Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125412006Nutrition of Medicinal and Aromatic PlantsElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Teaching of nutrition, growth and fertilization of medicinal and aromatic plants subjects. Learning of fundamental principles of fertilization of medicinal and aromatic plants
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Bülent YAĞMUR
Learning Outcomes
1 Quality parameters of medicinal and aromatic plants and their relationships fertilization with regard to.
2Data collection, calculation, and interpretation for preperation of fertilization program
3Learning Application forms, timing, and amount of fetilization, and gaining ability on application of fertilization t plants
4Preperation of specific fertilization program for medicinal and aromatic plant.
5Growth demands of medicinal and aromatic plants.
6Explaining effects of factors to fertilization and finding relationships among them
7Identification of symptoms on defienciency and eccess of plant nutrition elements in medicinal and aromatic plants, gaining ability on how to get precaution incase of defienciency and excess stıations
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
History of medicinal and aromatic plants. Production and consumption of medicinal and aromatic plants in our country. The place and importance of medicinal and aromatic plants in our country. Growth demands of medicinal and aromatic plants. Quality parameters of medicinal and aromatic plants and their relationships fertilization with regard to. Fertilization of anise. Fertilization of thyme. Fertilization of fennel. Fertilization of peppermint. Fertilization of cummin. Fertilization of sage tea. To benefit from medicinal and aromatic plants.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1 Introduction. Introducing litreratur on fertilization of medicinaI and aromatic plants.
2History of medicinal and aromatic plants.
3Production and consumption of medicinal and aromatic plants in our country. The place and importance of medicinal and aromatic plants in our country.
4Growth demands of medicinal and aromatic plants.
5Quality parameters of medicinal and aromatic plants and their relationships fertilization with regard to.
6Nutrition elements level in plants, eseentials elenets for plants and their uptake forms, symtoms of dtheir deficiency and exess
7Basic principle of fertilization program, timing of fertilizatin in medicinal and aromatic plants.
8Midterm examination
9Fertilization of anise.
10Fertilization of thyme.
11Fertilization of fennel.
12Fertilization of peppermint.
13Fertilization of cummin.
14Fertilization of sage tea.
15To benefit from medicinal and aromatic plants.
16 Final examination
Recommended or Required Reading
Fraser, S.A. and Whish, J.P.M. 1997. A Commercial Herb Industry for Northern NSW. A Final Report prepared for RIRDC. RIRDC Research Paper Series No 97/18. Kacar, B., Katkat, A.V., 2006. Bitki Besleme. Nobel Yayın Dağıtım. Ankara. Hälvä, S. and Craker L.E., 1997. Manual for Northern Herb Growers. Herb, Spice and Medicinal Plants Press, Amherst, MA. [This a northern USA publication.] Hornok, L., 1992. Cultivation and Processing of Medicinal Plants. John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, U.K. Whitten, G., 1997. Herbal Harvest: commercial production of quality dried herbs in Australia. AgMedia, East Melbourne. [For biodynamic and certified organic production on smaller field sizes.] Fletcher, K., 1997. Australian Herb Industry Resource Guide, Third Edition. Focus on Herbs, Launceston. Ceylan, A.,1997.Tıbbi Bitkiler -II, Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fak. Yayınları No.481, 2.Baskı Ceylan, A.,1995. Tıbbi Bitkiler I, Ege Üniversites i Ziraat Fak. Yayınları No.312 , 3.Baskı Arabacı, O. 1995. İzmir Kekiği ( Origanum onites L. )'nin Yetiştirme Tekniği ve Kalite Özellikleri Üzerinde Araştırma. E.Ü.Fen Bilimleri Enst. Bayram, E.. 1992. Türkiye Kültür Anasonları ( Pimpinella anisum L.) Üzerinde Agronomik ve Teknolojik Araştırmalar E.Ü.Fen Bilimleri Enst. Doktora Tezi. Kalafatcılar,A. 1996. Uçucu Yağ Bitkileri Ekotiplerinin Bazı Morfolojik, Anatomik ve Kalite Kriterleri Üzerinde Araştırma . E.Ü.Fen Bilimleri Enst.
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)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Seminar111
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)203
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