Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015252002Bulb and Cord FlowersElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach the students the botanical, physiological and biochemical aspects of flower bulbs, and to comprehend the growing, flowering, breeding of ornemantel bulbs.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. M. Ercan ÖZZAMBAK
Learning Outcomes
1Skill to understand the importance of ecological and enviromental factors on growth and flowering of bulbs
2Knowledge to evaluate the growing problems
3Ability to explain the economical impotance of ornemantel bulbs
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Classification,botanical and physiological aspects of folwer bulbs, propagation techniques, bulb and flower growing, preperetion forcing, storage, pest and disease are the contents of this course
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1World and Turkey flower bulb productionProduction areas in Turkey
2Botanical aspects of flower bulbsClassification of ornemantel geophytes
3Bulb growth and development periodicity and dormancy; internal and external factors on bulb growth
4Bulb floweringFlowering phasesand process
5Production and propagation systems for flower bulbsArtificial planting media and propagation systems
6Bulb harvest and grading of flower bulbsHarvesting, grading, post- harvest storage
7Preperation of bulbsPreperation of bulbs
8Midterm examForcing in greenhouse,
9Forcing of bulbsProgramming
10Disease and insectsDetails of disease and insects
11GeophytesAllium, Crocus, Galanthus, Leucojum
12Hyacinthus,botanical aspectsHyacinthus growing, propagation
13Lilium, botanical aspectsLilium growing, propagation
14Narcissus, botanical aspectsNarcissus growing, propagation
15Tulipa, botanical aspectsTulipa growing, propagation
16Final examTrining exam
Recommended or Required Reading
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 Examination14545
Final Examination15050
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Project Preparation12020
Project Presentation155
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
Laboratory Examination11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)241
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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