Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025211998Post Harvest Disease ManagementElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide to learners the general knowledge to recognize pathological and physiological agents caused decay and disorders on postharvest , their symptoms and understanding the control methods of postharvest pathogens
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pervin KINAY TEKSÜR
Learning Outcomes
1To monitore the international and domestic studies on this subject and gain the ability to interpret of them
2To gain more detail knowledge and skills on this subject on received during the course of undergraduate study
3To understand the main points of control methods with these pathogens
4To gain the definition of the postharvest diseases concepts and disease agents which cause disease on postharvest stage and their symptoms
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
General information to recognize the postharvest losses and their importance and symptoms, General principles of management of postharvest diseases Postharvest disease on fresh fruit and their management , Postharvest disease on fresh vegetables and their management, Postharvest disease on dried fruit and vegetables and their management
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General information to recognize the postharvest losses and their importance and symptoms
2Factors affecting postharvest diseases and disorders Host-pathogens interactions
3Postharvest physiological disorders
4Postharvest disease on fresh fruit
5Postharvest disease on fresh vegetables
6Postharvest disease on dried fruit and vegetables
7Midterm Exam
8Introduction to postharvest diseases management
9Preharvest treatments Cultural practices Physical treatments Chemical treatments Preharvest protective treatments
10Postharvest treatments Cultural practices Physical treatments
11Postharvest treatments Biological control
12Postharvest treatments Chemical control
13Sample packinghouse operations and teir flow chartsVisit to packinghouse
14Project presentationProject Report
15Research homework for termTerm Research Paper Evaluation
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course book: Yildiz, M., F.Yildiz, Hasat Sonrasi Hastalik Yonetimi, Yuksek Lisans Ders Notu (2002) Additional Resources: 1) Karaçalı, İ., , Bahçe Ürünlerinin Muhafazası ve Pazarlanması, Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi, No: 494 (2008) 2) Kader, A. A., 2005. Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops. ISBN: 0-931876-72-9 Cooperative Extension Univ. Of California, Division of Agri. And Natural Resources. California, USA. 3) Cemeroğlu, B., Yemenci, A. ve Özkan, M., 2001. Meyve Sebze İşleme Teknolojisi. Meyve ve Sebzelerin Bileşimi Soğukta Depolanmaları. Gıda Teknolojisi Derneği Yayınları No:24 Ankara. 4)Snowdon, A.L., A Color Atlas Postharvest Diseases & Disorders of Fruits & Vegetables Volume 1: General Introduction &Fruits. Wolfe Scientific, 302 p. (1990) 5)Snowdon, A.L., A Color Atlas Postharvest Dieseases & Introduction, Fruits & Vegetables Volume 2 :Vegetables Wolfe Scientific, 416 p. (1991) 6)Agrios, G.N. 2005. Plant Pathology (5th edition). Elsevier-Academic Press, San Diego, CA. 922 pp.
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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Quiz414
Attending Lectures14342
Project Preparation13030
Project Presentation111
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination15050
Reading10440
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)198
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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