Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015272002Grape Growing in the Countries of the World and Their CharacteristicsElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to gain the students ability to think competition chance and production advantages of Turkey in global viticulture analytically, and to apply the required precautions by learning representative grape varieties, production peculiarities, training systems and cultural practices of important grape grower countries.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Ahmet ALTINDİŞLİ
Learning Outcomes
1Skill to analyze global competition conditions, make and apply required decisions and precautions
2Training systems and cultural practices of important grape grower countries
3Representative grape varieties and production characteristics of important grape grower countries
4Grape growing characteristics of Turkey, importance in global viticulture, advantages and disadvantages
5Importance of grape growing in the World,
6Marketing and market structure of important grape grower countries
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Grape growing and its structure worldwide Grape growing and its structure in Turkey Viticultural structure, Representative grape varieties, production characteristics, training systems and cultural practices of important grower countries in North Hemisphere, Viticultural structure, Representative grape varieties, production characteristics, training systems and cultural practices of important grower countries in South Hemisphere, Situation of grape and its products in the World Market Competition conditions and precautions to be applied for sustainability
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Importance of grape growing in Turkey
2Importance of grape growing in Turkey
3Importance of grape growing worldwide
4Viticultural structure, Representative grape varieties, production characteristics, training systems and cultural practices of important grower countries in North Hemisphere
5Viticultural structure, Representative grape varieties, production characteristics, training systems and cultural practices of important grower countries in North Hemisphere
6Viticultural structure, Representative grape varieties, production characteristics, training systems and cultural practices of important grower countries in North Hemisphere
7Viticultural structure, Representative grape varieties, production characteristics, training systems and cultural practices of important grower countries in North Hemisphere
8Midterm Exam
9Viticultural structure, Representative grape varieties, production characteristics, training systems and cultural practices of important grower countries in North Hemisphere
10Viticultural structure, Representative grape varieties, production characteristics, training systems and cultural practices of important grower countries in South Hemisphere
11Viticultural structure, Representative grape varieties, production characteristics, training systems and cultural practices of important grower countries in South Hemisphere
12Viticultural structure, Representative grape varieties, production characteristics, training systems and cultural practices of important grower countries in South Hemisphere
13Viticultural structure, Representative grape varieties, production characteristics, training systems and cultural practices of important grower countries in South Hemisphere
14Situation of grape and its products in the World Market
15Precautions to be taken for sustainability
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
-Coombe, B.G. and Dry, P.R., 1992. Viticulture Volume 1 - Resources - 2nd Edition, 396 p., ISBN: 9780975685006 -Winkler, A.J., Cook, J.A., Kliewer, W.M., Lider, L.A., 1974. General Viticulture. University of California Press; Revised & enlarged edition, 710 p. ISBN: 978-0520025912.
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 Examination14040
Final Examination16060
Attending Lectures14228
Project Preparation13030
Project Presentation224
Reading6530
Laboratory Examination144
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)196
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