Information Package / Course Catalogue
Cotton Ecology and Physiology
Course Code: ZTB516
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

The evaluation of cotton physiology and ecology regarding to climate and soil.

Course Content

Mapping of plant by using relationship between physiological descriptions and nutrient relations Parameters of temperature and light in cotton.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.1. To be able to develop and deepen the expertise in Cotton Ecology and Physiology
2.2. To be able to establish the relationship between cotton quality and cotton ecology and physiology
3.3. To be able to establish a relationship between cotton quality , yielding and Cotton Ecology and Physiology
4.4. To be able to solve complex problems in terms of physiology and developing ideas
5.5. To be able to establish a relationship between cotton ecology and physiology, and other disciplines
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1. Smith, C.W., Cothren, J.T. 1999. Cotton. John Wiley & Sons, Inc
2.2. Hake, S.J. Kerby, T.A., Hake, K.D. 1996. Cotton production Manual. Uni. Of California
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The climate and soil requirements of cotton
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 2 - Theoretical
Temperature and growing degree-days
Week 3 - Theoretical
Interception and photoperiodism
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Term paper
Week 4 - Theoretical
Soil productivity and nutrient
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 5 - Theoretical
Seed and germination physiology
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 6 - Theoretical
Root and leaf physiology
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Demonstration-Remodelling
Week 7 - Theoretical
Flowering and boll development
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Demonstration-Remodelling
Week 8 - Theoretical
Presentation
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 10 - Theoretical
Plant growth regulators used in cotton
Week 11 - Theoretical
Seconder Metabolites in Cotton
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Demonstration-Remodelling
Week 12 - Theoretical
Stress physiology
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 13 - Theoretical
Maturing and harvest
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 14 - Theoretical
Harvest-aid chemicals
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Term paper
Week 15 - Theoretical
Fiber quality properties and environment
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Term Project
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
Assignment2050100
Term Project113031
Midterm Examination1718
Final Examination1718
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)175
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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