Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
OBY301SPECIAL HORTICULTURAL PLANTS CULTIVATION Elective354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to learn characteristics and growing methods of important vegetable and fruit species to the students, to give the ability of growing, management and production planning to prepare by learning the fundamentals of them.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Serra HEPAKSOY, Doç.Dr. M. Kadri BOZOKALFA
Learning Outcomes
1The ability to recognize and classification of horticultural plants
2Be able to comprehend economic importance and spreading area of horticulture
3Be able to explain morphological properties of vegetables and fruits
4Be able to learn general properties and economic importance of some vegetables species
5Be able to comprehend plant traits of important fruit species
6Be able to learn growing techniques of some fruit species
7Be able to apply cultivation practices of some vegetables and fruits species
8Be able to examine maturity, harvesting time and yield of fruits and vegetables and be able to plan production of fruits and vegetables.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Classifiacation and economic importance of vegatables and fruits, Crop characteristics and economic importance of root vegetables Crop characteristics and economic importance of leafy vegetables Crop characteristics and economic importance of fruity vegetables General plant traits of the more economic importance temperature zone fruit species General growing techniques of the more economic importance temperature zone fruit species General plant traits and growing techniques of the more economic importance Mediterranean fruit species General plant traits and growing techniques of subtropic fruits and berriest
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Description, importance and classification of vegetable and fruits speciesIntroduce of vegetable and fruit species and general characterization in the orchard material
2Crop characteristics of bulb and tuber vegetables and growing practices Preparation from course book
3Crop characteristics of Brassicaceae vegetables and growing practicesPreparation from course book
4Crop characteristics of Solanaceae vegetables and growing practices Preparation from course book
5Crop characteristics of Cucurbitaceae vegetables and growing practices Preparation from course book
6Crop characteristics of processing vegetables and growing practicesPreparation from course book
7Production planning in vegetable growing and yield estimation Preparation from course book
8Mid-term Exam
9General plant traits and growing techniques of stone fruits species Bud and branch structure of fruit species
10General plant traits and growing techniques of stone fruits species Cutting preparation and planting
11General plant traits and growing techniques of pome fruits species Pruning of stone fruits
12General plant traits and growing techniques of nut species Pruning of pome fruits
13General plant traits and growing techniques of Mediterranean and berry fruits species Establishing the planting
14General plant traits and growing techniques of Citrus and oliveEstablishing the planting
15Practice Exam and Presantation of semester coursePresantation of semester project
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book: 1. Bayraktar, K., 1981. Vegetable Growing (Cultivated Vegetables) Ege Üniversty Pres, 480 s. (In Turkish) 2. Vural, H., D. Eşiyok, İ. Duman, 2000. Cultivated vegetables (Kültür sebzeleri), Ege University press, 440 p, (In Turkish) 3. Şalk, A., L. Arın, M. Deveci, S. Polat, 2008. Special vegeatables (Özel Sebzecilik), Onur Grafik ve matbaa.ve reklam Hizmetleri, 488p,(In Turkish) 4. 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. 5. - Gerçekçioğlu, R., Bilgener, Ş., Soylu A., Genel Meyvecilik, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım Ltd. Şti., 480 s., 2008. 6. - Hartmann, T.H., Plant Propagation Principles and Practices Prentice Hall, New Jersey, USA, 770 p,1997. 7. - Westwood, N.M., Temperate-Zone Pomology Physiology and Culture, Timber Pres, Portland, Oregon, 523p, 1991.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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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)
Midterm Examination11010
Final Examination12020
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Field Trip21020
Reading11212
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)118
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