Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015241998Physiological Disorders in Greenhouse CropsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim is to let students to determine the reason of physiological disorders in greenhouse grown plants, to distinguish the physiological disorders and to solve the physiological problems facing in vegetable production in greenhouses.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Ayşe GÜL
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to being open to innovations, to reach information, and to produce solution.
2Being able to diagnose the physiological disorders,
3Being able to analyse the factors causing the occurrence of physiological disorders in greenhouse vegetable production,
4Being able to solve physiological disorders in greenhouse vegetable production,
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Factors causing the occurrence of physiological disorders in greenhouse vegetable production, Physiological disorders in Tomato/Pepper/ Eggplant/Cucumber/Lettuce.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Factors causing the occurrence of physiological disorders in greenhouse vegetable production,
1Tomato: Abnormalities in leaves.
2Tomato: Abnormalities in flowers and fruit setting.
3Tomato: Physiological disorders in fruits.
4Tomato: Physiological disorders in fruits.
5General discussion: Physiological disorders in greenhouse grown tomatoes.
6Pepper: Abnormalities in leaves
7Mid-term exam
8Pepper: Physiological disorders in fruits.
9Physiological disorders in eggplant.
10Cucumber: Abnormalities in leaves.
11Cucumber: Physiological disorders in flowers and fruits.
12General discussion: Physiological disorders in greenhouse grown fruity vegetables.
13Physiological disorders in lettuce.
14General discussion: Physiological disorders in greenhouse plants in different species and growing techniques (conventional plant production in soil and soilless culture).
15Final exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
Savvas D., Ntatsi G., Passam H.C., 2008. Plant nutrition and physiological disorders in greenhouse grown tomato, pepper and eggplant. The European Journal of Plant Science and Biotechnology, 45-61. Savvas D., Passam H. (ed.), 2002. Hydroponic Production of Vegetables and Ornamentals. Embryo Pub., Greece, 463 p. Winsor G., Adams P., 1987. Diagnosis of Mineral Disorders in Plants. Volume 3: Glasshouse Crops. ADAS, 168 p.
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
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Makeup Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Discussion326
Question-Answer14228
Report Preparation61272
Report Presentation6212
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14444
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)226
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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