COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Horticulture Plants * TYP   216 4 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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. Bilge YILMAZ
Instructors
Prof.Dr.TURGUT YEŞİLOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
Doç.Dr.BİLGE YILMAZ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To describe horticltural crops, basic principals, propagation methods, cultivation, harvest and storage
Content
This lecture concentrates on the definition and classification on horticultural plants, economical importance, biological characteristics, physiology, propagation methods, establisment of orchards, greenhouses and vineyards. Moreover, storage and marketting of horticultural products and plant growth regulators related to horticulture

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Makes aplication of engineering design of irrigation systems and conducts tests about the materıals used ın these systems and preapares reports
2
Developes and implements strategies for wastewater, drainage water, runoff water such as treated waste water re-use of non-conventional water without adversely affecting the environment, makes laboratory analysis about saline alkali soils and water suita
X
3
Prepares project about soil and water structures, animal houses, storage structures and crop production structures. Analyzes in terms of static and strength. Determines the properties of materials used in construction and makes the relevant tests.
X
4
Designs crop production systems, controls environmental domestic conditions and operates, makes the selection of materials to be used, tests and prepares a report.
X
5
Designs and projects small dams, ponds. Prepares and implements flood action plans within the scope of integrated watershed management.
X
6
Developes and implement s strategies of sustainable water management for the purposes of protecting water resources and agricultural production.
X
7
Developes and implements irrigation programmes using the soil-plant-water relations and soil engineering properties
X
8
Prepares land consolidation projects and applies. Provides farm developing systems. Prepares and implements rural development projects.
X
9
Exposes the problems about soil and water conservation (erosion) and water harvesting, prepares and implements the project.
X
10
Etudes drainage of agricultural lands, plans drainage systems,prepares projects and makes aplications, selects materials to be used, tests and prepares a report
11
Plans activities related to operation, maintenance and repairs irrigation network,developes project formulations in monitoring and evaluations, operates the irrigation networks.
X
12
Works independently and takes responsibility
X
13
Has the ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental researches,and acquires the skill of analyzing and interpreting the complex issiues occured during this process .
X
14
Creates effective solutions for sustainable agricultural production
X
15
Accesses to the resources in the field, uses of these resources and continuous self-improvement
X
16
Developes projects to protect natural resources like water,and offers the benefit to society, using the information of basic engineering, basic agricultural engineering and agricultural structures and irrigation engineering .
X
17
Has the ability to analyze problems ,make decisions and solve about professional subjects

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Description and classification (fruit and vegetable species) of horticulture Reading of the papers about the lecture
2 Economic importance of horticultural crops in the world and Turkey Reading of the papers about the lecture
3 Biology of horticultural crops Reading of the papers about the lecture
4 Ecological (climate and soil) requirements of horticultural crops Reading of the papers about the lecture
5 Climate requirements of fruit and vegetable species Reading of the papers about the lecture
6 Soil requirements of fruit and vegetable species (soil types, soil depth, salinity, etc) Reading of the papers about the lecture
7 Physiology of horticultural crops Reading of the papers about the lecture
8 Propagation of horticultural crops Reading of the papers about the lecture
9 Mid-term examination Preparation to mid-term exam
10 Establishing and managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards Reading of the papers about the lecture
11 Cultivation practices in orchards and vineyards Reading of the papers about the lecture
12 Cultivation practices in vegetables Reading of the papers about the lecture
13 Storage and marketting of horticultural crops Reading of the papers about the lecture
14 Possible usage of plant growth regulators in horticulture Reading of the papers about the lecture
15 Possible usage of plant growth regulators in horticulture Reading of the papers about the lecture
16-17 Final examination Preparation to final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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