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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
BBB309 Organic Agriculture in Horticultural Crops 927001 3 5 4
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to gain basic knowledge about description of the organic horticultural production, the importance of organic horticultural products, all procedures required to start organic horticulture, and organic fruits, vegetables, orchards and ornamental plants growing techniques, harvesting, post-harvest and marketing techniques in the fields to provide information.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Sezgin UZUN, Prof. Dr. Neriman BEYHAN
Learning Outcomes
  1. Organik tarım felsefesi, genel ilkeleri ve gelişim sürecini tanımlar.
  2. Organik meyve, sebze, bağ ve süs bitkileri yetiştirme tekniklerini uygular.
  3. Kompostlama, malçlama, organik gübreleme ve bitki korumayı uygular.
  4. Organik bahçe tarımı ve organik ürünlerin önemini ortaya koyar.
  5. Organik bahçe tarımının hasat ve hasat sonrası tekniklerini uygular.
  6. Organik bahçe tarımında karşılaştığı sorunları çözer.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Recommended or Required Reading
1) Uzun, S., 2010. Organik Tarım Ders Notları.2) Eliot, C., 2003. The new Organic Grower. Textbook.3) Karl, S., 2002. Successfull Small-Scale Farming: An Organic Approach. Textbook.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
General concepts and description of organic horticultural production, the importance of organically grown horticultural crops, organic agriculture development process in the world and in our country, all procedures required to start organic horticulture and organic agriculture certification system, growing techniques of organic fruits, vegetables, vineyards and ornamental plants, processes of harvest and post-harvest and marketing.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction and general concepts and description of organic horticultural production.
2.The objectives and principles of organic horticultural production. The importance of organically grown horticultural crops.
3.Organic agriculture development process in the world and in our country.
4.All procedures required to start organic horticulture and organic agriculture certification system.
5.Nutritional values of organic horticultural crops.
6.Growing techniques of organic fruit production.
7.Growing techniques of vegetable production.
8.Growing techniques of organic vineyard and ornamental plant production.
9.Site selection, soil preparation and crop rotation.
10.Mid exam
11.Organic mulching and materials to be used as mulch.
12.Preparation and use of compost.
13.Organic pest management.
14.Harvest, postharvest treatments and marketing of the organic horticultural crops.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination140
SUM40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination00
SUM0
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 Lectures13452
Practice9218
Laboratory428
Individual Study for Mid term Examination4312
Individual Study for Final Examination5315
SUM109