COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Citriculture 1 * BBP   405 7 2 3 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
To teach the economic importance, production and export possibilities in the world and Mediterranean countries of citrus fruits for the purpose of learning the citrus industry. Moreover teaching the methods and characteristics to identify citrus genus, species and varieties.
Content
The economis imprtance of citrus in the world, production and export possibilities of citrus fruits in the world and Mediterranean countries, identification of the citrus genus, species and varieties.

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 Origin, histroy and geographic distribution of citrus Reading of the papers about the lecture
2 Usage and important characteristics of citrus fruits Reading of the papers about the lecture
3 Citrus production in the world, export and economic importance Reading of the papers about the lecture
4 Turkeys citrus production and export, the place and importance among the world and Mediterranean countries Reading of the papers about the lecture
5 Citrus botanical systematics Reading of the papers about the lecture
6 Important citrus genus and their characteristics Reading of the papers about the lecture
7 Important citrus genus and their characteristics Reading of the papers about the lecture
8 Grouping the oranges and the characteristics of important varieties in each group Reading of the papers about the lecture
9 Grouping the oranges and the characteristics of important varieties in each group Reading of the papers about the lecture
10 Mid-term exam Reading of the papers about the lecture
11 Grouping the mandarins and the characteristics of important varieties in each group Reading of the papers about the lecture
12 Grouping the mandarins and the characteristics of important varieties in each group Reading of the papers about the lecture
13 Grouping the lemons and the characteristics of important varieties in each group Reading of the papers about the lecture
14 Grouping the grapefruits and the important varieties in each group. Grouping the sour orange, citron and limes and the characteristics of important varieties in each group Reading of the papers about the lecture
15 Citrus rootstocks and characteristics 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