|Title||ΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΔΑΣΙΚΩΝ ΔΕΝΔΡΩΝ / Physiology of Forest Trees|
|Faculty||Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment|
|School||Forestry and Natural Environment|
|Cycle / Level||1st / Undergraduate|
Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)
Registered students: 61
|Academic Year||2019 – 2020|
|Instructors from Other Categories|
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|Building||Δασολογίας (Φοίνικας) - κτίριο β|
|Hall||ΑΜΦΙΘΕΑΤΡΟ "ΠΑΠΑΪΩΑΝΝΟΥ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΣ" (ΦΟΙΝΙΚΑΣ/ΑΜΦ. Δ2) (245)|
|Calendar||Πέμπτη 14:00 έως 17:00|
Type of the Course
- Scientific Area
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
- Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
- Greek (Instruction, Examination)
- English (Examination)
Students should have good knowledge of Plant Anatomy and Morphology, as well as of Plant Physiology.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able: 1. To understand key concepts involved in crucial tree processes. 2. To realize the relationship between tree morphology and tree function. 3. To comprehend the environmental influence on tree growth and consequently on forest production. 4. To manage, protect and cultivate forest trees by knowing how a tree actually grows up. 5. To be fully informed of the last biotechnological advances regarding tree function.
- Apply knowledge in practice
- Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
- Adapt to new situations
- Make decisions
- Respect natural environment
- Be critical and self-critical
- Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Physiology and ecophysiology of forest trees (water balance, photosynthesis, nitrogen biological binding and metabolism, physiology of germination and ageing, factors affecting tree metabolism, tree physiology under extreme environmental conditions).
tree physiology, photosynthesis, water relations, nitrogen fixation, senescence, stress.
Educational Material Types
- Slide presentations
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
Teaching software: Powerpoint. Communication via email.
Written exams at the end of semester (multiple choice).
Student Assessment methods
- Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
- Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
- Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κωνσταντινίδου Ε. 1990. ΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΔΑΣΙΚΩΝ ΔΕΝΔΡΩΝ. Θεσσαλονίκη