COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Post-Harvest Physiology and Marketting of Horticultural Crops * BBP   411 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. Ömür DÜNDAR
Instructors
Prof.Dr.ÖMÜR DÜNDAR1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.OKAN ÖZKAYA1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is teaching storage, factors affecting on storage and marketting of Horticultural crops
Content
This course concentrates on harvest, metabolic processes in post-harvest, storage systems and supplies, different storage techniques and pre-cooling

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 to storage and marketting of horticultural crops, aims and aspects of storing vegetables and fruits. Reading of the papers about the lecture
2 Morphological changes during development and maturing in horticultural crops Reading of the papers about the lecture
3 Chemical changes Reading of the papers about the lecture
4 Respiration, and facts affecting respiration process Reading of the papers about the lecture
5 Fruit flesh firmness, total soluble solids, acidity Reading of the papers about the lecture
6 Factors affecting cooling process, cooling in mechanical methods Reading of the papers about the lecture
7 Modern cooling techniques Reading of the papers about the lecture
8 Mid-term examination Exam
9 Harvesting and marketting in temperate zone fruits, stone fruits, berries and citrus Reading of the papers about the lecture
10 Packaging of fruits and vegetables in modified atmospheric package Reading of the papers about the lecture
11 Storage of fruits and vegetables in modified atmospheric conditions. Reading of the papers about the lecture
12 Ethylene biosynthesis Reading of the papers about the lecture
13 Packaging materials used in fruits and vegetables Reading of the papers about the lecture
14 Advantages and disadvantages of mechanical and hand harvesting in fruits and vegetables Reading of the papers about the lecture
15 Fresh cut physiology Reading of the papers about the lecture
16-17 Final exam Exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources