Karamoutis Christos

 

Nationality: Greek, Born in Larissa

Education: 

  • Degree in Agronomy, School of Production Science Faculty of Agriculture, Crop and Animal Production, University of Thessaly, Greece.
  • Msc in “Agricultural Machinery and Management of Natural Recourses” School of Agricultural Sciences,University of Thessaly

Email: chkaram-at-uth.gr

Bsc. Thesis: “Impact of the sowing system on the early and the yield of two cotton varieties in fields of the region of Larissa.” The experiment took place on farms of local producers. There were two cotton varieties: ZETA 2 and KORINA and two sowing systems, the system of single lines (traditional one) and the double line system.

Msc Thesis: “Agricultural Machinery and Management of Natural Recourses” School of Agricultural Sciences,University of Thessaly -2005

Thesis Theme:Evaluation of the field cultivator by measuring draft forces, energy consumption and tillage quality.

Research Activities

1)        Research training: According to the requirements of my School, during my undergraduate studies, I had to practice for two months. I held the half period of my practice at Τhe Cotton Organization of Larissa and the other half period at the School’s Farm.

2)        Research Work: in University

a) “Single and double line treatments comparison on cotton” supervised by Prof. Gemto T.A.(1/4/1993-30/11/1993) Code number 0043.

b)“Evaluation of sugarbeet variety Stability performance under Thessaly growing conditions” Project funded by E.U. supervised by Prof. Goula Christo Code number 2031.

c) “Measurement of the developing drawing forces and of the energy consumed by three point hitched or trailing agricultural machines in the region of Velestino” Supervised by Prof. Gemto T.A (1/3/1997-30/9/1997) Code number 2161.

3)        Research Work: in other Institutes

a)        Cotton Institute: “Seed production of the cotton variety KORINA. Establishment of the variety’s pedigree and of the sorting experiments; production of the breeder’s seed, pre-basic and basic” supervised by Prof. Galanopoulou Stella (1/7/1992-30/9/1992).

b)        Grain Institute: “Seed production of the corn inbred line of MYKONOS’ supervised by Prof. Goula Christo in 1992.

 

Occupation experience:

a) Agronomist on

PENED Program of the University of Thessaly ‘The probabilities of using alternative methods on soil tillage and cotton establishment for the reduction of   production cost and for the protection of the environment” Scientific supervisor Prof. Gemtos T.A. (April 1998 - June 1998)

b) Agronomist on

Staff work support on postgraduate program of University of Thessaly, Faculty of Agriculture, Crop and Animal Production for a period of fifteen months (October 1998-December 1999)

c) Agronomist (president) on

“Agronomics Developmental” non-profit civil partnership (June 1998-Oktober 2000)

d) Agronomist on

ELGA (Hellenic Agricultural Insurance) (April 2000-April 2001)

e) Agronomist on

Universityof Thessaly, School of Agricultural Sciences, Dept of Crop Sciences & Rural Environment (January 2002 – Today)

Scholarships

·        Msc, scholarshipfromthe postgraduate program of University of Thessaly, Faculty of Agriculture, Crop and Animal ProductionOctober1999 -April2000

·        Msc., scholarship from the Hellenic State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) for the academicyear 2000-01

Papers

·        International Conference paper:1

·        National Conference papers:                 13

Languages:

English well

Skills:

Use of PC and software of Windows, Word, Excel, Mstatc.

Experienced operator of tractors and of the majority of farm machinery and of the equipment used in Greek Agriculture This experience gained by working in my family’s farming business and in many other’s business of this kind for almost thirty years. My contribution to the operation of the University’s farm during the years 1991-1995 was significant.