Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015572016Exotic Vegetable Species and GrowingElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Exotic vegetables are cultivated in many countries, but examined species are not well recognized and not cultivated in Turkey. It is important to introducing exotic vegetables which is could be an alternative to traditional cultivated vegetables. In this context, present course will be given information on introducing exotic vegetables, their growing seasons and usage.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Dursun EŞİYOK
Learning Outcomes
1Economic importance and nutrition value of exotic vegetables for human nutrition
2To understand the environmental consciousness
3To learn the biological properties of exotic vegetables
4To examine ecological requirements of exotic vegetables
5To understand general knowledge of conservation usage and production of exotic vegetables
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Economic importance of exotic vegetables The importance for a human nutrition, Agronomic properties, Ecological requirements, Reproduction, classification and usage of exotic vegetables
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction exotic vegetables.Collecting and searching learnig material
2The status, economic importance and value for a human nutrition of exotic vegetables in the world and in Turkey.Preparation from course book
3The botanical and growing properties of fruity vegetables Preparation from course book
4The botanical and growing properties of root vegetables Preparation from course book
5The botanical and growing properties of leafy vegetables Preparation from course book
6The botanical and growing properties of leafy vegetables Preparation from course book
7The botanical and growing properties of leafy vegetables Preparation from course book
8The botanical and growing properties of leafy vegetables Preparation from course book
9Mid term examPreparation from course book
10The botanical and growing properties of flower bud and stem shoot vegetables Preparation from course book
11The botanical and growing properties of bulb and stem shoot vegetables Preparation from course book
12The botanical and growing properties of seed vegetables Preparation from course book
13The botanical and growing properties of sprouts seed.Preparation from course book
14Comparation of exotic vegetables with traditional vegetablesPreparation from course book
15Final term presentation.Presantation of term project
16Final exam.Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Wild Flowers of Britain and northwest Europe, 1995. ( Christopher Grey – Wilson) 2. Hessayon, D. G, 1990. The Vegetables Expert, Britannica House, England. 127 p. 3. Bicknell, A., 1991. The New Kitchen Garden, Penguen Books, England. 176 p. 4. Eiyok, D., M.K. Bozokalfa, T. Aşcıoğul, 2013. Egzotik Sezze Türleri ve Yetiştiriciliği.
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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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11010
Final Examination11515
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study32060
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
Reading10660
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)242
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