Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBB202HORTICULTURECompulsory244
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to introduce vegetable, fruit, grapevine and ornamental species to the students, to give the ability of orchard establishment and management by learning the fundamentals of horticulture.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Benian ESER, Ali ÜNAL, Uygun AKSOY, M. Ercan ÖZZAMBAK, Yüksel TÜZEL,Ayşe GÜL, Dursun EŞİYOK, Adalet MISIRLI,Elmas ÖZEKER, Serra HEPAKSOY, Ahmet ALTINDİŞLİ, Hülya İLBİ,Serdar KARA, İbrahim DUMAN, Eftal DÜZYAMAN, Özlem TUNCAY, Murat İSFENDİYAROĞLU,Birsen ÇAKIR
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to recognize important species of fruits vegetables and ornamentals
2Learning biology of horticultural crops
3Learning multiplications techniques and being able to apply this to different species
4Being able to understand and solve basic problems in horticultural production
5Being able to perform maintenance in the growing areas
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Description, importance and historical development of horticulture growing
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Description, importance and classification of fruit, vegetable, ornamental plants and vineyardIntroduce of fruit species and vineyard and general characterization in the orchard
2Biological features, flower structures Pollination and fertilization of horticultural plantsIntroduction of vegetable species and general characterization in the orchard
3Biological features, flower structures Pollination and fertilization of horticultural plantsIntroduction of some ornamental plants and general characterization
4Sexual sterility in fruit treesGeneral information about protected cultivation.
5Climate requirements of horticultural pantsPreparation of vegetable growing structures
6Soil requirements of horticultural pants Seed sowing and seedling planting
7The ecological requirements of important speciesSeedling bed and seedling growing
8Midterm ExamDescription of some vegetable and ornamental plants seeds
9Generative propagation method of horticultural plantsSeed strafication
10Vegetative propagation techniquesBudding and grafting methods
11Vegetative propagation techniquesPreparation of cutting
12Fruit orchard and vineyard establishment and managementPlanting of nursery trees.
13Vegetables orchard establishment and managementPruning of fruit trees
14Important, classification and growing of cutting plants and house plants Pruning of vineyard
15General information of some important landscape plantsPractical exam
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- Ağaoğlu, S., Çelik, H., Çelik, M., Fidan, Y., Gülşen, Y., Günay, A., Halloran, N., Köksal, A.İ., Yanmaz, R. “Genel Bahçe Bitkileri, A. Ü. Z.F. Eğitimi Araştırma ve Geliştirme Vakfı Yayınları No. 5, 369 s., 2001. Yardımcı Kitaplar: - Gerçekçioğlu, R., Bilgener, Ş., Soylu A., Genel Meyvecilik, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım Ltd. Şti., 480 s., 2008. - Hartmann, T.H., Plant Propagation Principles and Practices Prentice Hall, New Jersey, USA, 770 p,1997. - Günay A., Sebze Yetiştiriciliği Cilt I, İzmir, 502 s., 2005. - Günay A., Sebze Yetiştiriciliği Cilt II, İzmir, 530 s., 2005. - Vural, H., Eşiyok, D., Duman İ., 2000. Sebze Yetiştirme (Kültür Sebzeleri) Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi, 440 s., Bornova, İzmir. - Westwood, N.M., Temperate-Zone Pomology Physiology and Culture, Timber Pres, Portland, Oregon, 523p, 1991.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Project Preparation12020
Project Presentation11010
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
Laboratory Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)141
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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