COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Citriculture 2 * BBP   402 8 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. Turgut YEŞİLOĞLU
Instructors
Prof. Dr.TURGUT YEŞİLOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
Doç. Dr.BİLGE YILMAZ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Teaching morphology, biology and physiology of citrus, new citrus varieties in the world and Turkey and ecological requirements, modern citrus growing techniques (irrigation, fertilization, frost protection methods, etc.), citrus nursery, propagation methods, mainly used citrus rootstocks, orchard establishment
Content
Morphology, biology and physiology of citrus, new citrus varieties in the world and Turkey and ecological requirements, modern citrus growing techniques (irrigation, fertilization, frost protection methods, etc.), citrus nursery, propagation methods, mainly used citrus rootstocks, orchard establishment

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 Morphology and biology of citrus Reading of the papers about the lecture
2 Physiology of citrus Reading of the papers about the lecture
3 Climate zones and conditions of the worlds citrus produced areas. Citrus species avaible for cultivation in those climate zones Reading of the papers about the lecture
4 Ecological requirements and conditions of citrus Reading of the papers about the lecture
5 Factors affect citrus fruit yield and quality Reading of the papers about the lecture
6 Citrus Propagation Methods Reading of the papers about the lecture
7 Nursery in Citrus Reading of the papers about the lecture
8 Selecting and establishing the orchard Reading of the papers about the lecture
9 Mid-term exam Reading of the papers about the lecture
10 Prunning in citrus (types of prunning, times of prunning, special requirements of prunning, mechanical prunning method( Reading of the papers about the lecture
11 Time and method of leaf sampling for the proper fertilization program. Functions of nutrient elements and deficiency symptoms in citrus Reading of the papers about the lecture
12 Irrigation in Citrus Reading of the papers about the lecture
13 Soil management in Citrus (soil agitation methods, most commonly used techniques in the world and Turkey) Reading of the papers about the lecture
14 Citrus fruit disorders Reading of the papers about the lecture
15 Freeze damage and frost protection methods in Citrus Reading of the papers about the lecture
16-17 Final exam Reading of the papers about the lecture

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources