COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Quality Assurance Systems in Horticultural Crops BBP   345 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. Okan ÖZKAYA
Instructors
Prof.Dr.OKAN ÖZKAYA1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Determining the factors affecting the quality of the horticultural products from the production to the presentation at dinner table and ensuring their management. The formation of quality consciousness and the acquisition of the importance of risk management concept. To be able to put forward the solution proposal for the improvement and improvement of the current situation by examining agricultural practices in our country and the world
Content
Basic concepts related to quality and total quality / Technological developments related to quality control in the production and marketing of horticultural products / Food safety / Examination of existing institutions and establishments in Turkey and around the world that determine the standards that should be applied in the presentation of horticultural products to conservation and consumption / Risk analysis and critical control points (HACCP), comparison of GLOBALGAP applications and their sampling

Learning Outcomes
1) Acquire the importance of quality during and after teaching.
2) Know the factors that affect quality and this information leads to production and marketing in the light.
3) The consumer can produce alternative solutions in the light of the data.
4) Follows the packaging process of the products and can change the process conditions positively with current knowledge.
5) Food safety consciousness develops.
6) Can follow and compare good agricultural practices in Turkey and in the world.
7) Will be able to prepare reports about practices for increasing the quantity
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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
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2
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
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3
To have technical kknowledge in subjects related to horticulture
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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
8
Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture
9
Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assaying changes after post-harvest storage in horticulture
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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
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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.
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14
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Definition of quality and the goals of total quality management will be explained. Lecture Notes
2 The overall definition of the factors affecting quality in horticulture will be explained. Lecture Notes
3 Maturity in horticultural crops and the factors affecting harvest quality in parallel with those horticultural crops Lecture Notes
4 The factors affecting quality during harvest and after harvest process and the determination of harvest period Lecture Notes
5 The definition of effects on harvest method and quality. Quality loss throughout pre-selection, cultivation and packaging in packing houses Lecture Notes
6 Classification of quality assurance systems Lecture Notes
7 Classification of quality assurance systems Lecture Notes
8 Midterm Exam Exam
9 HACCP and fields of application in our country Lecture Notes
10 Risk management in quality control Lecture Notes
11 Organizations related with world standards Lecture Notes
12 Good agricultural practices and definition of GLOBALGAP Lecture Notes
13 Code of practice Lecture Notes
14 Samples of applied courses Lecture Notes
15 Samples of applied courses Lecture Notes
16-17 Final Exam Exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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