Information Package / Course Catalogue
Starch and Sugar Plants
Course Code: ZTB528
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 evaluation of the last growing techniques, agronomy, physiology and breeding program in starch and sugar plants in Turkey and World. The definition of oilseed quality character

Course Content

Defination of Tuber plants, origin and taxonomy of potato and sugarbeet crops, agricultural charactersitics. Production tecniques of tuber crops,

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to determine the value of Starch and Sugar Plants in Turkey and World
2.To be able to comprehend the importance of Starch and Sugar Plants in agriculture production.
3.To be able to solve the problems which come out during potatoes, sweet potato, sugar beet and sugar cane production
4.To be able to reproduce of new suitable models in which project for the properties of plant like potatoes and sugar cane improving using a technology
5.To be able to explain the subjects to choice potatoes or sugar cane cultivars, material supply, production period and economic analysis.
6.To be able to comprehend the production potential and production models on the basis of the Regions
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Algan., N. 2002.Tarla Bitkileri (Endüstri Bitkileri)E:Ü.Ziraat Fakültesi Bornova-İZMİR, 2002.
2.İncekara, F.1965.Nişasta- Şeker Bitkileri ve Islahı. E.Ü.Ziraat Fakültesi Yayın No:101. Bornova –İzmir
3.İncekara, F.1972.Yağ Bitkileri ve Islahı. E.Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayın No:83 Bornova-İZMİR.
4.Esendal, E. 1990. Nişasta Şeker Bitkileri ve Islahı Cilt:1 Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Samsun
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Classification of starch and sugar plants
Week 2 - Theoretical
Explanation of sowing areas, production and yield of starch and sugar plants in both Turkey and World
Week 3 - Theoretical
History, origin, taxonomy of starch and sugar plants
Week 4 - Theoretical
Morphology and physiology of starch and sugar plants
Week 5 - Theoretical
Suitable climate and soil for starch and sugar plants
Week 6 - Theoretical
Cropping system (alternation), soil preparation (tillage)
Week 7 - Theoretical
Cultivars, sowing dates, cultural practices
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Harvesting, importance of starch and sugar plants
Week 10 - Theoretical
The operated of starch and sugar
Week 11 - Theoretical
The character of starch and sugar plants
Week 12 - Theoretical
The character of starch and sugar plants
Week 13 - Theoretical
The quality analysis of starch and sugar
Week 14 - Theoretical
The standardization of starch and sugar plants
Week 15 - Theoretical
The standardization of starch and sugar plants
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
Assignment320060
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination114115
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)196
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
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PÇ-3
PÇ-4
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PÇ-9
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OÇ-1
4
4
5
1
5
4
1
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
4
2
5
4
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-3
5
3
1
5
4
4
5
5
5
5
OÇ-4
4
4
5
4
4
5
4
4
5
5
OÇ-5
1
1
5
5
5
4
4
4
5
4
OÇ-6
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
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