Information Package / Course Catalogue
Aromatic Plants
Course Code: ZTB514
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 2
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 8
Objectives of the Course

The objective of this course is to introduce secondary metabolites, analytical methods and cultivation of plant techniques.

Course Content

The history, importance and uses of aromatic plants, economic importance of aromatic plants, the concept of primary and secondary metabolites, the properties and changes of secondary metabolites, uses and characteristics of essential oils, the obtaining methods of essential oils, the general introduction, cultivation and utilization of important aromatic plants .

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to comprehend the importance and the economy of aromatic plants
2.To be able to acquir the information about the chemical properties of aromatic plants
3.To be able to perceive the general principles of growing with the morphological characteristics of some aromatic plants
4.To be able to comprehend the active components suitable plants for the industrial using of aromatic plants
5.To be able to comprehend and apply the supply of plant material for the production, cultivation, drug preparation, development of marketing processes.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1. Taiz, L. and Zeiger, E. 1987. Plant Physiology. The Benjamin /Cummings Publishing Company, Inc.
2.2. Ceylan, A., 1996. Tıbbi Bitkiler II (Uçucu Yağ Bitkileri) Ege Üniv. Zir. Fak. Yay. No: 481, Bornova
3.3. Baytop, T., 1999. Türkiye’de Bitkiler İle Tedavi (Geçmişte ve Bugün) İlaveli İkinci Baskı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, İstanbul
4.4. Zeybek, N., U. Zeybek, 1994. Farmasötik Botanik, E. Ü. Ecz. Fak. Yay. No: 2, Bornova
5.5. Farklı kaynaklardan derlenmiş sunumlar ve ders notları, internet kaynakları
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The history, importance and uses of aromatic plants
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 2 - Theoretical
The economic importance of aromatic plants
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 3 - Theoretical
The concept of primary and secondary metabolites, and their properties
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 4 - Theoretical
The variation of the secondary metabolites
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 5 - Theoretical
The importance of essential oils, uses and characteristics
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 6 - Theoretical
Methods of obtaining essential oils
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 7 - Theoretical
The general presentation of important aromatic plants, the definition and use of culture of Narcissus spp.
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
The definition, cultivation and utilization of Rosa damascena
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 10 - Theoretical
The definition, cultivation and utilization of Iris germanica, and Jasminum grandiflorum
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 11 - Theoretical
The definition, cultivation and utilization of Melissa officinalis and Lippia citridora
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 12 - Theoretical
The definition, cultivation and utilization of Salvia spp.
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 13 - Theoretical
The definition, cultivation and utilization of Ocimum basilicum and Rosmarinus officinalis
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 14 - Theoretical
The definition, cultivation and utilization of Laurus nobilis
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 15 - Theoretical
Term project presentations
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Prearing Report based on the literatures
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 - Theory142256
Lecture - Practice142256
Assignment220142
Laboratory25010
Midterm Examination115116
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)201
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
3
OÇ-3
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3
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5
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3
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