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ORML7314Taxonomy of Herbaceous Plants3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterFall Semester
Level of CourseThird Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FOREST ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of Delivery
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerProf. Dr. Salih TERZİOĞLU
Co-LecturerProf. Dr. Zafer Cemal ÖZKAN
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
This course aims to provide graduate students to the general knowledge on taxonomy of herbaceous plant taxa, using botanical terminology in plant classification.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : define and explain the general methods and principles2,7,11
PO - 2 : define and explain the main rules of herbaceous plant systematics2,7,11
PO - 3 : use the terminology of herbaceous plants2,7,11
PO - 4 : Identify the plant taxa in species, genera and family levels2,7,11
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), PO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Taxonomy of herbaceous plants, terms of species, higher and lower taxa of herbaceous plants, botanical nomenclature, epithet, author and type of herbaceous plants. General plant identification terminology of herbaceous plant taxa of families represented in flora of Turkey.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Introduction to herbaceous plants
 Week 2Differences between herbaceous and woody plant taxa
 Week 3Methods and principles of taxonomy of herbaceous plants
 Week 4Structural characters of herbaceous plant taxonomy
 Week 5General characteristics of herbaceous monocot. plants
 Week 6Herbaceous plant families of monocots; Liliaceae, Alliaceae, Amaryllidceae
 Week 7Herbaceous plant families of monocots; Arecaceae, Juncaceae, Cyperaceae
 Week 8Herbaceous plant families of monocots; Poaceae
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10General characteristics of herbaceous dicot. plants
 Week 11Herbaceous plant families of dicots; Ranunculaceae, Caryophyllaceae
 Week 12Herbaceous plant families of dicots; Saxifragaceae, Geraniaceae
 Week 13Herbaceous plant families of dicots; Euphorbiaceae, Oxalidaceae, Polygalaceae
 Week 14Herbaceous plant families of dicots; Rosaceae, Urticaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Onagraceae
 Week 15Herbaceous plant families of dicots; Brassicaceae, Primulaceae, Boraginaceae, Boraginaceae, Leguminosae, Lamiaceae
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Davis, PH, 1965-1985; Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands, vols. 1-9, at the Edinburgh Press, Ednburgh.
2Davis, PH, 1965-1985; Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands, vols. 1-9, at the Edinburgh Press, Ednburgh.
 
Recommended Reading
1Judd, W.S, Campbell, C.S., Kellogg, E.A., Stevens, P.F. 1999; Plant Systematics (A Phylogenetic Approach). Sinauer Associates, Inc., USA, 576 p.
2Judd, W.S, Campbell, C.S., Kellogg, E.A., Stevens, P.F. 1999; Plant Systematics (A Phylogenetic Approach). Sinauer Associates, Inc., USA, 576 p.
3Yaltırık, F. , Efe, A. 1989; Otsu Bitkiler Sistematiği Ders Kitabı, İstanbul Üniversitesi Yayın No: 3568, İstanbul, 512 s.
4Yaltırık, F. , Efe, A. 1989; Otsu Bitkiler Sistematiği Ders Kitabı, İstanbul Üniversitesi Yayın No: 3568, İstanbul, 512 s.
5Harris, J.G, Harris, M.W., 2007; Plant Identification Terminology: An Illustrated Glossary. Spring Lake Publishing, Utah, USA, 206 p.
6Harris, J.G, Harris, M.W., 2007; Plant Identification Terminology: An Illustrated Glossary. Spring Lake Publishing, Utah, USA, 206 p.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 12/11/2021 2 50
End-of-term exam 16 02/12/2021 2 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 3 14 42
Sınıf dışı çalışma 3 14 42
Arasınav için hazırlık 3 7 21
Arasınav 1 1 1
Uygulama 8 2 16
Ödev 3 8 24
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 2 10 20
Dönem sonu sınavı 2 1 2
Diğer 1 2 9 18
Diğer 2 2 7 14
Total work load200