Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
BBB403 Mushroom Growing 927001 4 7 5
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The subject of this course is to give an information to students on the status and importance of mushroom cultivation in agricultural engineering and mushroom production techniques.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Aysun PEKŞEN
Learning Outcomes
  1. Mantarın morfolojik özellikleri, biyolojisini ve ekolojik isteklerini bilir.
  2. Learns mushroom cultivation systems
  3. Kompost yapımı ve kompost hazırlama yöntemlerini öğrenir.
  4. Kompost hazırlama ve mantar yetiştiriciliğindeki tüm aşamalarda uygulanması gereken kültürel işlemleri bilir.
  5. Applies air conditioning process of cultivation rooms
  6. Knows importance of hygiene for mushroom cultivation, diseases and pests of mushrooms
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Recommended or Required Reading
Günay, A., Abak, K., Koçyiğit, A.E., 1992. Mantar Yetiştirme, Cilt IV., Ankara.
Boztok, K., 1987. Mantar Üretim Tekniği, E.Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Ofset Basımevi, İzmir.
Bora, T., Toros S., Özaktan, H., 2004. Kültür Mantarı Hastalıkları, Zararlıları ve Savaşımı. Afa Matbaacılık, İstanbul.
Pekşen, A., Mantar Yetiştiriciliği Ders Notları
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
History, economical importance, nutritive value in human nutrition, classification, morphological characteristics, environmental requirements, mushroom production enterprises, cultivation systems and techniques, disease and pest control, harvesting and processing.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction mushrooms, the importance of fungi in human life Distribution of seminar topics, introduction mushroom spawn production laboratory
2.Morphologic proporties, life cycle and taxonomy of mushroom, the importance of fungi in human nutrition and health Introduction of mushroom production room
3.The history of mushroom cultivation, economic importance, mushroom production in the world and in Turkey Spawn production in laboratory
4.Mushroom cultivation systems Spawn production in laboratory
5.Mushroom growing places and modern mushroom farm Pleurotus cultivation
6.Cultivation of Button Mushroom (Agaricus bisporus), preparation of compost, material used for composting, compost formulations Preparing compost for Pleurotus mushroom cultivation
7.Composting (Phase I) Video show on mushroom cultivation
8.Pasteurization (Phase II) Cultural practies for Pleurotus mushroom cultivation
9.Mid-term exam Mid-term exam
10.Spawn production laboratory and spawn production Seminar presentation
11.Spawing, crop management after spawning Seminar presentation
12.Properties of casing, casing preparating and covering. Crop management after spawn run and during cropping. Seminar presentation
13.Harvesting (Picking), packaging, storage and preservation Seminar presentation
14.Hygiene, pests and diseases of mushroom and management Harvest and seminar presentation
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination190
Seminar110
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
Practice14228
Laboratory6212
Seminar11010
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
SUM117