Course Information
TitleΑΚΑΡΟΛΟΓΙΑ / ACAROLOGY
CodeΝ514Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDimitrios Kovaios
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001967

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

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

Registered students: 93
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours9
Total Hours117
Class ID
600143132
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • Ν022Υ ENTOMOLOGY
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. identify mite characteristics and functions 2. understand the relations of mites with plants and their economic importance 3. identify injuries caused by various mites to plants, humans and commodities 4. identifly the mite families and species with agricultural importance 5. apply different methods for mite control
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Classification, Structure and Function of Mites, Identification of mite families and species, Injurious and beneficial mite species, Feeding habits and plant injuries caused by mites, Internal anatomy (Alimentary, Circulatory, Ventilatory, Reproductive systems), Development and Reproduction, Chemical and biological control, Acarine biocontrol agents
Keywords
Acarology, Mites, Classification, Structure and Function of Mites, Chemical and biological control, Acarine biocontrol agents
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
  • Laboratory exercises
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures60
Laboratory Work36
Tutorial16
Project19
Exams3
evaluation exams6
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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Last Update
19-05-2020