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ORM7225Identification of Medicinal Plants3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterSpring 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. Zafer Cemal ÖZKAN
Co-LecturerNone
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
To identify the medicinal plants in Turkey and investigate the possiblities of their utilization.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : describe all composition of medicinal plants (drug, decoction, infusion, tincture, etc.)4,71,5
PO - 2 : identify medicinal, healing and aromatic plants4,74
PO - 3 : apply some plant collection and drying techniques4,73,4
PO - 4 : evaluate to effects of medicinal, healing, and aromatic plants surrounding4,71
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
Identification of medicinal plants, identification methods, plant collection, benefits of medicinal plants, the preparation and use of medicinal plants. Possibilities of flora of Turkey.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Historical cruising of medical and medicinal plants
 Week 2The place and importance of plants at the World Health Systems
 Week 3Flora Medicinal Plants in Turkey
 Week 4Recommended Applications from Herbal Products
 Week 5Traditional Drugs and Uses
 Week 6Inventory Methods and Steps in Inventory Working
 Week 7Inventory of I. Species Diversity
 Week 8II. Etnobotanik Methods
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10Economic Status Inventory of Medicinal Plants in III. Local, Regional and National Markets
 Week 11IV. Single or Multi-Stage Inventory Method
 Week 12Problems and Suggestions for Solution at Inventory Works
 Week 13Drugs at Local and Regional Markets
 Week 14Homework
 Week 15Inventory Method
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Baytop, T., 1999. Türkiye'de Bitkilerle Tedavi
2Baytop, T., 1999. Türkiye'de Bitkilerle Tedavi
 
Recommended Reading
1Lesley, B., 1990. Şifalı Otlar
2Lesley, B., 1990. Şifalı Otlar
3Ekim, T, ve ark., 1991. Türkiye'nin Ekonomik Değer Taşıyan Geofitleri Üzerinde Taksonomik ve Ekolojik Araştırmalar
4Ekim, T, ve ark., 1991. Türkiye'nin Ekonomik Değer Taşıyan Geofitleri Üzerinde Taksonomik ve Ekolojik Araştırmalar
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 09/04/2016 1 30
Homework/Assignment/Term-paper 14 10/05/2016 1 20
End-of-term exam 16 08/06/2016 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 7 1 7
Arasınav 1 1 1
Ödev 3 12 36
Proje 3 12 36
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 8 3 24
Dönem sonu sınavı 2 1 2
Diğer 1 1 10 10
Total work load200