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Director of Laboratory:Associate Professor Stavros Vemmos

Research interests:

  • Asexual propagation with cuttings and micropropagation of fruit trees.
  • Alternate bearing in olive, pistachio and citrus.
  • Effects of growth regulators on fruit quality.
  • Effects of soil amendments on fruit quality.
  • Stress responses of various fruit tree rootstocks.
  • Effects of shading on fruiting of the olive cultivar Koroneiki.
  • The effect of genotype, nutrient and water stress on the physiological and morphological characteristics of the root and shoot system of the olive tree.
  • Studies on the ripening of detached olive fruits.
  • Storage of fresh fig fruits under controlled atmospheres at different temperatures.
  • Storage of lemons after postharvest treatments.
  • Studies of photosynthesis and carbohydrates in fruit trees.
  • Nutrition and fertilization of pistachio and other fruit trees.
  • Identification of Greek pistachio and olive using molecular markers.
  • Bud dormancy biochemistry.
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Course name Credits Undergrad/Postgrad Compulsory/Elective
Fruit tree propagation Postgrad Elective
Postgrad Elective
General Pomology 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Intoductory Pomology 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Pomology (Deciduous Fruit and Nut Trees) 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Fruit tree cultivation (Deciduous - Evergreen fruit trees) 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Pomology (Subtropical and Tropical Fruits) 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Small Fruits 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Propagation of Fruit Trees and Shrubs 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Post-Harvest Handling of Fruit and Vegetables 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Fruit tree propagation 5 Undergrad Compulsory

Research Pomology

Research Activities

  • Asexual propagation with cuttings and micropropagation of fruit trees.
  • Alternate bearing in olive, pistachio and citrus.
  • Effects of growth regulators on fruit quality.
  • Effects of soil amendments on fruit quality.
  • Stress responses of various fruit tree rootstocks.
  • Effects of shading on fruiting of the olive cultivar Koroneiki.
  • The effect of genotype, nutrient and water stress on the physiological and morphological characteristics of the root and shoot system of the olive tree.
  • Studies on the ripening of detached olive fruits.
  • Storage of fresh fig fruits under controlled atmospheres at different temperatures.
  • Storage of lemons after postharvest treatments.
  • Studies of photosynthesis and carbohydrates in fruit trees.
  • Nutrition and fertilization of pistachio and other fruit trees.
  • Identification of Greek pistachio and olive using molecular markers.
  • Bud dormancy biochemistry.

Projects of Pomology Laboratory

Publications of Pomology Laboratory