Academic Year 2019/2020 - 2° Year
Teaching Staff: Elisabetta Nicolosi
Credit Value: 8
Course Language: Italian
Taught classes: 42 hours
Exercise: 28 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

The course intends to give knowledge to the main propagation methods of plants, the biological cycles and the relationships between the vegetative and the reproductive activity of the fruit trees. at the end of the course student will acquire all the information needed for the managment of tree planting both for production purpose as to landscape and for the managment of the main forestry systems.

Detailed Course Content

During the course it will be explored topics to morphology and physiology of woody plants: root system, epigeal organs and vegetative activity. Propagation and reproduction. Soil and plant trees: soil chemicals and physical characterstics; root development. Nutrients and their functuions. Cultural practices and pruning. Forestry systems. Analysis and description of the main parametersof the forest, government and type of treatment. Forest management.

Textbook Information

1. Sansavini et al., 2012 Arboricoltura generale, Patron Editore Bologna

2. Piussi P. “Selvicoltura generale” UTET 1994