important, for Greek agricultural economy, winter and spring cereals and legumes for grain and forage. Growth characteristics and parameters related with yield in winter cereals. General morphological description of legumes (Fabaceae)-symbiotic dinitrogen fixation. Chemical composition and nutritive value of legume products. Winter and spring legume, alfalfa and clovers.
Keywords
Grain cereals, Grain legumes, Forages
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Powerpoint, video, Excel, Educational software-tutorial, email
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures59
Laboratory Work20
Fieldwork30
Tutorial28
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
100% written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Παπακώστα-Τασοπούλου, Δ. 2012. Σιτηρά και Ψυχανθή. Θεσσαλονίκη: Εκδόσεις Σύγχρονη Παιδεία (Κωδικός Εύδοξος: 22766557).
Additional bibliography for study
Καραμάνος, Α.Ι. 2008. Τόμος Α. Τα σιτηρά των εύκρατων κλιμάτων. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Παπαζήσης (Κωδικός Εύδοξος: 29473) Καραμάνος, Α.Ι. 1999. Τόμος Β. Σιτηρά των θερμών κλιμάτων. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Παπαζήσης (Κωδικός Εύδοξος: 30434)
Last Update
10-05-2020