COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Pruning Methods * BBP   386 6 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
Instructors
Prof.Dr.ALİ KÜDEN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
It is aimed to teach the physiological effects of the almonds on the fruit trees, to teach the importance of the pruning in the aquaculture, and to transfer the acquired knowledge to practice.
Content
Pruning and aims in fruit trees, physiological principles of pruning, relations between pruning and fertility, ABA accumulation and pruning relations, rootstocks and pruning, classical pruning patterns, modern pruning techniques, planting systems and appropriate pruning patterns, Suitable pruning forms are processed according to fruit species.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Has basic knowledge generally in Agricultural Sciences and specifically in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
2
Owns basic scientific information on plant nutrients and their applications which ensure healty nutritions of plants for high quality and economic plant production
3
Understands the principles of ecological farming in point of sustainable and ecological farming
4
Has the ability to identify, define, formulize and solve engineering problems. Choses and applies the appropriate analytical and modelling techniques for this purpose.
5
Assimilates the information which is used for soil conservation, protection against every kinds of misuses and pollution
6
Analyses soils, their components or their actual process and plans them to accomplish the requirements of sustainable agriculture principles under real limitations
7
Prepares nutritional programmes for regular nutrition of plants cultivated in each kinds of soil or soilless growing medium
8
Leads to the application and development of new technolgies, methods and measuring systems in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition area, under the scope of scientific, economic and rational uses of agricultural areas,
9
Gains the perfection in every kinds of soil, plant, fertilizer and water analyses and their interpretations
10
Carries the effective working ability and self-confidence for taking the responsibility in solo and team works
11
Accesses to information and searches literatures for this purpose ,uses databases and other sources
12
Has the awareness for following the developments in science and technology and renewing them continuously
13
Builds effective oral and written communication in Turkish and has enough knowledge in at least one foreign language
14
Constantly improve themselves with determining their training needs in accordance with their interests and abilities in the scientific, cultural, artistic and social fields in addition to their professional development
15
Gains consciousness for professional and ethical resposibilities
16
Has enough awareness of project management, workplace applicaitons, health of workers, and environemt and job safety
17
Be aware of the legal results of their activities
18
Achieves awareness of the universal and public results of professional solutions and applicaitons and understands the importance of entrepreneurship and modernism

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Organs of fruit trees and functions. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
2 Roots and body. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
3 Branches od pome fruit tree Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
4 Branches od stone fruit tree Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
5 Fruit buds of pome, stone and other fruit trees. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
6 Rootstocks and characteristics used in fruit growing Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
7 Aims of the prunning Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
8 Mid-Term Exam Exam
9 Physiological principles of the prunning Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
10 Pruning time; Summer, winter trim Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
11 Shapes to be given to fruit trees 1 Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
12 Shapes to be given to fruit trees 2 Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
13 New pruning techniques and alternative mehods to pruning. Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
14 Relationship between hormones and pruning Study course notes and related subjects in recomended literatur.
15 Application Application
16-17 Term Exams Final exam

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