Ornamental arboriculture and urban forestry

A.Y. 2018/2019
6
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/03
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course of ornamental arboriculture and urban forestry
focuses on two specific issues: it studies the tree in the urban
environment and urban green areas when they are managed,
designed and maintained.
The main objectives of the course are a depth knowledge of the
ornamental tree planted in urban and peri-urban environments,
intrinsic and extrinsic problems of planting sites as well as the
study of functions, types, problems, use and maintenance of
urban green spaces. A further objective is the study of the main
ornamental species of trees and shrubs used.
Expected learning outcomes
The course is aimed to provide all the tools necessaryfor the deep
analysis of an urban green space, in order to lay out the correct
criteria ofrecovering and management of the urban greenspaces.
The student will be able to choose the correct plant species to use
in every ornamental urban and peri-urban reality. He will be deeply
acknowledged about tree biology and physiology, problems of the
planting site, the evaluation and assessment of tree stability.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
AGR/03 - ARBORICULTURE AND FRUITCULTURE - University credits: 6
Field activity: 24 hours
Lessons: 36 hours
Professor: Fini Alessio
Professor(s)