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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
ZMT112 Physiology Of Field Crops 927001 1 2 5
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To teach the principals of crop physiology, relations with crop production and recent research activities, to improve students vision and comprhension and interpretation skills on crop production by physiological knowledge, to improve student skills to integrate physiological information and to benefit for decision making in agricultural issues.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist Prof. İsmail Sezer
Learning Outcomes
  1. The students can theoretically and quantitatively explain the basic rules of plant physiology.
  2. They can define the terms of plant physiology.
  3. They can explain the effect of physiological events on the plant growth in general terms.
  4. They can observe the development of physiological events in plants.
  5. They can define and interpret the effect of light and other environmental factors on physiological events
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
William, G. Hopkins, 1995.Plant Physiology, The University of Western Ontario.
Kacar, B., 1989. Bitki Fizyolojisi, Ankara Üniversitesi, Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları, No: 1153, Ankara
Vardar, Y. ve A. Güven,.1993. Bitki Fizyolojisine Giriş. Bilgehan Basınevi, Bornava-İzmir
Tosun, F. 1992. Bitki Yetiştiriciliğinin Fizyolojik Esasları. Ders Notu:5, Samsun
Avcıoğlu, R. 1995.Bitki Fizyolojisi, Ders Notu.Bornova-İzmir Akman, Y. ve C. Darıcı. 1998. Bitki Fizyolojisi (Büyüme ve Gelişme Fizyolojisi). Basım Kariyer Matbacılık Limitet Şirketi. Ankara
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Methods in Physiological İnvestigations,; Metabolic Physiology; Plant Constitution Elements; Absorption of Water Soluble Elements; Osmotic Stages in the Plant Cell; Transpration in Plants: Photoynthesis, Chemosynthesis; Respiration; Biosynthesis and Storage of Different Organic Materials; Plant Hormones
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction to plant physiology and vitality properties
2.Introduction to plant physiology and vitality properties
3.Plant cell and cellular properties
4.Osmosis and its importance in plant growth
5.The structure and function of stomata
6.Hormones and their physiology
7.Classification of enzymes and their function
9.Photosynthesis and photosynthetic reactions
10.Environmental and interior factors that affect photosynthesis
11.Metabolism of nitrous compounds
12.Intake of nutrition and its functions in plants
13.Physiological functions of DNA and RNA
14.Structure of carbohydrates and respiration
15.Mineral nutrition
16.Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020