Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015012004Physiology of Horticultural CropsElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of this course is to grow individuals who get knowledge about horticultural plants to increase yield and quality in horticultural plants growing.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Elmas ÖZEKER
Learning Outcomes
1Flowering, infertilities, incompatibilities
2Dormancy, germination, rooting
3Examining of internal and external factors affected growth and development
4A general view to the growth and development events in horticulture
5Flowering, infertilities, incompatibilities
6Maturation and senescence
7Growth regulators and uses in horticulture
8Periodisity, flower and fruit absissions
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
This course contents;behaviours of horticultural plants in developmental physiology, relationships among growth, development, formation of flower and fruit, maturity physiology and senescence.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1A general view to plant physiology
2Importance of plant physiology in horticultural plants growing
3Behaviours of horticultural plants in developmental physiology
4Internal and external factors affected developmental physiology
5Relationships between yield and internal and external factors affected developmental physiology in horticulture growing
6Growth and development events in horticulture .
7Flower and fruit formations in horticulture.
8Midterm Exam
9Dynamic relationships between growth and development events in horticulture
10Control of growth and yield in horticulture
11Resistant physiology in horticulture
12Drought resistance in horticulture
13Cold resistance in horticulture
14Disease and pest resistance in horticulture
15The precautions taken to get high photosynthesis and material production in horticulture
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1) Taiz, L. and Zeiger, E., 2008. Bitki Fizyolojisi. Üçüncü baskıdan çeviri, Çev. Ed. Prof. Dr. İsmail Türkan, Palme yayıncılık, Ankara, 690s. 2) Plant Growth Regulators in Agriculture and Horticulture: Their Role and Commercial Uses (Editor: Amarjit S. BASRA) Besides, journals and web cites related the course subjects will be discussed.
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
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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 Examination15050
Final Examination16060
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Homework Problems33090
Reading339
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)237
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