Information Package / Course Catalogue
Seedling Growing Techniques
Course Code: FY215
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: Students 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: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

To gain skills and knowledge related to the seedling cultivation techniques.

Course Content

Seedling definition, importance and objectives of seedling, the seedling growth media and buildings, the seedling growth techniques, the production of grafted vegetable seedlings, cultural treatments applied seedling cultivation

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Knows species and cultivar of vegetables producted by seedlings
2.Prepares growth media for seedlings
3.Knows seedling production techniques
4.having to ability to produce seedlings
5.Having ability to produce grafting seedlings
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Course notes of Lecturers
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The definition of seedling, importance and benefits of the seedlings growing, the classification of the seedling production techniques,
Week 2 - Theoretical
Buildings and growth media used in seedlings cultivation
Week 3 - Theoretical
Generative production (seed structure, the required properties of seeds, seed production, seed storage)
Week 4 - Theoretical
Seed germination and the applications stimulating of the seed germination
Week 5 - Theoretical
Vegetative propagation (grafting, the grafting limits and successes)
Week 6 - Theoretical
Nurseries and types of graft
Week 7 - Theoretical
Production of grafting vegetable seedlings
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Production of grafting vegetable seedlings
Week 10 - Theoretical
Definition with cutting production and purposes of cutting production, cutting types, factors affecting rooting in cuttings
Week 11 - Theoretical
Production with layering definition, importance and purpose of the types of layering
Week 12 - Theoretical
Specialized, or modified stem and roots production definition, importance and objectives, types of production with Specialized, or modified stem and roots
Week 13 - Theoretical
Specialized, or modified stem and roots production definition, importance and objectives, types of production with Specialized, or modified stem and roots
Week 14 - Theoretical
Types of production using Apomictic seed
Week 15 - Theoretical
In vitro culture, purposes, benefits,types
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 - Theory140228
Midterm Examination19110
Final Examination111112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
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
3
4
OÇ-2
4
OÇ-3
4
OÇ-4
4
OÇ-5
4
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