COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Pruning Techniques * BBP   453 7 1 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. Ali KÜDEN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.ALİ KÜDEN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
It is aimed to teach the physiological effects of the almonds on the fruit trees, to teach the importance of the pruning in the aquaculture, and to transfer the acquired knowledge to practice.
Content
Subjects such as pruning and pruning purpose in fruit trees, physiological principals of pruning, relationship between summer pruing and yield, ABA accumaliton and pruning, rootstocks, classical pruning and modern pruning systems, relevant pruning systems and pruning shape, relations of rootstocks and cutting are emphasized.

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 Organs of fruit trees and functions. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
2 Roots and body. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
3 Branches od pome fruit tree Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
4 Branches of stone fruit trees. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
5 Fruit buds of pome, stone and other fruit trees. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
6 Rootstocks used in fruit growing and their functions. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
7 Description of pruning and its purposes. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
8 Mid-Term Exam Mid-term exam.
9 Physiological principal of pruning. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
10 Pruning time: summer and winter pruning. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
11 Shapes given to fruit trees 1 Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
12 Shapes given to fruit trees 2 Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
13 New pruning techniques and alternative mehods to pruning. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
14 Relation between hormones and pruning Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
15 Application Application
16-17 Term Exams Final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
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