Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Vegetable and Ornamental Crop Growing * TEP   203 3 2 3 4

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. Neslihan Yeşim YALÇIN MENDİ
Recognize the vegetable and ornamental plant species and varieties grown in the world and in Turkey; know their plant, agronomic and ecological characteristics; discuss their growing areas and production problems; understand the basic concepts and subjects about the origin centers of plants, cultivation techniques and garden establishment
Terms of vegetable and ornamental plants, their differences from other cultivated plants, the importance of vegetables for nutrition and health, the place of vegetables and ornamental plants in worlds and countrys economy, origin centers, garden establishment, propagation techniques, preparation of soil and sowing-transplanting places, pruning, fertilization, irrigation, pollination, and help to pollination subjects.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
is be able to explain and apply basic theories related to major science and engineering courses in order to form a foundation which enables him/her to understand advanced level subjects related to his/her profession
is able to describe, intorduce and evaluate crop and animal production techniques, tools and equipment used in this area and explain role, importance and development of agriculture in national and world economy
is able to describe characteristics and interrelations of all stages from production to consumption in agricultural sector; is able to describe basic concepts related to efficienct and sustianable use of resources; is able to explain and apply basic econ
is able to explain concepts, thought, theory and methods related to major economic, social, natural, cultural, institutional, organizational and legal factors affecting activities in agricultural sector and rural areas, also national and international for
is able to apply basic principles of economics to the problemes encountered in agricultural sector
is able to show and express economic and social data to be used in agricultural decision making process in tables, graphs and mathematical symbols
is able to apply ecosystem, biodiversity, sustainable resource management, rural development, planning and technology use related knowledge to crop and animal production and marketing processes
determines required data related to the analysis of problems encountered in agricultural sector, critically examines and uses those data, selects a proper frame, model and method for the analysis, and evaluates results of the analysis
uses basic information technologies in the analysis of economic and social data and uses software prepared for this purpose and interpretes results
is able to carry studies related to his/her field independently and according to the legal procedures; is able to give consultancy, supervising, and expertise services in those fields; is able to join to team works
is able to get access to actual and updated information in the field; is able to inquire knowledge obtained and use them for public benefit according to the purpose selected
is able to communicate with sepacialist and non-specialist people both in verbal and written form; is able to select most appropriate communications methods; is able to develop cooperation with stakeholders on producer and organization basis
acquires general and professional foreign language command at a sufficient level to observe professional developments and communicate with colleagues;is able to use information and communication technologies
is able to identify problems that can be encountered in agricultural sector; determines their context, evaluates effects of solutions, projects and policies applied in this context, produces solutions, projects and policy alternatives, foresees possible
is able to describe historical development of the profession, ethical principles obligatory during the performance of the profession and to be consicous of meticulous application of these principles

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Vegetable term, the difference of vegetables from other cultivated plants, classification of vegetables according to their different properties Lecture notes and referance books
2 Vegetable agriculture in the world and in Turkey and the place of vegetables in the countrys economy Lecture notes and referance books
3 The importance of vegetables in nutrition and health Lecture notes and referance books
4 The gene centers of vegetables, Vegetable regions in turkey and their characters Lecture notes and referance books
5 Factors effecting to select the place of vegetable garden Lecture notes and referance books
6 Types of manegements in vegetable gardening Establisment of vegetable gardens Lecture notes and referance books
7 Propogation techniques in vegetables, vegetable seed production, pre treatments done to seeds and seedling sector Lecture notes and referance books
8 Mid-term exam Lecture notes and referance books
9 Rotation applications in vegetable production Preparation of soil and sowing-transplanting places in vegetable gardens and sowing-transplanting Lecture notes and referance books
10 Cultural activities should be done in vegetable gardens ( pruning, irrigation, fertilization, weed control, pollination and help to pollination etc.) Lecture notes and referance books
11 The situation of ornamental plants in the world and in Turkey Lecture notes and referance books
12 Production of ornamental plants Lecture notes and referance books
13 Indoor ornamental plants Lecture notes and referance books
14 Outdoor ornamental plants Lecture notes and referance books
15 Rose production Lecture notes and referance books
16-17 Final exam Preperation for exam

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