Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
TSR302NUTRITION OF LANDSCAPE PLANTSElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to be capable of determine nutrient requirements of ornamental plants and to establish fertilization programs.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Nevin ERYÜCE
Learning Outcomes
1Student knows to correlate basic principles of plant nutrition to ornamental and landscape plants.
2Student becomes capable of recognize outdoor and ornamental plants’ nutritional disorders.
3Student becomes capable of establishing fertilization programs for outdoor and ornamental plants.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
To arrange suitable growing medias, to determine these medias’ properties (nutrition, texture or reaction) and to make suitable applications them (liming, sulphuring or fertilizing) for indoor plants, ornamental plants and seedlings. To establish fertilization programs for outdoor plants and ornamental plants. To evaluate of some previously recommended fertilization programs for main indoor and ornamental plants.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to ornamental plants.
2Determination of suitable growing medias for miscellaneous ornamental flowers
3Amendment and enhancement of growing medias
4Determination of appropriate reaction, salinity,texture etc. for indoor plants and landscape plants.
5Assessment of soil and plant analysis
6Introduction to bushy plants nutritional requirements.
7Establishing fertilization programs for bushy plants.
8Midterm Exam
9Introduction to summer annual ornamental plants nutritional requirements.
10Establishing fertilization programs for summer annual ornemental plants
11Introduction to winter annual ornamental plants nutritional requirements.
12Establishing fertilization programs for winter annual ornemental plants
13Introduction to indoor plants nutritional requirements.
14Establishing fertilization programs for indoor plants
15Introduction to grasses nutritional requirements and establishing fertilization programs for grasses
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Kacar, B., Katkat, V., Bitki Besleme, 2007. Nobel Yayın Dağıtım. Ankara Hatipoğlu, A.,Gül, Karanfil, Krizantem Yetiştiriciliği ve Mezat Fiyatlarının Aylara ve Yıllara Göre Değişimi, 1990.İzmir. McConnell, Dennis B., The Indoor Gardener’s Companion 1978. Önemli Kesme Çiçeklerin Yetiştiriciliği,Atatürk Bahçe Kültürleri Araştırma Enstitüsü, Yalova, 1982 Köseoğlu . T. ve ark.Antalya Yöresinde Serada Yetiştirilen Karanfil Bitkisinin Topraktan Kaldırdığı Bitki Besin Maddesi Miktarlarının Belirlenmesi. Proje No: TOAG-987/DPT-1 ., 1995.Antalya
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)
Midterm Examination11.51.5
Final Examination11.51.5
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination51050
Individual Study for Final Examination51050
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)131.0
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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