Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
UZM302GRAPES GROWING TECHNIQUESElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim is to let students gain basic knowledge on historical progress, taxonomy, morphology, anatomy, physiology and genetic structure of grapevine, to make contact between researches and practices in growing, to analyze the reasons, to get skills to be able to solve problems through analytic approach and to reach information.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ahmet Altındişli
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to learn developing and distribution of vine trees and grape growing and classification of grapevines and their interrelationship
2Ability to learn the situation, technical and economical aspects of viticulture in Turkey and in the world
3Ability to learn tissues and parts of grapevine, ecological expectations and site selection
4General evaluation processes of grape, characteristics of table, dried, wine varieties
5Ability to learn propagation, pruning and training, cultural practices of vine growing
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Turkey viticulture and structure Product characteristics of Turkey, production, finishing, shape and cultural practices, The status of grapes and grape products
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Classification of grapevinesIntroduction of vineyards
2 The situation of viticulture according to the regions of Turkey and specialities
3Parts of grapevineExamination of vine tissues
4Underground parts, root Examination of roots
5Aboveground parts, trunkExamination of trunk, branches and buds
6Grape, bunch and flower typesExamination of flower, grape and bunch structures
7Grape varietyExamination of Tendrils, secondary shoots, pearls
8Midterm Exam
9Ecological expectations of grapevineExamination of vineyards in different altitude and direction
10Wind, geographical condition and altitudeExamination of phenological stages and annual rotation
11Effect of soil typesExamination of vineyards in different soil types
12Effect of soil types and rootstockExamination of vineyards in different soil types
13General processing ways of grape, Examination of production and processing of table and dried grapes
14General principles of pruning Examination of pruning in seeded and seedless varieties
15Introduction to training systemsExamination of pruning in seeded and seedless varieties
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1-Ağaoğlu, S., 2002. BİLİMSEL VE UYGIULAMALI BAĞCILIK (Asma Fizyolojisi) Kavaklıdere Eğitim Yayınları, No: 5. 2- Çelik, S. 1998. Bağcılık(Ampeloloji). Cilt 1. Anadolu Matbaa Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret Limited Şirketi, İstanbul. 3-Basiouny, Fouad M. and David G. Himelrick (eds.). 2002. Muscadine Grapes. ASHS Press, American Society for Horticultural Science, Alexandria, Virginia. 4- Catalogue of Selected Wine Grape Varieties and Clones Cultivated in France. 1995. ENTAV-INRA. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. CTPS. 5- Coombe, B. and Dry, P. (eds.). 1988. Viticulture Volume I. Resources. Winetitles. Adelaide, Australia. 6- Flaherty, D. L. , L. P. Christensen, W. T. Lanini, J. J. Marois, P. A. Phillips, and L. T. Wilson (eds.). 1992 Grape Pest Management. Second Edition. University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 7- Galet, P. 1998. Grape Varieties and Rootstock Varieties. Oenoplurimedia. Chaintre, France. 8- Coombe, B. and Dry, P. (eds.). 1992. Viticulture Volume II. Practices. Winetitles. Adelaide, Australia.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination155
Final Examination155
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Homework Problems21530
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading41040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)138
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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