Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015702016Sprout Seed and Flowers as VegetablesElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce sprouts seed used as vegetables, teach the production and to give information about usage.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Dursun EŞİYOK, Doç. Dr. M. Kadri BOZOKALFA
Learning Outcomes
1To explain economic importance and nutrition value of sprouts seed.
2To understand the environmental consciousness
3To learn the biological properties of seeds.
4To examine climatic requirements of seeds germination
5To understand general knowledge of conservation and usage of sprouts seed.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Economic importance and the importance for human nutrition, biological properties, ecological requirements, reproduction, classification and usage of sprouts seed as vegetable.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1To introduce sprouts seed used as vegetables
2The botanical classification of sprouts seed used as vegetables
3The status of sprouts in the world and in Turkey,
4Economic importance of sprouts seed used as vegetable
5The value for human nutrition of sprouts
6The determination of sprouts seed used as vegetable
7Climatic requirements of sprouts used as vegetables
8Problems in the sprout seed cultivation
9Midterms exam
10Preparation growing media of sprouts seed
11Practices of sprouts seed growing I.
12Practices of sprouts seed growing II.
13Practices of sprouts seed growing III.
14General information on harvesting and usage of sprouts seed used as vegetables.
15Final term presentation.
16Final exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
1. The New Kitchen Garden. Penguin Group, London. 1991, A. Bicknell. 2. Fruit and Vegetables From Seed an Illustrated Dictionary Webb and Bower Ltd. London, 1987. R. Gorer. 3. Growing Edible Sprouts at Home. Cooperative Extension Publications. Nort Murray St Madison Wisconsin, 2001.H. C. Harrison. 4. The Vegetable Expert. Britanica House. Waltham Cross. Herts. England, 1990. D. G. Hessayon.
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)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Laboratory3515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11313
Reading339
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)93
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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