Information Package / Course Catalogue
Field Crop Physiology
Course Code: ZTB505
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 8
Objectives of the Course

Evaluation of principles of Plant Physiology for Field Crops, plant mechanism and physiological considerations.

Course Content

Assimilation and photorespiration in C3 and C4 crops, differentiations, possible estimations in global climatic change, stress factors

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Aydın ÜNAY
Learning Outcomes
1.1. To be able to detail and develop the information İin the scope of field crop physiology
2.2. To be able to establish physiological relationships with field crops quality and yield
3.3. To be able to determine and develop ideas physiologically in complex problems
4.4. To be able to establish relationships between physiology and other discipline
5.5. To be able to monitor and transfer current developments in physiology
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1. Taiz, L. And Zeiger, E. 1987. Plant Physiology. The Benjamin /Cummings Publishing Company, Inc.
2.2. Kacar, B., Katkat, V., Öztürk, Ş. 2002. Bitki Fizyolojisi. Vipaş AŞ Yayın No: 74. Bursa.
3.3. Avcıoğlu, R., Gürel, A. 2000. Bitki Fizyolojisi. EÜZF Ofset Basımevi. Ders Notları: 64/1.
4.4. Hay, R.K.M., Walker, A.J. 1995. An Introduction to The Physiology of Crop Yield
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Plant Canopy and Leaf Area Characteristics
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 2 - Theoretical
Photosynthetic Efficiency: Photosynthesis and Photorespiration
Week 3 - Theoretical
C3 and C4 Photosynthesis
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Term paper
Week 4 - Theoretical
Endogenous Factors in Photosynthesis
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 5 - Theoretical
Environmental Factors in Photosynthesis
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 6 - Theoretical
Water Stress
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Demonstration-Remodelling
Week 7 - Theoretical
Water Use Efficiency
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Demonstration-Remodelling
Week 8 - Theoretical
Nutrient Absorption
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 10 - Theoretical
Transportation of Water and Nutrient
Week 11 - Theoretical
Dry Matter Analysis
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Demonstration-Remodelling
Week 12 - Theoretical
Respiration
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 13 - Theoretical
Hormones
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 14 - Theoretical
Seconder Metabolites
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Term paper
Week 15 - Theoretical
Stress Physiology
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 - Theory143384
Assignment2132066
Midterm Examination101010
Final Examination1103040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)200
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-3
4
4
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4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
5
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5
5
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5
5
5
OÇ-5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
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