COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
General Viticulture * BBP   303 5 2 3 5

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. Semih TANGOLAR
Instructors
Prof.Dr.SERPİL TANGOLAR1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.SEMİH TANGOLAR1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teach the importance of viticulture in Turkey and in the world, taxonomy of the vine, grape areas and organs of the vine
Content
History of viticulture and geographical distribution of the vine, Grape growing countries, Grape production and trading in the world. Grape growing areas of Turkey . Taxonomy of the vine, Vitis species and their distribution areas, Commercial classification of grapes, Vine morphology and anatomy; Annual development cycle of the Vine and related events.

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
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 History of viticulture, The geographical distribution of the vine, Seasonal applications are shown in vineyard Reading of the papers about the lecture
2 Grape growing countries, Grape production and trading in the world, Seasonal applications are shown in vineyard Reading of the papers about the lecture
3 Turkey viticulture, old and new viticultural areas. Distribution of vineyards by regions of Turkey, Seasonal applications are shown in vineyard Reading of the papers about the lecture
4 Organizations in the field of viticulture. Nutritional value of grapes. Seasonal applications are shown in vineyard Reading of the papers about the lecture
5 Taxonomy of the vine, Characteristics of the genus Vitis (Euvitis and Muscadinia sub genus), Seasonal applications are shown in vineyard Reading of the papers about the lecture
6 Vitis species and their distribution areas, American, Asian and European species, Showing examples from species Reading of the papers about the lecture
7 Commercial classification of grapes, Table grapes, Showing examples from varieties Reading of the papers about the lecture
8 Mid-term exam Preparation to mid-term exam.
9 Wine, juice and raisin grapes. Showing examples from varieties Reading of the papers about the lecture
10 Vine morphology and anatomy; the root system, trunk and arms, a one-year branches, buds. Reading of the papers about the lecture
11 Summer shoots, leaves,clusters, berries and properties. Reading of the papers about the lecture
12 Annual development cycle of the Vine. Seasonal applications are shown in vineyard Reading of the papers about the lecture
13 Climatical factors affecting to the grape growing (temperature, exposure to the sun, rain, hail, humidity, wind) Reading of the papers about the lecture
14 Soil factors affecting to the grape growing (soil texture, soil depth, ground water height, Soil pH, salinity, lime,etc.) Reading of the papers about the lecture
15 Soil factors affecting to the grape growing (soil texture, soil depth, ground water height, Soil pH, salinity, lime,etc.) Reading of the papers about the lecture
16-17 Final exam Preparation to final exam.

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