COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Plant physiology * OT   102 2 2 2 2

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. Aygül DAYAN
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.AYGÜL DAYAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Identification of physiological events that occur in plants, teaching of functioning mechanisms and effective factors
Content
Topics include metabolism physiology and growth and development physiology. Metabolism Within the scope of physiology, topics such as plant-water relationships, functions of plant nutrients and their intake, photosynthesis, respiration and nitrogen metabolism will be processed. Within the scope of Growth and Development Physiology, plant growth and development, movement physiology, plant growth regulators, physiological events related to growth and development, and stress physiology will be covered.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
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
X
2
To have technical knowledge in subjects related to horticulture
X
3
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in organic agriculture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
X
4
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
X
5
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
X
6
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
X
7
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.
X
8
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Description of plant physiology, basic principles and importance in terms of agriculture Preparing a presentation
2 Plant-water relationships (water take-up mechanism, effective factors in water intake) Preparing a presentation
3 Plant-water relationships (definition and mechanism of transpiration, importance, effective factors in transpiration) Preparing a presentation
4 Definition and importance of photosynthesis, Pigments in formation of photosynthesis, Reactions in photosynthesis Preparing a presentation
5 Factors affecting photosynthesis, Sharing and transport of photosynthesis products, Synthesis of starch and sugar Preparing a presentation
6 Factors affecting photosynthesis, Sharing and transport of photosynthesis products, Synthesis of starch and sugar Preparing a presentation
7 Factors affecting photosynthesis, Sharing and transport of photosynthesis products, Synthesis of starch and sugar Preparing a presentation
8 midterm exam
9 Definition of respiration and its importance, Mechanism of respiration and affecting factors Preparing a presentation
10 Nitrogen metabolism Preparing a presentation
11 Growth and development in plants Preparing a presentation
12 Movement physiology in plants (tropism and nasties) Preparing a presentation
13 Plant growth regulators Preparing a presentation
14 Physiological events related to growth and development (germination, dormancy, photoperiodism, vernalization, flowering, fruit attitude, casting, etc.) Preparing a presentation
15 Abiotic stress factors and effects in plants Preparing a presentation
16-17 Biotic stress factors and effects in plants - final exam Preparing a presentation- questions

Recommended or Required Reading
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