Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
BBB-107ORGANİK SEBZE YETİŞTİRİCİLİĞİElective126
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Giving of basic and general information about organic farming techniques which can be applied in the especially cultivation of vegetables outside of conventional farming in recent years, is aimed.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doc. Dr. Beyhan KİBAR
Learning Outcomes
1The students learn the description, importance, objectives, general properties the basic principles of organic farming
2The students have the knowledge about the history, development and current status of organic farming practices in the world and in our country
3The students learn organic vegetable production techniques and cultivation
4The students have the knowledge about comparison of conventional and organic vegetable farming, the advantages and disadvantages of organic vegetable farming
5The students have the knowledge about the use of resistant varieties to diseases and pests in organic vegetable cultivation and marketing facilities of organic vegetable products in Turkey
6The students learn how to control and certification in organic vegetable farming
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
To give information on issues such as the description, the importance, the objectives, the general properties, the basic principles of organic farming; current status of organic farming practices in the world and in our country; organically cultivation of vegetable species; comparison of conventional and organic vegetable farming; advantages and disadvantages of organic vegetable farming; the use of resistant varieties to diseases and pests in organic vegetable farming; marketing facilities of organic vegetable products in Turkey; control and certification in organic vegetable farming; the main problems and their solutions encountered in organic vegetable farming
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Description, importance and general properties of organic farming
2The basic principles of organic farming, objectives of organic farming
3The history, development and current status of organic farming practices in the world and in our country; organic vegetable production values in the world and in Turkey
4Organic vegetable production techniques and cultivation
5Organic vegetable production techniques and cultivation
6Organic vegetable production techniques and cultivation
7Midterm exam
8Organic vegetable production techniques and cultivation
9Organic vegetable production techniques and cultivation
10Comparison of conventional and organic vegetable farming in terms of plant characteristics, input use and quality properties
11The main problems and their solutions encountered in organic vegetable cultivation; the advantages and disadvantages of organic vegetable farming
12The use of resistant varieties to diseases and pests in organic vegetable cultivation
13Marketing facilities of organic vegetable products in Turkey
14Control and certification in organic vegetable farming
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Recommended or Required Reading
1. Zengin, M., 2007. Organic Farming. Hasad Publishing, 136 p. 2. Anonymous, 2002. Principles of Organic Farming and Implementation of Organic Farming. T.C. Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Ankara. 3. Anonymous, 2003. General Principles of Organic Farming. T.C. Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Ankara. 4. Aksoy, U., Altındişli, A., 1998. Ecological (Organic, Biological) Agriculture. Publications of Association of Ecological Agriculture Organization. Bornova, İzmir. 125 p.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
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
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