Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ORT302PROTECTED CULTIVATIONElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim is to let students gain knowledge and skills on being able to evaluate greenhouse and environment interaction, able the cultivation of greenhouse vegetables, able to follow innovations, able to solve problems through analytic approach.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yüksel TÜZEL; Prof. Dr. Ayşe GÜL
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to decide appropriate localization
2Being able to decide appropriate greenhouse type
3Ability to manage and instruct climate control
4Being able to grow vegetable crops and manage the production
5Being able to accept innovations, to reach information and to solve problems through analytic approach
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Definition of greenhouse, Greenhouse production in Turkey and on the world, Factors effecting greenhouse establisment,lPeculiar aspects in the greenhouse erection, Greenhouse climate control, Soil Preparation in greenhouses, Tomato, cucumber and other vegetables’ growing in greenhouses
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definition of greenhouse and greenhouse cultivation, Greenhouse production in Turkey and on the world Visit the greenhouses of Department; Selection of Project topics typologies
2Factors effecting greenhouse localizationPractices at the the greenhouses of Department : Comparison of greenhouse
3Peculiar aspects in the greenhouse erection: Direction, basement, construction, roof angle, Covering material Practices at the the greenhouses of Department
4Greenhouse climate control: Heating, Cooling, lighting, ventilation, humidity control, CO2 enrichment Practices at the the greenhouses of Department
5Greenhouse climate control: Heating, Cooling, lighting, ventilation, humidity control, CO2 enrichment Practices at the the greenhouses of Department
6Soil preperation in the greenhouses Practices at the the greenhouses of Department
7Greenhouse vegetable growing Practices at the the greenhouses of Department
8Mid-term exam
9Tomato growing in greenhouses: Morhology, ecological factors’ demand Seedling production, training
10Tomato growing in greenhouses: Cultivar selection, planning of production Pruning
11Tomato growing in greenhouses: Pruning, cultural practices, bumble bee use Pruning, pollination (bee use)
12Cucumber growing in greenhouses: Morhology, ecological factors’ demand, Cultivar selection Practices at the the greenhouses of Department
13Cucumber growing in greenhouses: planning of production, Pruning, cultural practices Practices at the the greenhouses of Department
14Growing of other vegetables growing in greenhouses Project presentation 1
15Discussion on projects Project presentation 2
16Final exam Exam for practical works
Recommended or Required Reading
-Tüzel Y., Gül A., 2008. Good Agricultural Practices (Seralarda İyi Tarım Uygulamaları)(in turkish). Tibyan Yayıncılık, 172 p. - Tüzel Y., Gül A., Eltez R.Z., 2005. Environmentally friendly systems (Seracılıkta Çevre Dostu Üretim Teknikleri. Bahçe Bitkileri Tarımında Çevre Dostu Üretim Teknikleri)(in turkish) (Ed. A. Gül), Meta Basım, Bornova İzmir: 111-140. - Titiz S., 2004. Modern Greenhouses:Roadmap for investors (Modern Seracılık: Yatırımcıya Yol Haritası). Ansiad, Antalya, 124 p. - Aybak, H.Ç., Kaygısız, H., 2004. Tomato (Domates)(in turkish). Hasad Yayıncılık. ISBN-975-8377-24-8. Aybak, H.Ç., Kaygısız, H., 2004. Cucumber (Hıyar) (in turkish). Hasad Yayıncılık. ISBN-975-8377-34-5. Aybak, H.Ç., 2002. Pepper growing (Biber Yetiştiriciliği) (in turkish). Hasad Yayıncılık. ISBN-975-8377-18-3. FAO, 1990. Protected Cultivation in Mediterranean Climate. FAO Plant Production and Protection Paper 90.
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Project Presentation2816
Self Study4520
Individual Study for Mid term Examination188
Individual Study for Final Examination11212
Laboratory Examination122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)118
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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