Information Package / Course Catalogue
Cotton Production
Course Code: TTİ229
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

Cotton Species and their properties

Course Content

Developments in Cotton Production in Turkey, consumption of cotton and textile industry developments, Cotton Production Cost and Revenue producer in Turkey Experienced in Developments, Turkey Cotton prices by the World Cotton Price Development, Organic Advantages and disadvantages of cotton production and conventional cotton cultivation, Organic Agricultural legislation, conventional agricultural systems in cotton, good agricultural practices and Sustainability, colored cotton and self-dyed fibers will be covered.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1. Knows the history of cotton genotypes.
2. Learn Cotton Types and Properties.
3. Learns seed and field preparation.
4. Learns the development process and care of cotton.
5. Learns cotton harvesting and storage.
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Tugay, M. E. 1998. Field Crops. Gaziosmanpasa Univ. Faculty of Agriculture Publications Tokat
2. Kırtok, Y., 1993. General Field Crops, Çukurova University. Faculty of Agriculture Course Book, Adana
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
History of Cotton Production Today
Week 2 - Theoretical
Cotton Agriculture and Production Turkey proposed Genotypes
Week 3 - Theoretical
Organic Cotton Production potential in Turkey and the World
Week 4 - Theoretical
Seed and field preparation
Week 5 - Theoretical
Plant Growth and Development
Week 6 - Theoretical
Plant Frequency, Dilution
Week 7 - Theoretical
Dominant weed control and anchor in cotton cultivation
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Fertilization and Irrigation
Week 10 - Theoretical
Flaking and Drying Methods
Week 11 - Theoretical
Cotton Harvesting by Hand (Worker)
Week 12 - Theoretical
Cotton Harvesting Machine, Cotton Harvesting Machines
Week 13 - Theoretical
Harvest Losses, Moisture of Mass Cotton and Balance Formation
Week 14 - Theoretical
Cotton Storage Conditions
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Assignment42112
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination110111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)76
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PÇ-9
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OÇ-1
4
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2
2
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3
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4
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2
2
2
4
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3
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5
OÇ-4
5
OÇ-5
5
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