COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Organic Field Crop Cultivation OT   207 3 2 2 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. Burcu ÖZBEK
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.BURCU ÖZBEK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Teaching the methods of growing organic field crops in organic farming production system
Content
All plants which make up field crops and have high economic value will be handled separately according to usage areas, morphological characteristics, adaptation desires and breeding techniques will be explained.

Learning Outcomes
1) You know the field plants and graze.
2) Field plants recognize production systems.
3) Produce solutions to production problems that may arise in production
4) It may suggest plant species or varieties for different ecological conditions.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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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
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To have technical knowledge in subjects related to horticulture
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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8
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to organic farming Read the source Lecture
2 Economic importance of organic farming Read the source Lecture
3 The principles of organic farming Read the source Lecture
4 Control and certification in organic farming Read the source Lecture
5 Basis for starting organic farming Read the source Lecture
6 Organic production systems Read the source Lecture
7 Field crops production systems and crop rotation Read the source
8 Principles of organic grain production Read the source Lecture
9 mid-term exam Read the source Testing
10 Production of organic tuberous field crops Read the source Lecture
11 Production of organic oil plants Read the source Lecture
12 Organic legume production Read the source Lecture
13 Production of organic feed plants Read the source Lecture
14 Production of organic fiber plants Read the source Lecture
15 Organic medical and aromatic plant production Read the source Lecture
16-17 final exam Read the source Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
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