Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025221998Diseases and Control of Cultivated MushroomElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of the course is to teach cultivated mushroom species, cultivation tecniques, symptomatology , diagnosis, life cycle and control measures of fungal, bacterial and viral disease and abitic disorders of cultivated mushroom
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Hatice ÖZAKTAN
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding the causes, transmission ways, and their life cycles of the biotic and abiotic diseses and disorders of cultivated mushroom and their life cycles
2Preparing reports and finding recommendations on general control measures for cultivared mushroom diseases to suppress and remove from the growing houses
3General informations about the national and worldwide characteritics of mushroom growing
4Diagnosis of cultivated mushroom diseases using appropriate methods and techniques
5Understanding the species and cultivation methods of cultivated mushrooms
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
General informations about the national and worldwide characteritics of mushroom growing, Main fungal diseases of mushroom, description of disease symptoms and their life cycle, and diagnosis of their causal agents, Desciption of the symptoms of major bacterial diseses and their life cycles, and diagnosis of their causal agents, Descriptions of the symptoms of viral disease and its life cycle, and diagnosis of the causal agents, Effects of abiotic factors on mushroom, General control measures for cultivared mushroom dieases
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction of general information about the growing tecniques and species of cultivated mushroom growing
2Introduction of general information about the growing tecniques and species of cultivated mushroom growing
3Introduction of simptoms, causal agents and life cycles and diagnosis of fungal diseases of cultivated mushrooms
4Introduction of simptoms, causal agents and life cycles and diagnosis of fungal diseases of cultivated mushrooms
5Introduction of simptoms, causal agents and life cycles and diagnosis of fungal diseases of cultivated mushrooms
6Introduction of simptoms, causal agents and life cycles and diagnosis of fungal diseases of cultivated mushrooms
7Introduction of simptoms, causal agents and life cycles and diagnosis of fungal diseases of cultivated mushrooms
8Midterm exam
9Introduction of simptoms, causal agents and life cycles and diagnosis of bacterial diseases of cultivated mushrooms
10Introduction of simptoms, causal agents and life cycles and diagnosis of bacterial diseases of cultivated mushrooms
11Introduction of simptoms, causal agents and life cycles and diagnosis of viral diseases of cultivated mushrooms
12Investigation of effects of abiotic factors on mushroom
13Introduction of general control measures for cultivared mushroom dieases
14Introduction of general control measures for cultivared mushroom dieases
15Presentation of midterm project
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Bora, T.,Toros, S. ve Özaktan,H. 2004. Kültür Mantarı Hastalıkları , Zararlıları ve Savaşımı. Afa Matbaacılık, İstanbul 2.Vedder, P.J.C..1978.Modern Mushroom Growing. Nerlandsntrol of Plant Pathogens, APS
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)
Attending Lectures14228
Project Presentation122
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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