Information Package / Course Catalogue
Organic Mushroom Production
Course Code: MAN214
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: Students must have to complete their internship within the required time and properties. The required rules are describes at the Adnan Menderes University, Sultanhisar Vocational School, Student Internship Instructions.
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

Gain the ability of organic mushroom production.

Course Content

Organic cultivated mushroom (Agaricusbisporus) cultivation properties, making compost, mycelial cultivation, soil cover and the product-laying period, maintenance, irrigation and climate characteristics, the production of mushrooms on the implementation of the principles of organic agriculture are described.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Defines organic agriculture.
2.Knows the importance of organic mushroom production.
3.Knows the general rules and principles of organic mushroom production.
4.Knows the technique of preparing organic compost.
5.Makes organic mushroom cultivation.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Course notes of Lecturers
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition of organic agriculture, history and importance of mushroom cultivation
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 2 - Theoretical
The advantages and disadvantages of organic mushroom cultivation
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 3 - Theoretical
Organic farming regulations
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 4 - Theoretical
Organic farming regulations
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 5 - Theoretical
Organic farming regulations
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 6 - Theoretical
Ecological needs in organic mushroom cultivation (temperature, humidity, ventilation, lighting)
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 7 - Theoretical
Properties of areas producing organic mushroom and be aware of issues in organic mushroom cultivation.
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 8 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Processes of mushroom compost and cover soil preparation in organic mushroom management.
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 10 - Theoretical
Processes of mushroom compost and cover soil preparation in organic mushroom management.
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 11 - Theoretical
To obtain organic micelles, in oculation of micelles
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 12 - Theoretical
To obtain organic micelles, in oculation of micelles
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 13 - Theoretical
To fight diseases and pests of agricultural in organic mushroom cultivation
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 14 - Theoretical
To fight diseases and pests of agricultural in organic mushroom cultivation
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 15 - Theoretical
Organic mushroom harvest
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 16 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141356
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination19110
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)75
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
2
OÇ-2
2
OÇ-3
2
OÇ-4
2
OÇ-5
3
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