Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015672017Production of Mushroom MyceliumElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to give information about the basic principles and techniques of mycelium (spawn) production for mushroom
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Gölgen Bahar ÖZTEKİN
Learning Outcomes
1recognize and plan mycelia production laboratory
2prepare the substrates (culture media) in spawn production
3learn the conditions of spawn production
4learn to prepare pure and sub culture
5learn spawn production techniques into practice
6understand and solve the problems during the production of spawn
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
-
Course Contents
The contents of this course include definition of life cycle of mushroom, reproductive biology, mycelium production, spawn production laboratory, used instruments and equipment, production media, methods, pure and subculture and production stages and preservation of mycelia.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The reason and importance of this course - The function of the course, rules and requirements
2Natural life and life cycle of mushrooms
3Reproduction biology of mushrooms
4What's Spawn ? , Environmental factors affecting the quantity and quality of product spawn
5Production laboratories and units
6Preparation of culture media in spawn production
7Preparation of culture media in spawn production
8Midterm Exam
9Isolation and storage of pure cultures
10Isolation and storage of pure cultures
11Isolation and storage of sub cultures
12Spawn production and preservation
13Spawn production and preservation
14Problems and solutions encountered in the production of spawn
15Spawn production studies in genetic improvement and methods
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Chang, S.T., Miles, P.G. 2004. Mushrooms: Cultivation, nutritional value, medicinal effect, and environmental impact. Second Edition, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fla. 451 s. Işık, S.E., Damgacı, E., Erkal, S., Aksu, Ş., Ergun, C., 1997. Mantar Yetiştiriciliği, Atatürk Bahçe Kültürleri Merkez Araştırma Enstitüsü. Yalova. Günay, A., 1995. Mantar Yetiştiriciliği. ISBN: 975-7923-15-X. Stamets, P. and Chilton, J.S., 1983. The Mushroom Cultivator. A practical guide to growing mushrooms at home. ISBN 978-0-9610798-0-2. Agarican Pres. Van Griensven, L.J.L.D, 1988. The Cultivation of Mushrooms, ISBN: 0 9513959 0 4. Van Griensven, L.J.L.D, 2000, Science and Cultivation of Edible Fungi, ISBN: 90 5809 143 0. Erkel., İ. 2000. Kültür Mantarı Yetiştiriciliği. Kocaoluk Yayınevi, İstanbul. Aksu, Ş., 2006. Kültür Mantarı Üretim Teknikleri, Hasad Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
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
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
-
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study000
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)42
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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3
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4
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5
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6
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LO1  35    
LO2   5    
LO3   5    
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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