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Course: General Viticulture

Aikaterini Biniari
5
5
Compulsory
Undergraduate

 

Course description:

 

1.   Origin, geographical distribution, economic significance of viticulture in Greece.

2.   Morphology and anatomy of grapevines.

3.   Grapevine physiology.

3a. Annual cycle of grapevines (bleeding, bud break, growth, wood maturity, dormancy).

3b. Reproductive cycle (fruit bud formation, bloom, pollination, fertilisation, berry set, problems in fertilisation, stages of berry development).

4.   Natural environment of grapevines (climatic conditions, soil).

5.   Grapevine propagation (sexual reproduction, vegetative propagation, nurseries).

 

Teaching aids: Notes

Examination: Oral and written