Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
General Viticulture * BBP   337 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.Dr. Serpil TANGOLAR
Prof. Dr.SEMİH TANGOLAR1. Öğretim Grup:A
To inform history of viticulture and the geographical distribution of the vine and importance of viticulture in horticulture of Turkey, to teach the morphology of the vine, and some basic subjects related to viticulture.
History of viticulture in Turkey and in the world, The geographical distribution of the vine, Turkey viticulture area and grape production by region, Nutritional value of grapes and its importance in terms of human health, Taxonomy of the grapevine, Vitis species and their distribution areas, American, Asian and European species, Commercial classification of grapes, The root and shoot system of the vines, Climate and soil factors affecting the grape growing.

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 History of viticulture The geographical distribution of the vine. Reading
2 Grape growing countries and importance of viticulture in the world. Nutritional value of grapes and its importance in terms of human health Reading
3 Turkey viticulture area and grape production by region. Old and new viticultural areas of Turkey. Reading
4 Showing the seasonal applications in vineyards Reading
5 Taxonomy of the grapevine Characteristics of the genus Vitis Reading
6 Vitis species and their distribution areas American, Asian and European species Showing examples from species Reading
7 Showing the seasonal applications in vineyards Reading
8 Mid-Term exam Preparation for the exam.
9 Commercial classification of grapes Table grape varieties, Raisin, Wine and Juice Grape Varieties Reading
10 The root and shoot system of the vines. Reading
11 Summer Shoot, leaves,clusters and berries Reading
12 Annual growth and development cycle of the vine Reading
13 Climate factors affecting the grape growing (temperature, sun, rain, hail, humidity, wind) Reading
14 Soil factors affecting the grape growing (Soil type, depth, height of the ground water, reaction, salinity, lime) Reading
15 Showing the seasonal applications in vineyards. Reading
16-17 Final exam Preparation for the final exam.

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