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Course Unit Title : Industrial Plantations
Course Unit Code : 01ORM5202
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. understanding of industrial plantation concepts
2. understanding of its importance in forestry
3. knowledge of suitable species
4. understanding of site requirement of the industrial species
5. understanding of plantation establishment and tending requirements
6. understanding of relationship among species, cultural treatments and yield
7. basic knowledge about the economics of plantations
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Main concepts, importance of industrial plantations in forestry, suitable species, establishment, tending and economics of industrial plantations
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : 1. to emphasize the importance of industrial plantations in forestry
2. to introduce suitable species and application methods
Course Aims : To teach about industrial plantations of Turkey and the world
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Birler 2009. Endüstriyel orman ağaçlandırmaları. Düzce Üniv. Yayın No: 4.
Additional Resources : 1. West, 2006. Growing Plantation Forests. Springer
2. Bowen ve Nambiar, 1985. Nutrition of Plantation Forests, Academic press
3. Birler 1995. Ormanların korunması için endüstriyel plantasyonların önemi. TEMA vakfı yayınları, No: 8.
4. Saatçioğlu F. 1970. Suni Orman Gençleştirmesi Ve Ağaçlandırma Tekniği. Üçüncü baskı, İÜ Orman Fakültesi Yayın No: 152.
5. Ürgenç S.İ. 1998. Ağaçlandırma tekniği. İÜ Orman Fakültesi Yayın No: 441
6. Ürgenç ve Çepel 2001. Ağaçlandırmalar için tür seçimi, tohum ekimi ve fidan dikiminin pratik esasları. Tema vakfı yayınları
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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) :
14 4 56  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
1 40 40  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 10 10  
Finals :
1 20 20  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
168  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 100
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
0 0
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 Main concepts
 
2 Significance of industrial plantations in forestry
 
3 Ecophysiological principles of plant growth
 
4 Suitable local and exotic species
 
5 Species and site selection
 
6 Plantation establishment
 
7 Cultural practices ? density, thinning, pruning etc.
 
8 Nutrient management in plantations
 
9 Tree improvement
 
10 Protection against biotic and abiotic hazards
 
11 Growth-wood quality relationships
 
12 Species- tending? yield relationships
 
13 Economics of industrial plantations
 
14 General review