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Merriment Plants
Course Code: ZTB526
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: 7
Objectives of the Course

To provide to learn the growing technique used by introduce merriment plants

Course Content

The importance of merriment plants, 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, planting, cultural practices (hoeing, fertilizing, irrigation, etc.), harvesting and drying

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to evaluate the importance of merriment plants in field crops production
2.To be able to comprehend the growing techniques for productive, high quality and an economic production
3.To be able to synthesise, think analytically and solve problems by monitoring developments on growing techniques
4.To be able to solve the problems in the merriment plants production
5.To be able to reveal the production potential of merriment plants in Turkey
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Er, C., Yıldız, M., 2003. Keyf Bitkileri. Ankara Üni. Zir. Fak. Ders Kitabı, No:487
2.İncekara, F.,1971.Keyf Bitkileri ve Islahı.E.Ü.Z.F.Yay.No:84.İZMİR
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Classification and importance of merriment plants
Week 2 - Theoretical
Importance of tobacco, it's history, systematic and species
Week 3 - Theoretical
Tobacco planting area, production, yield, importing, exporting and consumption
Week 4 - Theoretical
Morphologic characteristics of tobacco
Week 5 - Theoretical
Climate and soil requirements in tobacco production, rotation
Week 6 - Theoretical
Soil preparation, seedling types, cultivars, seed preparation, sowing and planting
Week 7 - Theoretical
Cultural practices
Week 9 - Theoretical
Drying and ordering
Week 10 - Theoretical
Fermentation
Week 11 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 12 - Theoretical
Importance of hop, it's history, systematic, production statistics and morphologic characteristics
Week 13 - Theoretical
The cultivation of hop
Week 14 - Theoretical
Importance of anise, it's history, systematic, production statistics and morphologic characteristics
Week 15 - Theoretical
The cultivation of anise
Week 16 - Theoretical
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
Assignment126026
Midterm Examination112113
Final Examination116218
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)169
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
5
5
4
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4
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OÇ-2
5
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5
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