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Course Unit Title : Horticulture
Course Unit Code : ZIR223
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 2.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 5,00
Name of Lecturer(s) :
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit :
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : The classification of horticultural crops, The economic importance of horticulture, the importance of horticulture in human nutrition, the biological characteristics of horticultural crops, the ecological requirements of horticultural crops, propagation and cultural practices in horticultural crops, harvesting and storage in horticulture crops, the using of plant growth regulators in horticulture crops.

Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals :
Course Aims : Able recognize the horticulture crops included fruits, vegetables, viticulture and ornamental plants species and comprehend basic information about growing horticultural crops
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Genel Bahçe Bitkileri (Prof. Dr. Sabit AĞAOĞLU, Prof. Dr. Hasan ÇELİK, Prof. Dr. Menşure ÇELİK, Prof. Dr. Yılmaz FİDAN, Prof. Dr. Yücel GÜLŞEN, Prof. Dr. Atila GÜNAY, Prof. Dr. Nilgün HALLORAN, Prof. Dr. A. İlhami KÖKSAL, Prof. Dr. Ruhsar YANMAZ)
Power Point presentations enriched with various sources
Additional Resources :
Material Sharing
Documents : The availability of book and presentation at the beginning of the period
Assignments : Giving students assignments at regular intervals to ensure to prepare the next issue
Exams : Oral examination at regular intervals to remind the students the topics
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 4 56  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 2 28  
Homeworks :
1 10 10  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
2 2 4  
Field Study :
12 2 24  
Visas :
1 10 10  
Finals :
1 20 20  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
152  
Course's ECTS Credit :
5      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 90
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
1 10
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 The classification of horticulture crops based on botanical, pomological and their ecological requirement
  Study Materials: 1-12 pages
2 The importance of horticulture based on country economy and human nourishment
  Study Materials: 13-25 pages
3 The biological characteristics of horticulture, structure of flowers, pollination and fertilization
  Study Materials: 26-64. pages
4 The ecological requirements of horticulture
  Study Materials: 65-106 pages
5 Dormancy, structure of fruit buds, fruit set and alternate-bearing
  Study Materials: 107-122 pages
6 The propagation of horticulture, generative propagation
  Study Materials: 123-143 pages
7 The propagation of horticulture, vegetative propagation methods (methods of grafting and cutting)
  Study Materials: 144-190 pages
8 Vegetative propagation methods (methods of layering and mass-micropropagation)
  Study Materials: 191-205 pages
9 Orchard establishment
  Study Materials: 206-223 pages
10 Vineyard establishment
Vegetable garden establishment
  Study Materials: 224-253 pages
11 The cultural practices in Vineyard and orchard
  Study Materials: 254-303 pages
12 The cultural practices in Vegetable gardens
  Study Materials: 304-333 pages
13 Harvest, packing and storage of horticulture crops
  Study Materials: 334-353 pages
14 The using areas of plant growth regulators in horticulture
  Study Materials: 354-366 pages