Course Information
TitleΛΕΙΜΩΝΕΣ-ΒΟΣΚΕΣ-ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΒΟΣΚΟΤΟΠΩΝ / GRASSLANDS - GRAZINGS - PASTURE MANAGEMENT
CodeΝ412Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001933

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other845
ZŌIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)845

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

Registered students: 78
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other845
ZŌIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)845

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
600143098
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 (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. posess a basic knowledge concerning the description and classification of rangelands. 2. evaluate the mechanisms in relation with the improvement and management of the greek rangelands. 3. recognize the most important pasture plants.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Types of Greek grasslands. Greek pasture plant species. Controlling weeds. Feeding value of pasture plants. Grazing capacity. Pasture productivity and range management. Methods and systems of grazing. The forage requirements of each grazing animal. Range improvement.
Keywords
flora, grazing capacity, feeding value.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
Use of PowerPoint.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures80
Laboratory Work17
Fieldwork20
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities10
Written assigments10
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
Written and oral exams.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Σαρλής, Γ. 1998. Βελτίωση και διαχείριση φυσικών βοσκοτόπων. Μέρος Α΄. Εκδόσεις Αθ. Σταμούλης. Αθήνα. 2. Σαρλής, Γ. 1998. Βελτίωση και διαχείριση φυσικών βοσκοτόπων. Μέρος Β΄. Εκδόσεις Αθ. Σταμούλης. Αθήνα.
Last Update
19-01-2020