COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Organic Agriculture * BBP   351 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. Nurgül Fetiye TÜREMİŞ
Instructors
Prof.Dr.NURGÜL FETİYE TÜREMİŞ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to give information about organic farming, the importance and principles of organic agriculture, organic agriculture development opportunities, nutritional values of organic and conventinal products, organic fertilizers, pests, disease and weed control, yields of organic and conventional products to give information about.
Content
Organic farming: past, present and future, environmental pollution, sources of organic fertilizer, organic plant protection methods, biological control, biotechnic control, weed and mulching, organic vegetable production, organic fruit production, organic citrus farming, etc. issues are addressed.

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 Organic farming: past, present and future of about information Reading of the papers about the lecture
2 Environmental pollution 1 (air and water pollution, and the factors that comprise it) Reading of the papers about the lecture
3 Environmental pollution 2 (agricultural pollution and pollution created by conventional farming) Reading of the papers about the lecture
4 Sources of plant nutrients in organic farming Reading of the papers about the lecture
5 Of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium are met by natural means Reading of the papers about the lecture
6 Organic fertilizers (farmyard manure, compost making) Reading of the papers about the lecture
7 Mid-Term Exam Preparation to mid-term exam
8 Mid-Term Exam Dersle ilgili bilgilerin okunması
9 Biological Control Dersle ilgili bilgilerin okunması
10 Biotechnical control Dersle ilgili bilgilerin okunması
11 Weed management Dersle ilgili bilgilerin okunması
12 Rotation Dersle ilgili bilgilerin okunması
13 Organic agriculture in green house Dersle ilgili bilgilerin okunması
14 Organic farming regulations Dersle ilgili bilgilerin okunması
15 Organic agriculture certification Dersle ilgili bilgilerin okunması
16-17 Term Exams Prepartion to final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources