COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Soilless Culture * BBP   364 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 Prof.Dr. Hayriye Yıldız DAŞGAN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.HAYRİYE YILDIZ DAŞGAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teach soilless growing
Content
To teach different soilless culture systems, soilless growing substrates, nutrient solution preparation, advantages and disadvantages of soilless culture are covered in the lecture. Also, different soilless systems with different plant species are investigated.

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 Definition and classification of hydroponic cultivation Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
2 The advantages and disadvantages of soilless growing Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
3 Open and closed (re-cycling) soilless growing systems Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
4 Organic and inorganic (inert) substrates -1 Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
5 Organic and inorganic (inert) substrates - 2 Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
6 The prenciples of the substrates cultures (bag, pot, pillow etc.) Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
7 The prenciples of the substrates cultures (column, floor etc.) Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
8 Mid Term Examination Studing of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
9 The principles of the hydroponics Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
10 Preparation of the nutrient solution and applying tot he plants -1 Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
11 Preparation of the nutrient solution and applying tot he plants - 2 Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
12 Investigation of a sample soilless growing systems I (NFT growing) Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
13 Investigation of a sample soilless growing systems II (Rockwool culture) Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
14 Investigation of a sample soilless growing systems III (Volcanic tuff growing) Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
15 Investigation of a sample soilless growing systems IV (Aeroponics growing) Reading of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects
16-17 Final Examination Studing of the the lecture notes and referans books of the related subjects

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources