Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
BBB-105SPECIES OF EXOTIC FRUITSElective126
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the lecture is the definition of exotic fruits, which the species occurs, cultivation history of these species, propagation and production, morphological and pomological characteristics, ecological requirements, reproduction, cultivars of species, importance of these cultivars in terms of human nourishment and health, cultural practices applied to the cultivation of the species, planning of adaptation to the ecological conditions of Turkey and the discovery of the applicability.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doc. Dr. Mustafa Kenan Geçer
Learning Outcomes
1Recognition and production of exotic fruit species
2The economic contribution of exotic fruit production and health benefits
3Determination of the applicability of biotechnology and breeding efforts of exotic fruits
4Exotic fruits’ botany, ecology, and chemical components are learned.
5Processing technology needed supply of raw materials and standardization of the quality characteristics is provided.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Recognition of species of exotic fruits, learned to characteristics of morphologically, pomological, physiological and ecological, matters of human nourishment and health, production in Turkey and primary countries, evaluation types, consumption, and economical gain the ability to skill of exposition.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Exotic fruit species, origins and expansion areas in the world
2Morphological and physiological properties of the exotic fruits
3Biological principles of reproduction and replication methods exotic fruits
4Fruit production plan and the realization of plant
5Cultural practices applied to the production of exotic fruits
6Evaluation of homework and discussion
7Exotic fruits economy: Turkey and the world of production, consumption and trade
8Midterm exam
9Exotic fruits evaluation in term of nutrition and human health
10Determination of the applicability and research of the principles of scientific and technology
11Evaluation of homework and discussion
12Adaptation studies and biotechnology application models
13Evaluation of homework and discussion
14Exotic fruit consumption patterns and use in the food industry
15Evaluation of homework and discussion
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Van Aken, N., Harrisson, J.,1995. The Great Exotic Fruit Book: A Handbook with Recipes. Ten Speed Press, 160 pgs. 2. Bacon, J., 2012. Exotic Fruit And Vegetables A-Z. Publisher: Lightning Source UK Ltd, 248 pgs.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Homework11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)188
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
PO
9
PO
10
LO1          
LO2          
LO3          
LO4          
LO5          
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
Iğdır University, Iğdır / TURKEY • Tel (pbx): +90 476 226 13 14 • e-mail: info@igdir.edu.tr