Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Horticulture Plants * *OT   114 2 2 3 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. İlkay ŞEN
Öğr. Gör.AYGÜL DAYAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
The aim of this course is to introduce the biological and physiological characteristics of plants, to teach ecological conditions, to transfer the works done during reproduction and production in an integrated manner and to transfer the cultivation of the species included in the content to the students in practice.
General characteristics of the plant horticulture Ecological characteristics Processes carried out during propagation phase in fruit nursery Winter vegetable growing Production of steel from ornamental trees and trees and other plants Preparation of rooting and folding media

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in agricultural technician To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
To have technical knowledge in subjects related to horticulture
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in organic agriculture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assa
Obatining data in organic agriculture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying Recognizing different roles those enchance the individual skills and undertaking role as a member of the work team and
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
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.
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Definition and importance of garden plants Benefited from different sources
2 The importance of garden plants in the world Benefited from different sources
3 The status of garden plants in turkey Benefited from different sources
4 Classification of garden plants Benefited from different sources
5 Associations of garden plants with other branches of science Benefited from different sources
6 Propagation methods of garden plants Benefited from different sources
7 Generative replication methods Benefited from different sources
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Vegetative propagation methods Benefited from different sources
10 The importance of physiology in garden plants Benefited from different sources
11 Ecology in garden plants Benefited from different sources
12 Garden plants' contribution to the country's economy Benefited from different sources
13 Botanical classification of garden plants Benefited from different sources
14 Garden facility Benefited from different sources
15 Methods of cultural struggle Benefited from different sources
16-17 Term Exams

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