The objective of the course is to introduce the students of the Department of Crop Science in the basic functions of the grape vine and their morphological and physiological basis, in the basic cultivation techniques which are used in a productive vineyard, as well as in the importance of the cultivation of the vine for the crop production.
The course aims to introduce students in the methodology used both in the installation and management of a modern productive vineyard, as well as in the viticultural techniques regarding the training, fruiting and the annual vegetation cycle of the vines
Upon the successful completion of the course, students will have:
- Understood the morphology and anatomy of the various organs of the vine and their utilization in productive viticulture.
- Understood the annual vegetation cycle, the phenological stages and their physiological basis
- Understood how a vineyard can be managed.
- Understood the importance of pruning, training and fruiting of the vines and their utilization in the viticultural practice