COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Stone Fruits * BBP   452 8 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. Ayzin KÜDEN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.AYZİN KÜDEN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to introduce the hard-seeded fruit species such as peach, nectarine, apricot, cherry, cherry and plum grown in Turkey and in the World in general and to give basic information about the students about the cultivation of the current variety, rootstocks and hard seed fruits.
Content
Cultural practices such as the necessity of breeding of peach, nectarine, apricot, cherry, sour cherry and plum species, nutrition and economical importance, planting, irrigation, fertilization and pruning are explained. Varieties and varietal characteristics of these species are evaluated and the factors affecting yield and quality and the regulation of these factors are explained. In addition, methods of combating these species and their varieties against reproductive biology, disease and harmfulness are also studied.

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 Introduction of stone fruits, systematic of peach, peach growing in Turkey and in the world Study related subjects of course paper.
2 Peach and nectarine growing, breeding purposes, varieties and fertilization biology, climate and soil requirements Study related subjects of course paper.
3 Cultural treatments, propagation and rootstocks in peaches, orchard management, maintenance, fruit harvest and storage Study related subjects of course paper.
4 Orchard Training Study related subjects of course paper.
5 Systematic of apricot, apricot growing in Turkey and in the world, economical importance Study related subjects of course paper.
6 Apricot growing, breeding purposes, varieties and fertilization biology, climate and soil requirements Study related subjects of course paper.
7 Cultural treatments, propagation and rootstocks in apricots, orchard management, maintenance, fruit harvest and storage Study related subjects of course paper.
8 SEMESTER EXAM Study related subjects of course paper.
9 Systematic of cherry and sour cherry, cherry growing in Turkey and in the world, economical importance Study related subjects of course paper.
10 Cherry growing, breeding purposes, varieties and fertilization biology, climate and soil requirements Study related subjects of course paper.
11 Cultural treatments, propagation and rootstocks in cherries, orchard management, maintenance, fruit harvest and storage Study related subjects of course paper.
12 Orchard Training Study related subjects of course paper.
13 Systematic of plum, plum growing in Turkey and in the world, economical importance. Study related subjects of course paper.
14 Plum growing, breeding purposes, varieties and fertilization biology, climate and soil requirements. Study related subjects of course paper.
15 Cultural treatments, propagation and rootstocks in cherries, orchard management, maintenance, fruit harvest and storage Study related subjects of course paper.
16-17 Final Exam Study related subjects of course paper.

Recommended or Required Reading
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