Information Package / Course Catalogue
Yield and Quality Characters of Legumes
Course Code: ZTB541
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

Introducing of Legumes yield and quality characters, determining of the relationships between these characters and earn the ability of comment.

Course Content

Dicussing the planting area and production of the world and our country and evaluating the some observation abouth yield and quality characters.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Feride ÖNCAN SÜMER
Learning Outcomes
1.Gaining vision in the production and cultivation of legume
2.To measure and evaluate the factors related to yield and quality in legumes
3.Determine nutritional quality enhancing techniques
4.It contributes to the solution of problems related to yield and quality in legumes
5.Determines the necessary cultivation techniques in order to increase the yield in legumes
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Content and purpose of the lecture, the importance of Legumes in our country and the world
Week 2 - Theoretical
Morphological features of legumes
Week 3 - Theoretical
Morphological features of legumes
Week 4 - Theoretical
Different uses of legumes, their importance in sustainable and organic agriculture
Week 5 - Theoretical
Germination characteristics of legumes
Week 6 - Theoretical
Growth and development periods of legumes and their effects on yield and quality
Week 7 - Theoretical
Significant yield components in food legumes and their effects on product quality
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Biological properties used to determine seed quality (germination rate and strength etc.)
Week 10 - Theoretical
Physical properties used in determining seed quality (purity, hectoliter, etc.)
Week 11 - Theoretical
Hydration properties of the seed (water intake, swelling etc.)
Week 12 - Theoretical
Protein and protein quality and effecting factors on legumes
Week 13 - Theoretical
Biotic and abiotic stress factors affecting the importance of fat and carbohydrates in legumes
Week 14 - Theoretical
Amino acids and their composition in food legumes and factors affecting it.
Week 15 - Theoretical
Agro-technical applications to improve the yield and quality of legumes
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Lecture - Practice140228
Assignment50525
Term Project203060
Individual Work501050
Midterm Examination1246
Final Examination1246
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)203
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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