Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
OTİB-100OrganIc FarmIng In FIeld CropsElective126
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of the this course to gain the student basic informations about protection of natural resources and environmental, good agricultural practices, in the world and in Turkey organic farming situation, the importance of organic farming in field crops, differences between the conventional and organic farming system, economic and proper use of the production inputs, methods used in organic production, organic product legislation and organic products to market.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr.Özcan ÇAĞLAR
Learning Outcomes
1Explain the cultivation methods of field crops under organic farming systems
2Explain the cultivation methods of field crops under organic farming systems
3Gains the skill of cultivation according to the principles of organic agriculture.
4Gains the skill of cultivation according to the principles of organic agriculture.
5Can take part in applied studies at the level of expertise in organic agriculture
6Can take part in applied studies at the level of expertise in organic agriculture
7Can knowledge, skills and experiences about organic agriculture can spread to the target mass
8Can knowledge, skills and experiences about organic agriculture can spread to the target mass
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
1, Describe the concepts of organic farming, good agricultural practices, sustainable and ecological agriculture. 2. Explain the differences between organic and conventional agriculture in practice. 3. To be informed about the proper use of natural resources. 4. To apply organic farming methods in field crop cultivation. 5, Learns and applies the proper use of agricultural inputs.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definition of organic agriculture, history, purpose, ımportance of organic farming, the status of organic farming and the cultivation of field crops in the World and in Turkey
2The regulation of organic farming evaluated in terms of field crops
3 The explaining of sustainable agriculture and ecological farming practices. Conventional farming to organic farming differences and similarities
4The importance of tillage in organic farming, input use
5Cultivation techniques in the organic farming of field crops organic farming system, the importance of irrigation in the production of field crops and are to be considered
6Production materials (seed, seedling, sapling, and breeders) in the organic farming.Crop rotation practices in organic farming,transition to organic farming practices
7Organic agriculture committee and this committee structure. Organic farming legislation
8MID-TERM EXAMINATION
9Weed control methods of field crops according to organic farming systems and subjects to be considered in the application
10The struggle methods to against diseases and pests in organic agriculture
11Processing of organic products, packaging, logos and certification requirement
12Issues to be considered in storage, marketing and transportation of organic products in field crops
13Examination of production examples according to organic farming system of the field crops
14General evaluation of organic cereal, forage crops, starch-sugar plants, fiber plants, pleasure and spice plants and medicinal and aromatic plant production techniques..
15FINAL EXAMINATION
Recommended or Required Reading
Ders kitapları: 1. Er, C., Başalma, D.2008. Organik Tarımdaki Gelişmeler. 2. Zengin M. 2007, Organik Tarım, Hasat Yayıncılık Ltd. Şti., İstanbul 3.Rehber, E. 2011. Organik Tarım Ekonomisi. Ekin Yayınevi. 4-Ekolojik Tarım (Ekolojik Tarım Eğitimi Ders Notları) ETO Tarım ve Köyişleri Bakanlığı. 1999. 5-Organic Farming Diamond Farm Enterprises New Yrk, USA Lampkin, N., 1990. 6.Çakmakçı, R. Ve Ü. Erdoğan 2005. Organik Tarım. Atatürk Üniv. Ispir Hazma Polat Myo Yayınları. Erzurum 2339s., 7.Selaattin, K. 2005. Organik Tarım Sistemleri Ve Çevre, Turhan Kitabevi 350 S. Ankara Diger Kaynak(lar) 1..Kodaş,R.,Er, C.,2012.Tahıllarda Organik Yetiştiricilik. Uludağ Üniversitesi . Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi, 26 (1) 103-116. 2.Sirat,A.,2016. Organik Tahıl Tarımı. Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi Tarım Bilimleri Dergisi.26(3): 455-474. 3.Yolcu,H.,2008. Organik Yem Bitkileri Yetiştiriciliği . Atatürk Üniv. Ziraat Fak. Derg., 39 (1), 145-150. 4. Kumlay,A.M.,Dizikısa,T.,Eryiğit,T.,Sancaktaroğlu,S.,2011. Organik Patates Yetiştiricilği.Türkiye IX.Tarla Bitkileri Kongresi ,Endüstri Bitkileri ve Biyoteknoloji,Cilt II,s.1089-1083, 12-15 Eylül 2011,Bursa.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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 Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination224
Attending Lectures14342
Question-Answer14114
Field Trip122
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Homework Problems2510
Individual Study for Mid term Examination6212
Individual Study for Final Examination6424
Performance14228
Homework2510
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)175
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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