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Course Unit Title : Agroforestry
Course Unit Code : 01ORM5180
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1. Has learned the concept and key principles of agricultural forestry
2. Has received information on agricultural forestry applications.
3. Defines and classifies examples of agricultural forestry on land.
4. Prepares projects oriented at agricultural forestry applications and performs their application.
5. Handles, plans and executes researches on agricultural forestry.
6.Follows up developments occurring in the field of agricultural forestry worldwide and acquires the skills to apply innovations in various regions and districts.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Description of agroforestry, Agroforestry production systems and production technics, Agrisilvikultural systems, Silvopostoral systems, Rural home garden, Taungya, Alley cropping, Economics analysis in agroforestry, research methods in agroforestry, using plant species in agroforestry.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : The concepts and principles of agroforestry (AF)
The complexity and diversity of AF
Improved AF technologies: tropical and temperate zones
Recent research and development initiatives
Problems and methodologies of AF research
Potentials of AF in land management and international development
Course Aims : To teach the key principles and application framework of agricultural forestry, to provide the know-how for performing applications on a national and international scale.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : * Nair, P.K.R. 1993. An Introduction to Agroforestry. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. Paperback, ISBN 0-7923-2135-9
Additional Resources : Şefik, Y., 1995. Agroforestry, KTÜ Yayın No:176, OF Yayın No:21, Trabzon.
Turna, İ., 2007. Agroforestry, KTÜ Orman Fakültesi Ders Notları Yayın No:87, Trabzon.
Nair, P.K.R et al. (eds) New Vistas in Agroforestry, Kluwer 2004.
Alavalapati and Mercer (eds), Valuing Agroforestry Systems, Kluwer, 2004
Garrett, Rieteveld, Fisher: North American Agroforestry, ASA, Madison, WI, 2000
Buck, Lassoie, Fernandes: Agroforestry in Sustainable Agri. Systems, CRC Press, 1999
Nair and Latt: Directions in Tropical Agroforestry Research, Kluwer, 1998
Young: Agroforestry for Soil Management, 2nd ed., CABI Int'l, 1997
Gordon and Newman: Agroforestry Systems in the Temperate Zone, CAB Int'l, 1997
Ong and Huxley: Tree-Crop Interactions, CAB Intl. 1996
Nair: Agroforestry Systems in the Tropics, Kluwer, Netherlands; 1989
TOLUNAY, A., 1991. Orman Köylerinde Tipik Arazi kullanımı, Orman Mühendisliği Dergisi, Kasım 1991, Yıl: 28, Sayı: 11, Ankara, Türkiye.
TOLUNAY, A., Gül, A., Bilgin, F., 1997. Agroforestry in Turkey, XI. World Forestry Congress, 12-22 October, Volume I, Antalya, Turkey.
TOLUNAY, A., 2001. Agroforestry:Temel Kavramlar ve Tanımlar, AGM Bülteni, Ocak-Şubat, Sayı: 80, Ankara, Türkiye.
TOLUNAY, A., 2001. Tarımsal Ormancılık, Orman Bakanlığı, Kozalak Gazetesi, Mart, Yıl:4, Sayı: 25, Ankara, TOLUNAY, A., KORKMAZ, M., and ALKAN H., 2007. Definition and Classification of Traditional Agroforestry Practices in the West Mediterranean Region of Turkey, International Journal of Agricultural Research, 2 (1): 22-32
Filiz, S., TOLUNAY, A. 2003. Isparta İlinde Agroforestry Uygulamaları ve Bu Uygulamalarda Kullanılabilecek Bitki Türleri, S.D.Ü. Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, Seri:A, Sayı:2, ISSN: 1302-7085, Isparta, Türkiye.
Türkiye.
TOLUNAY, A., Korkmaz, M., Alkan, H., 2005. Batı Anadolu Bölgesinin Silvopastoral Sistemeleri ve Kıl Keçisi Otlatmacılığındaki Yeri ve Önemi, I.Süt Keçiciliği Kongresi (26-27 Mayıs 2005), Ege Üniversitesi, Ziraat Fakültesi, Zootekni Bölümü, Bornova, İzmir.
TOLUNAY A, Alkan H, Korkmaz, M, Bilgin F S, 2007. Classification of Traditional Agroforestry Practices in Turkey, International Journal Natural and Engineering Sciences, 1 (3): 41-48
Tolunay, A. ve H. Aklan 2008. Intervention to the Misuse of Land by the Forest Villages: A Case Study from Turkey, Ecology, 17, 1-10 (2008).
TOLUNAY A, AKYOL A and ÖZCAN M.2008. Usage of Trees and Forest Resources at Household Level: A Case Study of Aşağı Yumrutaş Village from the West Mediterranean Region of Turkey, Research Journal of Forestry, 2-1: 1-14
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
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) :
4 14 56  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
0 0 0  
Homeworks :
5 6 30  
Presentation :
6 2 12  
Project :
6 6 36  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
4 8 32  
Visas :
1 2 2  
Finals :
1 2 2  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
170  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
5 50
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 :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 The history, definition, concepts, and principles of AF
  Study Materials: Nair, P.K.R. An Introduction to Agroforestry., (Page 1-17)
2 Examples of existing AF systems
  Study Materials: Nair, P.K.R. An Introduction to Agroforestry., (Page 21-39)
3 Classification of AF systems
  Study Materials: Nair, P.K.R. An Introduction to Agroforestry., (Page 21-39)
4 Improved AF technologies in the tropics
  Study Materials: Nair, P.K.R. An Introduction to Agroforestry., (Page 39-55)
5 Improved fallow; homegardens; alley cropping; mulching/green manuring; fodder banks
  Study Materials: Nair, P.K.R. An Introduction to Agroforestry., (Page 55-141)
6 North American and other Temperate-zone AF
  Study Materials: Nair, P.K.R. An Introduction to Agroforestry., (Page 141-161)
7 Classification traditional agroforestry practices in Turkey
  Study Materials: TOLUNAY A, Alkan H, Korkmaz M, Bilgin F S, 2007. Classification of Traditional Agroforestry Practices in Turkey, International Journal Natural and Engineering Sciences, 1 (3): 41-48
8 Plant aspects of AF, AF species; multipurpose trees, fodder-and firewood trees; N2-fixing trees; herbaceous species; plant management in AF
  Study Materials: Nair, P.K.R. An Introduction to Agroforestry., (Page 161-261)
9 Soil/Environmental aspects of AF: Nutrient cycling; biomass decomposition; soil productivity management; soil conservation; environmental amelioration
  Study Materials: Nair, P.K.R. An Introduction to Agroforestry., (Page 261-347)
10 Economic aspects: Economic and financial analysis, valuation of products and benefits
  Study Materials: Nair, P.K.R. An Introduction to Agroforestry., (Page 385-413)
11 Social aspects: Sociocultural linkages; land tenure; gender; institutional aspects of AF
  Study Materials: Nair, P.K.R. An Introduction to Agroforestry., (Page 413-429)
12 Design and evaluation of agroforestry systems
  Study Materials: Nair, P.K.R. An Introduction to Agroforestry., (Page 429-443)
13 Research methodologies and criteria; the Diagnosis and Design approach
  Study Materials: Nair, P.K.R. An Introduction to Agroforestry., (Page 347-385)
14 Analysis and interpretation of data in AF; evaluation of AF systems
  Study Materials: Şefik, Y., 1995. Agroforestry, KTÜ Yayın No:176, OF Yayın No:21, Trabzon.
Turna, İ., 2007. Agroforestry, KTÜ Orman Fakültesi Ders Notları Yayın No:87, Trabzon.