Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102096261998Artificial Grassland TechniquesElective128
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To get information about the importance and benefits of artificial Pastures-Meadows. To learn the establishment techniques of artificial Pastures-Meadows. Preparation of mixtures for use according to ecological principles, to learn the maintenance and utilization of artificial Pastures-Meadows.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Hakan GEREN
Learning Outcomes
1To determine the rules that are applied in artificial meadows.
2To determine the artificial Pasture-Meadow mixtures in accordance with ecological principles.
3To learn the utilizing artificial pastures.
4The concept of artificial Pasture-Meadow and to learn the benefits.
5To learn the maintenance procedures at artificial Pasture-Meadow.
6To determine the applicable procedures of establishing artificial Pasture-Meadow lands.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The importance and concept of artificial Pasture-Meadow. To presentation of plants that are used in a mixture. To selection-sowing-maintenance of artificial Pastures-Meadows. Utilizing from artificial Pastures (Cutting-Drying).
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The benefit and concept of artificial Pasture-Meadow.Tanışma
2Some forage crops are benefit for establishing the artificial Pasture-Meadow: - Legume forage cropsİnternet tarama
3- Gramine forage crops - Other family forage cropsİnternet tarama
4Applied procedures of establishing artificial Pasture-Meadow lands: - Degradation of natural vegetation - Pioneer crop growingDönem projesi
5The selection of forage crop: - Criteria in selection of mixtures. - Preparing of mixtures.Grup çalışması
6Sowing procedures in artificial Pastures-Meadows.Grup çalışması
7Maintenance procedures in artificial Pastures-Meadows: - Irrigation - FertilizationGrup çalışması
8Weed, disease and pest control Kaynak tarama
9Midterm
10The basis of the utilizing artificial pastures: -The technical basis of the cutting a- Cutting time b- Cutting frequency c- Cutting height Grup çalışması
11The technical basis of hay drying a- Drying methodsGrup çalışması
12b- Dry hay storing c- Drying losesİnternet tarama
13The basis of the utilizing artificial meadows: - To adapt the grazing season - Grazing with suitable animal speciesGrup çalışması
14- To adapt the grazing capacityProje sunumu
15- Uniform grazingProje sunumu
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
1-Avcıoğlu,R.,1988:Çayır-Mer’aların Islahı ve Yapay Çayır Mer’a Kurma Tekniği.EÜZF. Yay. No: 479, 156 sy. Bornova/İZMİR 2- Bakır, Ö.,1985: Çayır-Mer’a Islahı (Prensipler ve Uygulamalar). Ank.Ün. Zir.Fak. Yay. No. 947, 229 sy., ANKARA 3- Altın, M., Gökkuş, A., Koç, A., 2005: Çayır Mer’a Islahı. T.C. Tr. ve Köy İşleri Bak. ÇM-YB ve Havza Geliştirme Daire Bşk. ANKARA, 468 sy 4- Gençkan, M.S.,1985:Çayır-Mera Kültürü-Amenajmanı-Islahı..Ege Ün. Zir.Fak. Yay. No. 483,655 sy., Bornova / İZMİR
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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 Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Practice14114
Team/Group Work6318
Field Work10220
Project Preparation11515
Project Presentation133
Self Study5840
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading8648
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)231
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