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Oilseed Crops
Course Code: ZTB521
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

Yağ bitkilerini tanıtarak, yetiştirme tekniğini öğrenmelerini sağlamaktır.

Course Content

The importance of oilseed crops, in the world and our country acreage, production, yields, history, origin, systematics, morphological and physiological characteristics, climate and soil requirements, crop rotation, soil preparation, varieties and seed, sowing, cultural practices (hoeing, fertilizing, irrigation, etc.), harvesting and storage.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Öner CANAVAR
Learning Outcomes
1.1.To be able to evaluate the importance of oilseed plants in field crops production
2.2. To be able to comprehend growing techniques for productive, high quality and an economic production
3.3.To be able to synthesise, think analytically and solve problems by monitoring developments on growing techniques
4.4. To be able to solve the problems in the oilseed plants production
5.5. To be able to reveal the production potential of oilseed plants in Turkey
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1. Koç,H.,2001. Yağ Bitkileri.Gaziosmanpaşa Üni. Zir.Fak. Yayınları No:58, Ders Kitapları serisi No:22, Tokat.
2.2. Arıoğlu,H.,1999. Yağ bitkileri yetiştirme ve ıslahı. Ç.Ü. Zir.Fak. Genel yayın No:220. Adana
3.3. Özgüven, M.,1995.Yağ Bitkileri Cilt:II, Ç.Ü. Zir.Fak. Ders Kitabı: No:47. Adana
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Classification of oilseed crops, production statistics and oils
Week 2 - Theoretical
Importance of sunflower, it's history, systematic, morphologic characteristics
Week 2 - Preparation Work
morphological characteristics
Week 3 - Theoretical
Cultivation of sunflower
Week 3 - Preparation Work
cultural practices
Week 4 - Theoretical
Importance of sesame, it's history, systematic, morphologic characteristics
Week 5 - Theoretical
Cultivation of sesame
Week 5 - Preparation Work
cultural practices
Week 6 - Theoretical
Importance of soybean, it's history, systematic, morphologic characteristics
Week 6 - Preparation Work
morphological characteristics
Week 7 - Theoretical
Cultivation of soybean
Week 7 - Preparation Work
cultural practices
Week 8 - Theoretical
Importance of peanut, it's history, systematic, morphologic characteristics
Week 8 - Preparation Work
Term paper
Week 9 - Theoretical
Cultivation of peanut
Week 9 - Preparation Work
cultural practices
Week 10 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 11 - Theoretical
Importance of canola, it's history, systematic, morphologic characteristics and cultivation of canola
Week 11 - Preparation Work
cultural practices
Week 12 - Theoretical
Importance of poppy, it's history, systematic, morphologic characteristics and cultivation of poppy
Week 12 - Preparation Work
cultural practices
Week 13 - Theoretical
Importance of safflower, it's history, systematic, morphologic characteristics and cultivation of safflower
Week 14 - Theoretical
Importance of poppy, it's history, systematic, morphologic characteristics and cultivation of castor bean
Week 14 - Preparation Work
morphological characteristics
Week 15 - Theoretical
Morphologic characteristics and cultivation of other oilseed crops
Week 15 - Preparation Work
morphological characteristics
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
Assignment415060
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination116117
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)198
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
5
5
4
3
3
4
5
4
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
3
4
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-3
5
5
4
3
4
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-4
5
5
4
3
4
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
4
5
4
5
5
5
5
5
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