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Degree course in PROPAGATION AND NURSERY MANAGEMENT IN THE MEDITERRANEAN ENVIRONMENT (Codice 2247)

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Detail Degree Course Academic year of the educational offer: 2021/2022
School:
  • POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL
Class:

credits total:180

Educational objectives
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SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES Specific objectives: During the course, the technicians in Propagation and Nursery Management in the Mediterranean environment will acquire knowledge in the fields of plant production, defence, biotechnologies applied to agriculture, economics and marketing in the nursery chain. Furthermore, they will acquire knowledge on the certification of nursery productions, on the constitution and protection of new plant varieties and their subsequent registration. At the end of the Degree Course, graduates in Propagation and Nursery Management in the Mediterranean environment will be able to face and solve the problems related to: - Propagation and management techniques for plants in nurseries; - Nutrition and irrigation of plants, phytopathies, harmful insects; - Economics, marketing and management of nurseries. Professional opportunities: Freelance activity in nurseries, professional firms, public administration. The studies in 2nd cycle degrees are not a natural continuation for the courses of this class.
Professional opportunities
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Profile: Agricultural technician Functions: The Agricultural Technician with a degree in Propagation and nursery management deals with: - The preparation of substrates for plant growth; - The preparation of nutrient solutions; - The intervention on plants through pruning, grafts, transplants, potting; - The management of nursery irrigation and air conditioning systems; - The inventory of warehouse stocks; - The treatments necessary for the defence of plants (pesticides, phytosanitary ...); - The sale of nursery products, wholesale or retail; - The routine maintenance on the nursery machinery and equipment. Skills: The Agricultural Technician with a degree in Propagation and nursery management must possess: - knowledge of botanical species and varieties (ornamental and fruit plants, garden plants, etc.); -knowledge of techniques for plant production; - ability to recognize plants and symptoms of plant diseases (phytopathology); - knowledge of the physical, chemical and biological properties of the substrate; - skills in horticulture; - knowledge of irrigation and fertilization techniques; - ability in the use of facilities, equipment and machinery for nurseries; - competence in company organization. Professional opportunities The Agricultural Technician with a degree in Propagation and nursery management will be able to operate: - as a freelancer, providing consulting services to companies in the sector; - in private nursery companies; - in public bodies (eg government nurseries); - in nursery trade associations. The studies in 2nd cycle degrees are not a natural continuation for the courses of this class.
Final examination features
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The final examination consists in the written presentation of the solution of a problem tackled during the internship, aiming at demonstrating students’ ability to apply the knowledge acquired during the Course, under the guidance of one or more supervisors (professors of the Degree Course) and possible external professionals. The topics for the final examination will be proposed by the professors of the Degree Course at the beginning of each Academic Year. The paper will be evaluated by a Board of here Professors of the Degree Course.


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Teachings first year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
04677 - ENGLISH LANGUAGE course specifications 3.0 1 G E
21712 - APPLIED BOTANY AND MYCOLOGY FOR NURSERY course specifications DOMINA (PA) 8.0 1 V
MYCOLOGY LABORATORY VENTURELLA (PO) 4.0 F
PLANT BIOLOGY DOMINA (PA) 4.0 A BIO/03
21716 - INVERTEBRATE BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION course specifications MARCHESE (RD) 4.0 1 V A AGR/07
21717 - BID DATA AND ANALYTICS - INTEGRATED COURSE course specifications 8.0 1 V
ELEMENTS OF GENERAL AND INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 4.0 A CHIM/03
CHEMISTRY LABORATORY 4.0 F
04872 - MATHEMATICS course specifications 3.0 2 V A MAT/07
21693 - HORTI-FLOWER NURSERY WITH LABORATORY course specifications IAPICHINO (PA) 8.0 2 V
HORTI-FLOWER NURSERY IAPICHINO (PA) 4.0 B AGR/04
LABORATORY FOR THE PROPAGATION OF HORTICULTURAL AND FLORICULTURAL SPECIES SABATINO (RD) 4.0 F
21701 - FOREST NURSERY WITH LABORATORY course specifications LA MANTIA (PA) 10.0 2 V
FOREST NURSERY LABORATORY BADALAMENTI (RD) 4.0 F
FOREST NURSERY LA MANTIA (PA) 6.0 B AGR/05
21710 - PALAEOCHRISTIAN ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY OF ART course specifications BACARELLA (PA) 6.0 2 V
BUDGET ANALYSIS OF PLANT NURSERY COMPANIES BORSELLINO (PA) 3.0 B AGR/01
APPLIED ELECTRONICS BACARELLA (PA) 3.0 B AGR/01
21713 - PROPAGATION, NURSERY TECHNIQUES AND NURSERY ORGANISATION FOR WOODY PLANTS WITH LABORATORY course specifications CARUSO (PO) 7.0 2 V
PROPAGATION, NURSERY TECHNIQUES AND NURSERY ORGANISATION FOR WOODY PLANTS CARUSO (PO) 3.0 B AGR/03
PROPAGATION LABORATORY, NURSERY TECHNIQUE AND ORGANISATION CARUSO (PO) 4.0 F


Teachings second year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
21686 - BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF PLANTS AND MEDITERRANEAN ECOSYSTEMS course specifications CUSUMANO (RD) 9.0 1 V
MANAGEMENT OF PHYTOPHAGOUS NSECTS AND PHYTOSANITARY CERTIFICATION CUSUMANO (RD) 3.0 F
VERTEBRATE BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION CUSUMANO (RD) 6.0 C AGR/11
21688 - MEDIEVAL CIVILISATIONS course specifications PALAZZOLO (PA) 8.0 1 V
MINERAL NUTRITION OF PLANTS LAUDICINA (PA) 4.0 F
CIM & DIGITAL MANUFACTURING PALAZZOLO (PA) 4.0 B AGR/13
21690 - PLANT PATHOLOGY AND SANITARY CERTIFICATION FOR NURSERY course specifications BELLA (RD) 9.0 1 V
PLANT PATHOLOGY BELLA (RD) 4.0 B AGR/12
MANAGEMENT OF PHYTOPATHOGENS AND PHYTOSANITARY CERTIFICATION DAVINO (PA) 5.0 F
21698 - MANAGEMENT OF HORTI-FLOWER NURSING FIRM course specifications VETRANO (RU) 4.0 1 V B AGR/04
21695 - APPLIED MECHATRONICS FOR PLANT NURSERY course specifications CATANIA (PA) 8.0 2 V
MECHATRONICS LABORATORY CATANIA (PA) 4.0 F
APPLIED MECHATRONICS CATANIA (PA) 4.0 B AGR/09
21696 - DESIGN OF NURSERY IRRIGATION PLANTS course specifications IOVINO (PO) 8.0 2 V
HYDROLOGY AND IRRIGATION DESIGN LABORATORY PROVENZANO (PO) 4.0 F
IRRIGATION PLANTS FOR NURSERY IOVINO (PO) 4.0 B AGR/08
21708 - APPLIED BIOTECHNOLOGIES IN TREE FARMING WITH LABORATORY course specifications GERMANA' (PO) 8.0 2 V
APPLIED BIOTECHNOLOGIES IN TREE FARMING GERMANA' (PO) 4.0 B AGR/03
BIOTECNOLOGIES LABORATORY GERMANA' (PO) 4.0 F
21715 - SEED PRODUCTION AND HARVESTING AND PROPAGATION OF SPONTANEOUS SPECIES course specifications AMATO (PO) 8.0 2 V
SEED PRODUCTION AMATO (PO) 4.0 B AGR/02
HARVESTING AND PROPAGATION TECHNIQUES FOR SPONTANEOUS OFFICINAL SPECIES CARRUBBA (PA) 4.0 F


Teachings third year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
05917 - FINAL EXAMINATION 3.0 1 V E
07553 - PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 49.0 1 G S
Free subjects 9.0 D




Explaination
Term Term/Semester
Val. Valutation: V = mark in 30/30, G = note
(*) Teaching attended in english
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