Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015422004Cut Flowers, Pot Flowers and Annual Flowers Propogated by SeedElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to provide and understand the economic importance. of seed propagated crop, potted flowers and seasonal flowers botanical, physiological and biochemical principles of learning, cultivation reproduction, breeding by students.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. M. Ercan ÖZZAMBAK
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding the importance of cut, potted flowers and seasonal flowers
2Understanding of manufacturing processes
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Seed propagated crop, potted flowers and seasonal flowers, breeding, production methods, pests and diseases constitute the course content.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Cut, potted flowers and seasonal flowers, the definition, the creation and the design of the greenhouse
2Greenhouse heating, cooling
3Control of light and other abiotic factors at greenhouse
4Preparation of growing media
5Plant nutrition and irrigation systems
6Disease control needs to be done for soil applications
7Alternative irrigation systems
8Midterm exam
9Cut flower production of Matthiola and Helianthus growing
10Cut flower production of Lisianthus and Limonium growing
11Potted flower production of Calceolana and Cyclamen growing
12Potted flower production of Kalanchoe and Capsicum growing
13Seasonal flower production of Ageratum and Matthiola growing
14Seasonal flower production of Salvia and Tagetes growing
15Seed propagated cutting, potted flowers and seasonal flowers situation in Turkey
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Özzambak, E, 2007. Süs Bitkileri Yetiştiriciliği. İyi Tarım Uygulamaları - Özzambak, E. Zeybekoğlu, E. 2004. Serada Topraksız Gerbera Yetiştiriciliği ve Bazı Yetiştirme Ortamlarının Karşılaştırılması (Araştırma sonuçları). İzmir ticaret Odası Yayın no: 140. - Sallinger, J.P. 1985. Commercial Flower Growing. USA. 163-179s. - Zimmer, K., 1991. Hauptkulturen im Zierpflanzenbau. ISBN 3-8001-5134-0. 105-130p. - Mercurio, G. 2002.Gerbera Cultivation in Greenhouse (Schreurs) p:206. Italy - Nelson, P.V. 1991. Grenhouse Operation and Managements Prentice Hall Career&Technology, Englewood Clifts, New Jersepy 07632, 612p. - Yağcıoğlu, A. 2009. Sera zMekanizasyonu. Ege Üniv. Yayınları, Ziraat Fak. Yay. No: 562.
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 Examination13030
Final Examination14545
Attending Lectures14228
Project Preparation14040
Project Presentation12525
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
Reading11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)238
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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