Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015282002Cactii and Other SucculentsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to provide and understand the economic importance, botanical, physiological and biochemical principles , cultivation propagation and , breeding of of cactus and succulents to the students
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. M. Ercan ÖZZAMBAK
Learning Outcomes
1To perform reproduction
2To make farming
3To solve the problems encountered, to comprehend
4To explain the concept of cactus and succulent
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Ecological conditions (growing media, light, temperature) propagation methods,growth and development, crop protection
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Cactus and other succulent plant description, relation, differenceApplication of the relevant course
2Light, temperature, humidityApplication of the relevant course
3Soil, irrigation, fertilizationApplication of the relevant course
4Treatment methods, preparation of mortar flower potApplication of the relevant course
5Cactus and succulent plant diseasesApplication of the relevant course
6Cactus and succulent plant pestsApplication of the relevant course
7Physiological losses, insufficient light, too light, head temperatureApplication of the relevant course
8Midterm exam
9Seed productionApplication of the relevant course
10Production with leaf rootstocksApplication of the relevant course
11Production with body rootstockApplication of the relevant course
12Production with partial body rootstockApplication of the relevant course
13Production with graftingApplication of the relevant course
14Grafted cactus growingApplication of the relevant course
15Grafted cactus growing in Turkey and other countriesApplication of the relevant course
16Final examPractice exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Hessayon, D.G., 2004. The House Plant Expert, Transworld Publishers Oral, N., 1987. Indoor plants. Tarımsal araş. Vakfı No.14
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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SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination12020
Final Examination13030
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
Reading3618
Homework15050
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)244
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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