COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Tropical Fruits * BBP   339 5 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
The aim of this course is to give information about types of Mango, Ananas, Papaya, Litchi, Rambutan, Guava, Cherimoya, Sapodilla, Pitaya, Longan, White Sapote, Feijoa and Carambola history and geographic distribution of the motherland, the production and export values in the world and our country, growing regions, systematics, morphology of these species, biological and physiology, important varieties, ecological requirements, rootstocks and species-specific modern growing techniques , nursery techniques in the field and the greenhouse, planning for orchard establishment and cultural practices
Content
This course concentrates on types of Mango, Ananas, Papaya, Litchi, Rambutan, Guava, Cherimoya, Sapodilla, Pitaya, Longan, White Sapote, Feijoa and Carambola history, and geographic distribution of the motherland, the production and export values in the world and our country, growing regions, systematics, morphology of these species, biological and physiology, important varieties, ecological requirements, rootstocks and species-specific modern growing techniques , nursery techniques in the field and the greenhouse, planning for orchard establishment and cultural practices

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 Nutrition values and consumption types, -Economical importance in the world and Turkey, -Production possibilities in Turkey of mango Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
2 Morphology, biology, some important varieties, ecological conditions of Mango Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
3 Rootstocks mainly used in the world and Turkey, propagation techniques, orchard establishment and plantation systems of Mango Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
4 Morphology, biology, some important varieties, ecological conditions of Pineapple Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
5 Propagation techniques, orchard establishment and plantation systems and cultural practices of Pineapple Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
6 Nutrition values and consumption types, -Economical importance in the world and Turkey, -Production possibilities in Turkey -Origin and systematic of Papaya Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
7 Morphology, biology, some important varieties, ecological conditions of Papaya Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
8 Nutrition values and consumption types, -Economical importance in the world and Turkey, -Production possibilities in Turkey -Origin and systematic - Propagation techniques, orchard establishment and plantation systems and cultural practices of Litchi Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
9 Mid-term Exam Preparation to mid-term exam
10 Nutrition values and consumption types, -Economical importance in the world and Turkey, -Production possibilities in Turkey -Origin and systematic - Propagation techniques, orchard establishment and plantation systems and cultural practices of Rambutan Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
11 Nutrition values and consumption types, -Economical importance in the world and Turkey, -Production possibilities in Turkey -Origin and systematic - Propagation techniques, orchard establishment and plantation systems and cultural practices of Guava Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
12 Nutrition values and consumption types, -Economical importance in the world and Turkey, -Production possibilities in Turkey -Origin and systematic - Propagation techniques, orchard establishment and plantation systems and cultural practices of Cherimoya Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
13 Nutrition values and consumption types, -Economical importance in the world and Turkey, -Production possibilities in Turkey -Origin and systematic - Propagation techniques, orchard establishment and plantation systems and cultural practices of Sapodilla and Pitaya Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
14 Nutrition values and consumption types, -Economical importance in the world and Turkey, -Production possibilities in Turkey -Origin and systematic - Propagation techniques, orchard establishment and plantation systems and cultural practices of Longan and White Sapote Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
15 Nutrition values and consumption types, -Economical importance in the world and Turkey, -Production possibilities in Turkey -Origin and systematic - Propagation techniques, orchard establishment and plantation systems and cultural practices of Feijoa and Carambola Reading the lecture notes for Tropical Fruits
16-17 Final Exam Preparation to final exam

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