COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Vegetable Seed Growing * BBP   301 5 2 2 3

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. Nebahat SARI
Instructors
Prof.Dr.NEBAHAT SARI1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Understand the basic terms and subjects on the general situation of vegetable seed industry in the world and in Turkey, new developments in seed industry, seed types, tohum biology, seed processing and technology, quality in vegetable seeds, seed control and certification and vegetable cultivation for seed production.
Content
The place of vegetable seed in Turkey and in the world, description of seed, seed production and the importance of its quality, the structure of seed, hybrid seeds, calculating the seed amount that will be sown, seed physiology, dormancy, vernalization, germination and vigor tests, induction of germination and inductors, seed control and certification, seed storage, the effect of environment on seed production, seed taking techniques, seed yield and the cultivation of vegetables for seed production

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic engineering and agricultural engineering
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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 Sebze tohumculuğunun Türkiyede geçirdiği aşamalar ve güncel durumu Lecture notes and reference books
2 Seed and seed term Lecture notes and reference books
3 Seed types Lecture notes and reference books
4 Open pollinated vegetable seeds Lecture notes and reference books
5 Hybrid vegetable seeds Lecture notes and reference books
6 Seed physiology Lecture notes and reference books
7 Seed germination and vigor tests Lecture notes and reference books
8 Mid-term examination Lecture notes and reference books
9 Seed production and producers Lecture notes and reference books
10 Field controls in vegetable seed productions I Lecture notes and reference books
11 Field controls in vegetable seed productions II Lecture notes and reference books
12 Laboratory controls in vegetable seed productions I Lecture notes and reference books
13 Laboratory controls in vegetable seed productions II Lecture notes and reference books
14 Variety registration, application for production permission and standart seed registration Lecture notes and reference books
15 Vegetable seed processing, packeging and storage Lecture notes and reference books
16-17 Final examination Lecture notes and reference books

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