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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
TBB405 Turfgrass (Lawn) Plants And Establisment 927001 4 7 4
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Structural characters of turfgrass plants, the quality criteria of turfgrass plants and stands, environment factors on turfgrass, establishment of turfgrass (soil preparation, seed mixtures and seeding) and maintenance, some recommendations for Black Sea Region.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. İlknur Ayan
Learning Outcomes
  1. Preparation of plant mixture for Turfgrass
  2. examining lawn areas in our city, determinig the problems and producing solutions
  3. examining lawn areas in our city, determinig the problems and producing solutions
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Recommended or Required Reading
Avcıoğlu, R., 1997. Grass Technology, Green Areas Cultivation, planting and care. Ege Üniversitesi Matbaası, Bornova – İzmir.
Açıkgöz, E., 1994. Fields Turf Construction and Maintenance Techniques. Uludağ Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakülteis, Bursa.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
Recognition of the turfgrass plants and turfgrass planting areas, planting and maintenance, suitable mixtures for different ecologies
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.General Morphological Features of Grass Plants
2.Plants Used in Turf Areas
3.Ecology of turfgrass and Grass plants
4.Grass Planting (pre-sowing weed control, drainage, soil preparation)
5.Grass Planting (fertilization, soil fumigation, seed, seed mixes, planting, irrigation, cutting)
6.Multiplication of grass plants (with tillers, rhizome and stolon)
7.Observation and application on Turfgrass in Samsun
8.Grass plants Quality Criteria (color, growth and development rate, growth form, and the traffic impact of crushing strength
9.Midterm Exam
10.Cover Quality Criteria of Turfgrass (uniformity, frequency, texture, smoothness, etc.).
11.Maintenance operations of lawn areas (irrigation, format, fertilization)
12.Other Maintenance Operations in Lawn Areas (air conditioning, top-capping, and sand blasting, and removal of felting)
13.Maintenance operations of lawn areas (Pest and Disease Prevention)
14.Some Suggestions for Turfgrass for our region and the other regions (seed mixture, problems encountered and solutions)
15.Some Suggestions for Turfgrass for our region and the other regions (seed mixture, problems encountered and solutions)
16.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Laboratory14114
Field Work11010
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Report21020
SUM101