COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Mushroom Growing * BBP   350 6 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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hatıra TAŞKIN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.SAADET BÜYÜKALACA1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Teach mushroom species cultured and collected fom nature, their production quantities, growing conditions, methods, problems during production, all of the production steps from composting.
Content
Isolation of spores from mushroom, obtaining of mycellium from spores, composting, sowing mycellium to compost, eceological conditions for mushroom production, cultural practices, harvesting, mushroom disease and pest, history of mushroom production, different production methods and mushroom biology.

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 Course description and contents The history of mushroom production of Turkey and the world Preparation from recommended readings and the lecture notes
2 Definition, classification, economic importance and nutrient value of mushroom. Preparation from recommended readings and the lecture notes
3 Biology and reproduction of Agaricus bisporus Preparation from recommended readings and the lecture notes
4 Ecological requirements of Agaricus bisporus Preparation from recommended readings and the lecture notes
5 Mushroom production systems Preparation from recommended readings and the lecture notes
6 Modern mushroom production plants Preparation from recommended readings and the lecture notes
7 Preparation of compost materials and composting Preparation from recommended readings and the lecture notes
8 Written exam Preparation to mid-term exam
9 Mycellium production Straight narrative technique, powerpoint presentation, discussion and mushroom growing room application
10 Mycellium sowing methods to compost Straight narrative technique, powerpoint presentation, discussion and mushroom growing room application
11 Features, preparation and laying of casing in Agaricus bisoporus production Straight narrative technique, powerpoint presentation, discussion and mushroom growing room application
12 Cultural practices applied during mushroom production Straight narrative technique, powerpoint presentation, discussion and mushroom growing room application
13 Harvesting, conservation and packing Straight narrative technique, powerpoint presentation, discussion and mushroom growing room application
14 Mushroom diseases and pest Straight narrative technique, powerpoint presentation, discussion and mushroom growing room application
15 Pleurotus spp. cultivation Straight narrative technique, powerpoint presentation, discussion and mushroom growing room application
16-17 Written exam Preparation to mid-term exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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