Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015322002Organic Grape GrowingElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course to teach the students main principles, basic rules, to provide knowledge, background and ability to think analytical by comprehending methods and inputs, regulatory and certification systems about organic grape growing from the establishment to the crop harvest, and to set, manage and apply organic grape growing project.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Ahmet ALTINDİŞLİ
Learning Outcomes
1Soil tillage in organic grape growing,
2Sustainable management of soil fertility in organic grape growing,
3Aim and basic principals of organic grape growing, importance of organic grape growing in the World and Turkey,
4Harvest and processing in table, dried and wine grape growing.
5Canopy management in organic grape growing,
6Pest and disease management in organic grape growing,
7Establishment and selection of materials in organic grape growing
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Aim and basic principals of organic agriculture Importance of organic grape growing in the World and Turkey Selection and establishment of the vineyard, selection of proper material Cultural processes in organic grape growing Soil tillage in organic grape growing Sustainable management of soil fertility in organic viticulture Pest and disease management in organic grape growing Harvest and processing in table, dried and wine grape growing Certification
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Aim and basic principals of organic viticulture
2Importance of organic grape growing in the World and Turkey
3Selection and establishment of the vineyard, selection of proper material
4Selection of rootstock, variety and seedling
5Canopy management in organic grape growing,
6Canopy management in organic grape growing,
7Soil tillage in organic grape growing,
8Midterm Exam
9Sustainable management of soil fertility in organic viticulture
10Sustainable management of soil fertility in organic viticulture
11Pest and disease management in organic grape growing
12Harvest and processing in organic table grape growing
13Drying process in organic grape growing
14Harvest and processing in organic wine grape growing
15Certification
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
-Coombe, B.G. and Dry, P.R., 1992. Viticulture Volume 1 - Resources - 2nd Edition, 396 pp., ISBN: 9780975685006 -Coombe, B.G., and Dry, P.G., 1992. Viticulture Practices Vol 2, ISBN: 9781875130016 -Rombough, L.J., 2002. The Grape Grower: A Guide to Organic Viticulture, 304 pp., ISBN;9781890132828 -Joly, N., 2008. Biodynamic Wine, Demystified, 180 pp., ISBN: 1934259020 -White, R., Understanding Vineyard Soils, 240 pp. ISBN: 0195311256
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Project Preparation13030
Project Presentation12020
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Homework Problems10550
Reading6424
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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