Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΟΠΩΡΟΚΗΠΕΥΤΙΚΩΝ / BIOLOGY OF HORTICULTURAL PLANTS
CodeΝ564Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600017352

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other635
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)635

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Class ID
600143174
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
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to Know: 1. the physiology of growth αnd development of the horticulural plants, 2. the plant growth regulators and theire applications on horticultural crops 3. the seed and bud dormancy 4. the juvenility, vernalization, photoperiodism. 5. the physiology of fruit developement and the senescence stage of plants.
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
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Growth and development of horticultural plants, patterns of growth, the plant cell as the basis of growth. Plant growth regulators: Auxins, Gibberellins, Cytokines, Growth inhibitors, Growth retardants, Ethylene, Polyamines, Brassinosteroids, Salicylic acid, Jasmonate. Germination: Biochemical processes during germination. Seed and Bud dormancy. Physiology of adventitious root and bud formation. Tuber and bulb formation. Abscission: Anatomy, physiology, regulation. Apical dominance. Juvenilily: Morphological and physiological characteristics. Photoperiodism , vernalization, chemical regulation. Physiology of fruit development. Senescence of plants.
Keywords
Growth, development, plant growth regulators, dormancy, juvelinity, vernalisation, senescence
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures70
Laboratory Work67
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
100% written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΟΠΩΡΟΚΗΠΕΥΤΙΚΩΝ ΦΥΤΩΝ I ΒΟΓΙΑΤΖΗΣ Δ. & ΚΟΥΚΟΥΡΙΚΟΥ-ΠΕΤΡΙΔΟΥ Μ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΓΑΡΤΑΓΑΝΗ ISBN: 960-7013-31-6 2. ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΟΠΩΡΟΚΗΠΕΥΤΙΚΩΝ ΦΥΤΩΝ II ΒΟΓΙΑΤΖΗΣ Δ. & ΚΟΥΚΟΥΡΙΚΟΥ-ΠΕΤΡΙΔΟΥ Μ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΓΑΡΤΑΓΑΝΗ ISBN: 960-7013-32-8
Last Update
18-04-2019