Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
TBG-112ALTERNATIVE FORAGE CROPSElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
1. To increase students’ knowledge levels about alternative forage crops 2. To give experience how to important from the point of our country in terms of the spread of Alternative forage crops 3. To give experience how to important in terms of soil erosion prevention and the animal breeding of Alternative forage crops 4. To gain information be used as human food of Alternative forage crops 5. To gain information how Alternative forage crops have an important place in the ecological system 6. To create awareness to be other areas of usage as well as alternative forage crops are used as human food and the animal breeding, the prevention of soil erosion, too
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Süleyman TEMEL
Learning Outcomes
1Students gain the basic competencies related to the topic.
2Students gain the comparing skill with Legumes and grasses forage in terms of fields of use and farming, deployed, nutrient contents.
3Students critically gain the thinking ability.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The course contents is to introduce and create awareness for existing of the plant species belonging to the other families which appropriating for the aquaculture and growing in natural areas as forages except forage species (Legumes and grasses forage) that widely grown in agricultural areas. Also, it is to give the necessary information about nutrient contents, climate and soil requirements, cultivation and use in the different areas of these species
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definition and importance, problems of Alternative forage cropsDiscussion and question-answer about topics
2Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, aquaculture, management, expansion areas of the important species and stocks belonging to AMARANTHACEAE (Horozibiğigiller) familyDiscussion and question-answer about topics
3Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, aquaculture, management, expansion areas of the important species and stocks belonging to CONVOLVULACEAE (Sarmaşıkgiller) and MALVACEAE (Ebegümecigiller) familiesDiscussion and question-answer about topics
4Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, aquaculture, management, expansion areas of the important species and stocks belonging to POLYGONOCEAE (Labadagiller) familyDiscussion and question-answer about topics
5Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, aquaculture, management, expansion areas of the important species and stocks belonging to CHENOPODİACEAE (Ispanakgiller) familyDiscussion and question-answer about topics
6Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, aquaculture, management, expansion areas of the important species and stocks belonging to PLANTAGİNACEAE (Sinirotugiller) familyDiscussion and question-answer about topics
7Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, aquaculture, management, expansion areas of the important species and stocks belonging to CRUCİFERAE (Turpgiller, Hardalgiller) familyDiscussion and question-answer about topics
8Quiz
9Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, aquaculture, management, expansion areas of the important species and stocks belonging to ROSACEAE (Gülgiller) familyField Survey
10Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, aquaculture, management, expansion areas of the important species and stocks belonging to COMPOSİTAE (Bileşikgiller) familyField Survey
11Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, aquaculture, management, expansion areas of the Helianthus annuus L.-speciesField Survey
12Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, aquaculture, management, expansion areas of the important species belonging to Kochia sp-stockField Survey
13Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, aquaculture, management, expansion areas of Phacelia tanacetifolia Bentham - speciesField Survey
14Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, management, expansion areas of the important shrub species in TurkeyField Survey
15Usage area and importance, nutrient contents, management, expansion areas of the important shrub species in TurkeyField Survey
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Text Book: 1. The text books consist of the slides and text notes compiled and collected from various sources Suggested References: 1. Yembitkileri. Baklagil yem bitkileri. Cilt II. T.C. Tarım ve Köyişleri Bakanlığı Tarımsal Üretim ve Geliştirme Genel Müdürlüğü, 2009. İzmir. 2. Yembitkileri. Buğdaygil ve diğer familyalardan yem bitkileri. Cilt III. T.C. Tarım ve Köyişleri Bakanlığı Tarımsal Üretim ve Geliştirme Genel Müdürlüğü, 2009. İzmir. 3. Gökkuş, A., Koç, A. ve B. Çomaklı, 2000. Çayır - Mer’a Uygulama Kılavuzu. Atatürk Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları No : 142, 139 s., Erzurum.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14456
Practice7214
Discussion7214
Question-Answer7214
Demonstration313
Field Work7214
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Homework2816
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)181
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