Plant Production and Technologies

Plant Production and Technologies

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Plant Production and Technologies

About the Department

The courses offered by the Department of Plant Production and Technologies include Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Ecology, Meteorology, Soil Knowledge, Planting, Soil Productivity, Principles of Fruit Production, Garden Plant Breeding, and Developing Grain Suitable For Cool Climates. The Department provides an environment for the application of these subjects. In addition Bio-production students help producers research productivity.

 

Educational Opportunities

Department students have the opportunity to undertake research, to become part of applied education, and to have the opportunity to be interns in the 29,400 acre Practice, Research and Training Farm near the CIU campus, which offers 6550 acres of farmland, 4200 acres of olive trees, 750 of various fruit trees and 1600 acres of vineyard. 450 acres are for greenhouse cultivation and 250 acres are for open vegetable cultivation. Arable crops such as clover are planted in 20,300 acres and poultry husbandry is carried out in 1000 acres with sheep, goat, and cattle farming occupying 850 acres of land. 

 

Career Areas

Graduates are expected to work as directors or technicians in multinational or international companies. They are able to start up and manage plant and animal production companies, or undertake private and formal studies. They can have careers in agencies that provide education and extension services, in consulting companies, in control-certification, in project design and management, in agricultural product and input marketing, in retail industry, in tourism, in processing agricultural product, in wrapping, in storing and transporting, in markets and municipalities, in the production of seeds, seedling and saplings, in egg production and breeding materials and in agriculture. Graduates are expected to be able to set up their own business effectively as a result of the improvement in their personal skills and the entrepreneurship developed during their studies.

 

Curriculum

 
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoric Lab / Tutorial
First Semester
ITEC110 Introduction to Computers 3 2 2
ENG101 Reading and Writing Skills 1 3 2 2
TURK100 INTRODUCTION TO TURKISH Non-Credit 2 -
TARH100 MODERN TÜRKİYE TARİHİ Non-Credit 2 -
PST105 METEOROLOGY 3 3 -
PST101 BOTANY 3 2 2
PST103 HISTORY OF AGRICULTURE 2 2 -
MATH107 BASIC MATHEMATICS 3 3 -
Second Semester
CHEM110 GENERAL CHEMISTRY 4 3 2
ENG102 Reading and Writing Skills II 3 2 2
PST110 AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 3 2 2
PST102 PLANT SYSTEMATICS 2 2 -
PST104 AGRICULTURAL ECOLOGY 3 2 2
PST100 INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURE 2 2 -
PST108 SURVEYING TECHNIQUE 3 3 -
Third Semester
PST201 MARKETING 2 2 -
PST203 GENETICS 2 2 -
PST205 SOIL SCIENCE 3 2 2
STAT203 Statistics I 3 3 -
PST209 CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENT IN AGRICULTURE 3 2 2
PST211 ACCOUNTING 3 3 -
CHEM213 Biochemistry 3 3 -
Fourth Semester
PST202 PLANT NUTRITION 3 2 2
PST204 PRINCIPLES OF FRUIT GROWING 3 2 2
PST206 PRINCIPLES OF VEGETABLE GROWING 3 2 2
PST208 PRUNING AND GRAFTING TECHNIQUES 2 2 -
PST210 AGRICULTURAL IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE 2 2 -
PST212 PRINCIPLES OF FIELD CROP PRODUCTION 3 2 2
PST224 SEEDLING AND NURSERY PRODUCTION 4 4 1
Fifth Semester
PST301 FLORICULTURE 3 2 2
PST303 ANIMAL HUSBANDARY 3 2 2
PST305 PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 3 3 -
PST307 AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION 3 2 2
PST309 TROPIC AND SUBTROPICAL CROPS 2 2 -
PST311 POSTHARVEST PHYSIOLOGY 3 2 2
Sixth Semester
PST302 ORGANIC FARMING 3 2 2
PST304 OPEN FIELD VEGETABLE PRODUCTION 4 4 1
PST306 AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AND COMMUNICATION 2 2 -
PST308 TEMPERATE ZONE FRUITS 2 2 -
PST310 FEEDS AND ANIMAL NUTRITION 3 2 2
PSTXX1 FREE ELECTIVE 3 3 -
PST314 INDOOR AND OUTDOOR ORNAMENTAL PLANTS 3 3 -
Seventh Semester
PST401 SMALL FRUITS 3 3 -
PST403 SOILLESS CULTURE AND PROTECTED CULTIVATION 3 3 -
PST405 HAZARDOUS INSECTS OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS 2 2 -
PST407 DISEASES OF FIELD CROPS 2 2 -
PST409 PROJECT MAKING FOR FIELD AND GARDEN PRODUCTION 3 3 -
PSTXX2 TECHNICAL ELECTIVE 3 3 -
PST300 SUMMER TRAINING Non-Credit 0 -
Eighth Semester
PST402 GENERAL PLANT BREEDING 3 2 2
PST404 AROMATIC AND MEDICINAL PLANTS 3 2 2
PST406 DISEASES OF HORTICULTURAL PLANTS 2 2 -
PST408 VEGETABLE BREEDING 3 2 2
PST410 CEREALS 3 2 2
PST412 GRADUATION PROJECT 2 2 -
PSTXX3 TECHNICAL ELECTIVE 3 3 -
Elective Courses
PST414 POULTRY SCIENCE 3 3 -
PST313 PLANT TISSUE CULTURE TECHNIQUE 3 3 -
PST315 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN 3 3 -
Years
4
Teaching Language
English
Annual Tuition Fee
6200 €
After discount
3100 €
Degree
Bachelor
Field of Study
Engineering & Technology

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