COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
General Fruit Growing * BBP   202 4 2 3 6

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Ömür DÜNDAR
Instructors
Prof.Dr.ÖMÜR DÜNDAR1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.NESİBE EBRU KAFKAS1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to give information about production, areas of fruit species and varieties grown in Turkey and in the World, to explain the problems of growing areas and cultivation, harvesting and storage, to teach principles and concepts of fruit growing.
Content
This course concentrates on fruit growing, production, area, trade in Turkey and in the World, fruit bud formation, chilling requirement, pollination, fertilization, propagation of fruit trees, management of fruit orchards, cultural systems, pruning, harvesting, postharvst physiogy, quality analysis of fruits.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic engineering and agricultural engineering
X
2
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
X
3
To have technical kknowledge in subjects related to horticulture
X
4
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in horticulture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
X
5
To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals
X
6
Breeding in Horticulture, developing new cultivars and producing propagation materials of new developed varieties
X
7
Using and applying biotechnology in horticulture
X
8
Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture
X
9
Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assaying changes after post-harvest storage in horticulture
X
10
Obatining data in horticulture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying
X
11
Recognizing different roles those enchance the individual skills and undertaking role as a member of the work team and having skills in terms of team work under different conditions
X
12
Accessing to the relevant information for the purpose, analytical thinking and planning, questioning, having an exploratory and creative vision and using the obtained knowledge for the benefit of society
X
13
Transfering knowledge to filed working people with different levels, concacting, data presenting. Moreover updating theirselves in terms of science, culture, art and social areas regarding their individual interest and skills.
X
14
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 This course concentrates on fruit growing, production, area in Turkey and in the World. Reading of the papers about the lecture
2 Fruit trade in Turkey and in the World. Reading of the papers about the lecture
3 Fruit growing climate zones in Turkey and characteristics of these regions. Reading of the papers about the lecture
4 The general classification of fruit groups. Reading of the papers about the lecture
5 The general classification of fruit groups. Reading of the papers about the lecture
6 Fruit bud formation, chilling requirement, flowers opening. Reading of the papers about the lecture
7 Pollination, fertilization, drops, alternate bearing and principles of fertilization biology on set of fruit archard. Reading of the papers about the lecture
8 Propagation of fruit trees, Reading of the papers about the lecture
9 Mid-Term exam Preparation to mid-term exam
10 Rootstock nursing (growing, seedlings removal, conservation and packaging) Reading of the papers about the lecture
11 Management of fruit orchards. Reading of the papers about the lecture
12 Cultural systems in fruit orchards. Reading of the papers about the lecture
13 Fruit tree pruning Reading of the papers about the lecture
14 Harvest, postharvst physiogy, quality analysis of fruits. Reading of the papers about the lecture
15 Harvest, postharvst physiogy, quality analysis of fruits. Reading of the papers about the lecture
16-17 Final exam Preparation to final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources