Viticulture - VITICOLTURA GENERALE (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02736
Name of lecturer
Maurizio Boselli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
AGR/03 - ARBORICULTURE AND FRUITCULTURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I sem. dal Oct 3, 2016 al Jan 31, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course will providing the basic knowledge of the culture of the wine grape in the basic issues related to the taxonomy, ampelography, genetic improvement, propagation of the vine.

Syllabus

The situation of the world viticulture. The Italian vineyard. The history of the vine. The systematics of the genus Vitis. Characteristics of the main species and their utilization. The rootstock of the vine and recent genetic acquisitions. The ampelography and ampelometry. Molecular methods for varietal identification. The grapevine main varieties red, gray, white, and their attitudes. The grapevine germplasm and its exploitation. Genetic improvement of wine grape by vegetative way: the mass and clonal selection. Genetic improvement through sexual methods : the IPD, intraspecific crosses. The grape propagation methods mostly used.

Teaching material: notes provided by the teacher at the beginning of the course.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Boselli M. Progressi in viticoltura (Edizione 1) EdiSES 2016 978-88-7959-906-1
Fregoni M. Viticoltura di qualità (Edizione 3) Tecniche nuove 2013 978-88-481-2919-0

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment of learning outcomes includes an oral test for both attending and non-attending students. The objective of the test is to ascertain knowledge of the subjects covered by the programme. The depth and breadth of knowledge acquired and the ability to link knowledge in a systemic manner will also be assessed.
The oral test potentially covers all programme topics. The final evaluation shall be expressed in thirtieth.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017