COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Mushroom Growing OT   218 4 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
Teach mushroom species cultured and collected fom nature, their production quantities, growing conditions, methods, problems during production, all of the production steps from composting.
Content
Isolation of spores from mushroom, obtaining of mycellium from spores, composting, sowing mycellium to compost, eceological conditions for mushroom production, cultural practices, harvesting, mushroom disease and pest, history of mushroom production, different production methods and mushroom biology.

Learning Outcomes
1) Students know basic concepts about mushroom production
2) Students learn mushroom production techniques
3) Students can establish mushroom and compost production facility
4) Students learn harvesting, packing and conservation of mushroom
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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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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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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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Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Course description and contents The history of mushroom production of Turkey and the world The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
2 Definition, classification, economic importance and nutrient value of mushroom. The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
3 Biology and rehabilitation of Agaricus bisporus The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
4 ecological requirements of Agaricus bisporus The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
5 Mushroom production sites and systems The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
6 Modern mushroom businesses The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
Question-Answer
7 Preparation of compost prescriptions and composting The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
8 Mid-Term Exam To get ready by studying the lesson notes and presents treated until mid term Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
9 Preparation of compost prescriptions and composting The relevant subjects in lesson note Question-Answer
Discussion
Testing
10 Composted micelle planting methods The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
11 Features of cover soil, preparation and spread The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
Discussion
12 Maintenance procedures applied during the breeding season The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
13 Harvesting, storage and packaging The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
14 Fungal diseases and pests The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
15 Pleurotus spp. breeding The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
16-17 Term Exams To get ready by studying the lesson notes and presents treated until the end of season Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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