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Faculty Name: Department of Horticulture

 

Department of Horticulture

Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University

Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka - 1207

 

 

Course Layout

 

Sl. No

Course code & Course Title

Cr. Hr.

Level

Semester

1

HORT 151. Introduction to Floriculture & Landscaping (Theory)

02

1

II

2

HORT 152. Introduction to Floriculture & Landscaping (Practical)

02

1

II

3

HORT 201. Vegetable Production (Theory)

03

2

I

4

HORT 202. Vegetable Production (Practical)

02

2

I

5

HORT 281. Nursery Management of Horticultural Crops (Elective) (Theory)

02

2

II

6

HORT 301. Vegetable seed production and Spices (Theory)

02

3

I

7

HORT 302. Vegetable seed production and Spices (Practical)

02

3

I

8

HORT 453. Fruit Production & Orchard Management (Theory)

03

4

II

9

HORT 454. Fruit Production & Orchard Management (Practical)

02

4

II

 

Total

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course code and title: HORT 151:

Introduction to Floriculture & Landscaping

Credit Hour: 02

Level: 1

Semester: II

Course Description/ Rationale: This course is designed to provide introductory concepts of floriculture and landscaping.

Course Educational objectives:

  • Conceptualize horticulture and floriculture
  • Acquire knowledge on propagation and tissue culture technique of ornamental plants.
  • Acquaint with flower and ornamental plants production practices

·         Understand about gardening and postharvest management of cut flowers

 

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Course content

Teaching strategies

Assessment Stratigies

At the end of the course the students will be able to -

 

Compare about horticulture and their branches

 

Introduction to Horticulture:

Definition and classification of Horticulture, Scope and importance of flowers, ornamental and plantation crops in Bangladesh. Nomenclature and classification of ornamental plants and plantation crops.

Lecture/ Discussion

Quiz, Class test & Semester final

Generalize about propagation technique and introductory concept about tissue culture methods.

 

Propagation of Horticultural crops:

Sexual & asexual methods of propagation, introduction to tissue culture.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test & Semester final

Discriminate the production procedure and their management of flowers and ornamental plants

Production and Management:

a. Bedding flowers: Antirrhinum, cosmos, calendula, dianthus, globe-amaranth, phlox, zinnia, aster

b. Commercial flowers: Rose, tuberose, Carnation, chrysanthemum, dahlia, gladiolus, lilies, lotus, marigold   

c. Ornamental shrubs, trees, orchid, fern, cacti.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test & Semester final

Narrate the different gardening practices in landscaping.

Features of Gardening:

Water garden, Rock garden, Japanese garden, bonsai, topiary.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test Assignment,  & Semester final

Describe the postharvest management of cut flowers

Postharvest management of Cut Flowers:

Postharvest loses of flowers and flower products. Packaging, transportation and marketing of cut flowers. Flower design.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test Assignment,  & Semester final 

Define landscaping and their different components

Landscape Horticulture:

Definition, objectives, classification of Landscape. Development & maintenance of lawn, turf, home & institutional garden, City Park.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test Assignment,  & Semester final

Describe the production, management and processing of plantation crops.

Plantation crops:

Production, management and processing of plantation crops: Rubber, Oil palm, betel leaf, betel nut, bamboo.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test Assignment,  & Semester final

Text Books:

 

M.R. Amin. 1999. Names of Garden plants. B. Akter, 154, Aga-Sadek Road, Dhaka-2.

R. A. Larson. 2004. Introduction to Floriculture, 2nd edition, North Carolina State University, North Carolina.

T. K. Bose and B. Chowdhury. 1991. Tropical Garden plants in Color. Horticulture & Allied publishers, Calcutta, India.

T. K. Bose, R. Maiti, S. Dhua and P. Das. 1999. Floriculture & Landscaping. Naya prokash, Calcutta.

R.H.V Gorley, J.J.  Hardon and B.J. Wood. 1976. Oil Palm Research. Elsevier sci. pub. Amsterdam.

H.T.Hartmann, E. Kester and F. T. Davis. 1990. Plant propagation principle and practices. Prentice- Hall, International Editions.

M.F. Mondal. 2000. Nursery and plant propagation (in Bangla) Mrs. Afia Mondal, BAU campus, Mymensingh.

C. Hefferman. 2005. Flowers A to Z: Buying, Growing, Cutting, Arranging- A Beautiful Reference Guide to Selecting and Caring for the Best from Florist and Garden Paperback.

C.C. Webster and W.J. Baulkwill. 19899. Rybber. Longman Scientific and Technical, NY, USA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course code and title: HORT 152:

Introduction to Floriculture & Landscaping

Credit Hour: 02

Level: 1

Semester: II

Course Description/ Rationale: This course is designed to provide practical knowledge about floriculture and landscaping.

Course Educational objectives:

 

  • Identify  the different flowers and ornamental plants
  • Acquire practical knowledge on different propagation practices of flower & ornamental plants.
  • Acquaint with flower and ornamental plants  and their various uses

·         Understand about gardening and postharvest management of cut flowers

 

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Course content

Teaching strategies

Assessment Stratigies

At the end of the course the students will be able to –  Identify all flowers and ornamental plants seed

 

 

 Identification of different flowers, ornamental plants and their seeds.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Differentiate to all common garden tools

Identification of common garden tools.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Recognize to all vegetative propagating materials of flowers and ornamental plants

 

Vegetative propagating materials of flowers and ornamental plants.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Justify the different asexual propagation practices of flowers and ornamental plants.

Propagation practices of flowers and ornamental plants.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation//Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Acquire knowledge about flower bouquet and garland preparation

Preparation of bouquet and garland.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation/ Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Acquaint about cut flowers packaging system practically

Packaging of cut flowers.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Demonstrate the orchard management practices

Pruning and training of selected flowers and ornamental plants.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Construct the design of garden & park

Modeling of home garden, institutional garden and city park.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Acquire  effective knowledge about flower cultivation

Cultural practices and management of important flowers and ornamental plants.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation/

Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Identify different problems & suggest appropriate remedial measures

Field visit: Flower garden

Demonstration

Assignment

Text Books:

 

M.R. Amin. 1999. Names of Garden plants. B. Akter, 154, Aga-Sadek Road, Dhaka-2.

R. A. Larson. 2004. Introduction to Floriculture, 2nd edition, North Carolina State University, North Carolina.

T. K. Bose and B. Chowdhury. 1991. Tropical Garden plants in Color. Horticulture & Allied publishers, Calcutta, India.

T. K. Bose, R. Maiti, S. Dhua and P. Das. 1999. Floriculture & Landscaping. Naya prokash, Calcutta.

H. T. Hartmann, E. Kester and F. T. Davis. 1990. Plant propagation principle and practices. Prentice- Hall, International Editions.

M.F. Mondal. 2000. Nursery and plant propagation (in Bangla) Mrs. Afia Mondal, BAU campus, Mymensingh.

 

 

Course code and title: HORT 201:

Vegetable production

Credit Hour: 03

Level: 2

Semester: I

Course Description/ Rationale: This course is designed to provide introductory concepts of traditional and nontraditional vegetable production.

Course Educational objectives:

  • Conceptualize horticulture and olereculture
  • Acquire knowledge on vegetables and their nomenclature.
  • Acquaint with traditional and nontraditional vegetable production

·         Understand about vegetable farming

 

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Course content

Teaching strategies

Assessment Stratigies

At the end of the course the students will be able to –

Know actual scenery of vegetable production in Bangladesh

Vegetable production in Bangladesh:

Present status, distribution, scope, importance, problems and solution.

 

Lecture/ Discussion

Quiz, Class test & Semester final

Acquire effective knowledge about vegetables nomenclature

Classification and morphology of vegetable crops:

Classification, nomenclature and morphology.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Discriminate environmental factors which influenced on vegetable production

Factors influencing vegetable production:

Environmental and cultural factors.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Explain the nutritional requirements and irrigation system for vegetable farming

Nutrition and irrigation of Vegetable crops:

Role of plant nutrients and water. Determining factors, methods and     

Application of nutrients and water.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Narrate the different vegetable farming practices.

Vegetable farming:

Kitchen and commercial garden, organic farming, polytunnel farming, Intercropping, relay cropping, multiple cropping and hydroponic farming.   

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Describe the production technology of common vegetables in Bangladesh.

Production technology:

Potato, sweet potato, tomato, brinjal, cole crops, sweet gourd, cucumber, watermelon, okra, pointed gourd and aroids.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Demonstrate nontraditional vegetable production

Nontraditional vegetable crops:

Mushroom, baby corn, chinese leck, asparagus, drum stick etc.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Text Books:

 

Anonymous. 1995. Winter Vegetable and spices production. Hort. Res. & Dev.  Project, FAO/UNDP, DAE/BADC, Dhaka.

M. D. Garrett. 2016. Gardening: The essential Beginner’s Guide to Organic Vegetable Gardening.

E. C. Edward. 2009. The vegetable Gardener’s Bible, 2nd edition.

 

T. K. Bose and M.G Som.1990.Vegetable crops in India. Naya  prokash, Calcutta.

T. K. Bose, S. k Mitra and M.K. Sadhu. 1986. Propagation of Tropical and Sub-tropical Horticultural crops. Naya prokash, Calcutta.

H. T. Hartmann, D.E. Kester and F.T. Davies. 1990. Plant propagation:  principle and practices. Prentice- Hall, International Editions.

S. L. Katyal and K. L. Chadha. 1996. Vegetable growing in India. Oxford & IBH Pub. Co. pvt. Ltd New Delhi.

S. K. Mitra, S. k. Sadhu and T. K. Bose. 1990. Nutrition of Vegetable Crops. Naya prokash. Calcutta, India.

P. Work and J. Carew. 1955. Vegetable production and Marketing (2nd edition). Usha printers. 6 Tulloch road. Bombay.

M. M. Rashid. 1999. Shabji Biggyan (in Bangla). 2nd ed, Rashid pub. House, Dhaka.

M. M. Rashid.1983. ‘Sabji Chash’ (in Bangla). Begum Sakeha Rashid, BARI Residebtal Area, Joydebpur, Dhaka.

K. G. Sanmugavelu. 1989. Production Technology of Vegetable Crios Ixford & IBH Pub. Co. Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi.

A. F. M. Sharfuddin and M. A. Siddique. 1985. Shabji Biggan (in Bangla). Hasina Akter Beauty, Mymensingh.

H. D. Tindall. 1968. Commercial Vegetable Growing. Oxford University press. Walton street, oxford.

P. F. Wareing and I. D. J. Phillips. 1976. The Control of Growth and Differentiation in plants. Pergamon press Ltd. Headington Hill Hall. Oxford, England.

 

Course code and title: HORT 202:

Vegetable production

Credit Hour: 02

Level: 2

Semester: I

Course Description/ Rationale: This course is designed to provide practical knowledge about traditional and nontraditional vegetable production.

Course Educational objectives:

  • Conceptualize about vegetable seeds and seedlings
  • Acquire practical knowledge on vegetables and their nomenclature.
  • Acquaint with  traditional and nontraditional vegetable production practices

·         Understand about vegetable farming and their management practices

 

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Course content

Teaching strategies

Assessment Stratigies

At the end of the course the students will be able to –

Categorize vegetables seed and seedling

 

 

Identification of seeds, seedlings and plants of vegetable crops.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Acquire effective knowledge on different planting methods of vegetable crops

 Planting methods of vegetable crops.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Perform seed bed preparation and raising of seedlings

 Preparation of seedbed and raising of seedlings.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Differentiate about healthy and quality seedling for vegetable farming

Seedling evaluation test of vegetable crops.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation//Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Acquire effective knowledge about vegetables

Studies on morphological features of vegetable crops.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation/ Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Estimate about manuring systems for vegetable farming

 Manuring of vegetable crops.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Determine the seed rate, seedlings and fertilizer requirement for vegetable farming

 Estimation of seed rate, seedlings and fertilizer.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Compare total economic analysis for vegetable farming

 Estimation of cost of production and economic return of important vegetable crops. 

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Justify the vegetable cultivation schedule

Making of crop calendar for vegetable crops.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

 Identify the problem and suggest the suitable remedial activities to solve them

Field visit: Vegetable Farm

Demonstration/Multimedia presentation

Assignment

 

Text Books:

 

R. L. Agarwal. 1986. Seed Technology. Oxford and IBH publishing co. India.

L. O. Copeland.1988. Principle of Seed Science and Technology. First Indian Report. Burgen Publishiering Company, USA.

FAO.1978. Agricultural and Horticultural Seeds.

R. A. T. George. 1980. Technical Guidelines for Vegetable Seeds Technology. Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome.

M. M. Hussain.1995. Seed Production and Storage Technology (in Bangla). Meer Imtaiz Hussain, Dhaka.

P. D. Hebblethwite. 1980. Seed production. Butlerworths, London.

M. N. Islam. 1990. “Bij Shanrakhan prajukti” (in Bangla) Misses Jahura Islam, 47/A, Ram Babu Road. Mymensingh.

A. A. Khan. 1978. The physiology andn Biochemistry of Seed Dormancy and Germination. Elsiviers, North Holland.Bomedical prog, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

A. M. Mayer and A. poijakoff- Mayber. 1975. The. Germination of Seeds. Pergamon press.

J.S. Pruthi. 1986. Spices and condiments. National Book Trust, New Delhi.

J. W. E. Purseglove, G. Brown, C. L. Green and S.R.J. Robbins. 1981. Spices, Boll & Longman Group Uk  Ltd. London.

M. A. Rashid and D. P. Singh. 2000. A Manual on Vegetable Seed production in Bangladesh. ABRDC-USAID-Bangladesh project, BARI, Joydebpur.

E. H. Roberts. 1974. Viability to Seeds. Chapman and Hall Ltd, London.

 

Course code and title: HORT 281:

Nursery Management of Horticultural Crops

Credit Hour: 02

Level: 2

Semester: II

Course Description/ Rationale: This course is designed to provide introductory concepts about nursery management of horticultural crops

Course Educational objectives:

  • Conceptualize about nursery
  • Acquire knowledge on different nursery structures and establishment.
  • Acquaint the nursery seedling production techniques
  • Understand about asexual propagation of horticultural plants in a nursery

 

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Course content

Teaching strategies

Assessment Stratigies

At the end of the course the students will be able to –

Acquire introductory knowledge about nursery

 

 

Introduction to Nursery:

Definition, Objectives, types, parts of commercial nursery.

Lecture/ Discussion

Quiz, Class test & Semester final

Differentiate the different components of nursery

Structures in nursery:

Green house, cold frame, lath house, net house, polytunnel, mist propagating unit, pots, polybag & frames for raising seedling in nursery, equipment’s of nursery.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test & Semester final

Acquaint different seedling or sapling growing media theoretically 

Growing media for raising seedlings /saplings: Types, component, preparation of growing media, compost.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test & Semester final

Explain about nursery management

Establishment & management of nursery: Site selection, steps, layout.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Describe the procedure of raising seedling and their management theoretically

Raising of seedlings and saplings:

 Seedbed, nursery bed, soil management, soil treatment, characteristics of good          seedling

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Acquaint potting, depotting of saplings in nursery

Uprooting and planting of seedling/sapling: Selection of seedling/ sapling for planting, methods of planting, potting, depotting, repotting and aftercare.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Discriminate the different propagation procedures of horticultural crops

Propagation of horticultural crops: Sexual & asexual propagation of horticultural crops with their merits & demerits.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Perform organic fertilizer preparation for nursery management

Preparation of organic fertilizers for nursery:

Water hyacinth, row cowdung, green leaves and inert materials, etc.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Acquaint  the mother plant management system in nursery

Stock plant management:

Selection, raising and management.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Understand the overall marketing procedure of nursery plant

Collection , production management and marketing of nursery plant

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Text Books:

 

T. K. Bose, S.K. Mitra and Sadu, 1990, Propagation of Tropical and Subtropical Horticultural crops. Naya prokash, Calcutta- India.

K. K. De.1992. An Introduction to Plant Tissue Culture. New Central Book Agency, Calcuttta, India.

R. A. T. George. 1980. Technical Guidelines for Vegetable Seeds Technology. Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome.

M. M. Hussain.1995. Seed Production and Storage Technology (in Bangla). Meer Imtaiz Hussain, Dhaka.

P. D. Hebblethwite. 1980. Seed production. Butlerworths, London.

M. N. Islam. 1990. “Bij Shanrakhan prajukti” (in Bangla) Misses Jahura Islam, 47/A, Ram Babu Road. Mymensingh.

                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course code and title: HORT 301:

Vegetable seeds Production and Spices

Credit Hour: 02

Level: 3

Semester: I

Course Description/ Rationale: This course is designed to provide applied knowledge about Spices and vegetable seed production.

Course Educational objectives:

 

  • Acquire knowledge on vegetable seed physiology, production and their postharvest management.
  • Acquaint the Spices  and their various uses

·         Understand about spices production and their postharvest management

 

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Course content

Teaching strategies

Assessment Stratigies

At the end of the course the students will be able to -

 

Summarize vegetable seed production status in Bangladesh including its scope, production, business, demand, supply, problems and solutions

Vegetable Seeds in Bangladesh: Present status, demand and supply, import and export, seed business and seed industries, importance, scope, problems and solution.

Lecture/ Discussion

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Explain the physiological and quality parameters of vegetable seeds

Vegetable seed physiology and quality: Seed kinds and classes, purity, seed vigor, seed viability, seed dormancy, seed Germination and factors influencing seed production.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Discriminate about vegetable seed production and their postharvest management

Vegetable seeds production, processing, packaging and storing: Potato, Brinjal Cauliflower, Bottle gourd and okra storage methods, factors affection seed quality and storage life of seeds.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Generalize about important spices and condiments in Bangladesh

Spices and condiments of Bangladesh: Present status, importance, scope, problems and solution.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Perform management practices of spices and condiments to obtain better production of spices and condiments

Principle and practices of spices and condiments:

Methods of propagation, planting materials, planting methods, manuring and irrigation.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Demonstrate the modern production technology of important spices and condiments

Production technology of spices and condiments:

Onion, garlic, turmeric, zinger, chilli, black pepper, and cinnamon.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Explain the processing and storage technique of important spices and condiments in Bangladesh

Processes and storage of spices and condiments:

Onion garlic, turmeric, zinger, chilli, black pepper, and cinnamon.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Text Books:

A.  A. Farooqi, B.S. Sreeramu and K. N. Srinivasappa. 2005. Cultivation of Spice Crops. University press.

 

R. A. T. George. 1980. Technical Guidelines for Vegetable Seeds Technology. Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome.

L. Herman. 2015. Herb & Spice Companion: The Complete Guide to Over 100 Herbs & Spices. Quarto Publishing Group, USA Inc.

M. M. Hussain. 1995. Seed Production and Storage Technology (in Bangla). Meer Imtaiz Hussain, Dhaka.

P. D. Hebblethwite. 1980. Seed production. Butlerworths, London.

M. N. Islam. 1990. “Bij Shanrakhan prajukti” (in Bangla) Misses Jahura Islam, 47/A, Ram Babu Road. Mymensingh.

A. A. Khan. 1978. The physiology andn Biochemistry of Seed Dormancy and Germination. Elsiviers, North Holland.Bomedical prog, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

A. M. Mayer and A. poijakoff- Mayber. 1975, The. Germination of Seeds. Pergamon press.

J. S. Pruthi. 1986. Spices and condiments. National Book Trust, New Delhi.

M. A. Rashid and D. P. Singh. 2000. A Manual on Vegetable Seed production in Bangladesh. ABRDC-USAID-Bangladesh project, BARI, Joydebpur.

D. K. Sallunkhe and B.B.D. Bhat. 1987. Vegetable and flower Seed production. Agricole publishing Academy, New Delhi, India.

W. Crockeer and L. V. Boarton. 1953. Physiology of Seeds Chronica Botanica Company. USA.

 

 

Course code and title: HORT 302:

Vegetable seeds Production and Spices

Credit Hour: 02

Level: 3

Semester: I

Course Description/ Rationale: This course is designed to provide practical knowledge about Spices and vegetable seed production.

Course Educational objectives:

  • Acquire practical knowledge on vegetable seed physiology, seed germination and seedling production.
  • Acquaint the Spices and their various uses practically.

·         Apprehend about spices production and their postharvest management practically

 

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Course content

Teaching strategies

Assessment Stratigies

At the end of the course the students will be able to -

 

Identify almost all common spices and condiments of Bangladesh

Identification of spices and condiments.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Distinguish the different economic part and management practices of particular spices and condiments

Study of morphological features of important spices and condiments.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Estimate the fertilizer doses for commercial production of vegetable seeds and spices

Estimation of manure and fertilizer doses for different vegetable and spice crops.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation//Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Understand about vegetative propagating materials of vegetables and spices

Study of vegetative propagating materials of vegetable and spices crops.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation/ Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Recognize about processing techniques of some spices crops

Processing techniques of some selected spice crops.

 

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Discriminate knowledge about seed extraction techniques of some vegetable crops

Seed extraction process of selected vegetables.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation/ Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Spread over manure and fertilizer application system in the vegetable and spices field

Method of application of manure and fertilizers in vegetable seed and spices crops.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation/ Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Discriminate about seed quality and identify the good quality seed

Test of germination and purity percentage of seeds.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation/ Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Analyze the profitability of the production of vegetable seeds and spices

Estimation of cost of production and economic return of some important vegetable seeds and spices.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Comprehend the management schedule of spices crops

Crop Calendar for spices crops

Discussion/ Multimedia presentation

Assignment

Physically observe the vegetable seed and spices production in the growers field

Field visit.

 

Demonstration

Assignment

Text Books:

A. M. Mayer.and A. poijakoff- Mayber. 1975. The. Germination of Seeds. Pergamon press.

J. S. Pruthi. 1986. Spices and condiments. National Book Trust, New Delhi.

J. W. E. Purseglove, G. Brown, C. L. Green and S.R.J. Robbins. 1981. Spices, Boll & Longman Group Uk  Ltd. London.

M. A. Rashid and D. P. Singh. 2000. A Manual on Vegetable Seed production in Bangladesh. ABRDC-USAID-Bangladesh project, BARI, Joydebpur.

E. H. Roberts.1974. Viability to Seeds. Chapman and Hall Ltd, London.

D. K. Sallunkhe and B.B.D. Bhat. 1987. Vegetable and flower Seed production. Agricole publishing Academy, New Delhi, India. 

 

 

 

Course code and title: HORT 453:

Fruit production & Orchard Management

Credit Hour: 03

Level: 4

Semester: II

Course Description/ Rationale: This course is designed to provide applied knowledge about fruit and orchard management.

Course Educational objectives:

  • Conceptualize horticulture and pomology
  • Acquire knowledge on propagation techniques of fruit plants.
  • Acquaint the establishment and proper management of orchard

·         Understand about  fruit production and their postharvest management

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Course content

Teaching strategies

Assessment Stratigies

At the end of the course the students will be able to -

 

Discriminate about fruits, its importance and production status

Introduction to pomology and general aspects of fruit production in Bangladesh: Definition and classification of fruit, scope, importance, area and production of common fruits

Lecture/ Discussion

Quiz, Class test & Semester final

 

Explain fruit distribution over the world, best fruit growing region and environmental factors of fruit production

Environmental physiology and geographical distribution of fruit crops: Effect of environmental factors on production of fruit. Major fruit growing regions of the world, their climatic feature and distribution of fruit plants.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test & Semester final

Summarize different propagation practices of fruit plants with their merits and demerits

Propagation of fruit crops:

 Methods of propagation - seedage & polyembryony, cuttage, layerage, and graftage.  Stionic relationship and incompatibility, top working and micro propagation.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz, Class test & Semester final

Understand about soil nutritional management of fruit plants by using irrigation and fertilization

Soil nutrition & irrigation of fruit crops: Fertilizing & manuring of fruit crops, irrigation & drainage.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz,  Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Recognize the orchard and its management practices

 

 

 

Establishment & management of fruit orchard: Site selection, land development and planting plant, bearing habit, unfruitfulness, pruning and training, controlling soil erosion

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz,  Class test, Assignment & Semester final

 

Know the plant growth regulators and its uses for the improvement of fruit plant

 

Describe the method of plant growth regulators application for fruit crops

Use of growth regulators in fruit production: Classification, importance, preparation& use of growth regulators in fruit production. Methods of plant growth application in different fruit crops.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz,  Class test, Assignment & Semester final

 

Describe the modern production technology of fruit plants of Bangladesh

Production technology of fruit crops:

Banana, Papaya, pineapple, mango, jackfruit, litchi guava jujube, coconut, citrus fruits and important minor and exotic fruits.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz,  Class test, Assignment & Semester final

 

Summarize the postharvest practices of fruits

 

 

Postharvest management of fruits:

Postharvest physiology of fruits, factors affecting shelf life of fruits, causes of spoilage of fruits and its remedies, grading, packaging, transporting and marketing of fruits.

Lecture/ Discussion

Quiz,  Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Discriminate the advanced and new techniques of fruit production in Bangladesh

Advanced techniques in fruit production.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation

Quiz,  Class test, Assignment & Semester final

Text Books:

 

T. K. Bose, S. K. Mitra and M. K. Sadu, 1990. Propagation of Tropical and Subtropical. Horticultural Crops. Naya Prokash, Calcutta- India.

T. K. Bose and S. K. Mitra, 1995. Fruits: Tropical and Subtropical. Naya prokash, Calcutta- India.

K. K. De. 1992. An Introduction to plant Tissue Culture. New Central Book Agercy, Calcutta.

H. T. Hartmann, D.E. Kester and F.T. Davis Jr. 1990. Plant propagation principle and practices. Prentice –Hall, International Editions.

L. Hill and L. Perry. 2011. The Fruit Gardener’s Bible: A complete Guide to Growing Fruits and Nuts in the Home Garden.

R. S. Martin and C. Schultz. 2013. How to Prune Fruit Trees, Twentieth Edition.

M. F. Mondal. 2000. Nursery and plant propagation (in Bangla). Afia Mondal, BAU campus, Mymensingh.

B. Pike. 2011. The Fruit Tree Handbook.

Course code and title: HORT 454:

Fruit production & Orchard Management

 

Credit Hour: 02

Level: 4

Semester: II

Course Description/ Rationale: This course is designed to provide practical knowledge about fruit production.

Course Educational objectives:

  • Acquire practical knowledge on fruit seed physiology, seed germination and seedling production.
  • Acquaint the fruit propagation techniques practically.

·         Apprehend about fruit production and their postharvest management practically

 

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

Course content

Teaching strategies

Assessment Stratigies

At the end of the course the students will be able to -

 

Identify all common fruit plants in Bangladesh by leaf or flower or other parts

Identification of common fruit plants in Bangladesh.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Classify different fruit plants by their morphological features

Morphological features of important fruit plants.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

 

Demonstrate the planting system of fruit plants in the orchard

Practices on different layout system of fruit plants in orchard.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation//Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Know the nutritional management of fruit plants in the orchard

Methods of manuring and fertilizing practices in different fruit crops.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation/ Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Perform different propagation practices of fruit plants

Practicing vegetative propagation of common fruit plants of Bangladesh.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Operate the important management practices to improve fruit bearing of plant like pruning, training and other cultural operations in the orchard

Practices on pruning, training and other cultural operations of orchards.

Lecture/ Discussion/Multimedia presentation/ Handling of practical work

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Analyze the profitability of the orchard

Economic analysis on mango, banana, pineapple and other important fruit crops.

Lecture/ Discussion/ Demonstration

Quiz, Class test, Semester final, viva voce & practical note book

Observe the orchard and fruit Processing industry

Field visit.

Demonstration

Assignment

Text Books:

 

A. A. Mayer and A. poijakoff- Mayber. 1975, The. Germination of Seeds. Pergamon press.

J. S. Pruthi. 1986. Spices and condiments. National Book Trust, New Delhi.

J. W. E. Purseglove, G. Brown, C. L. Green and S.R.J. Robbins. 1981. Spices, Boll & Longman Group Uk Ltd. London.

M. A. Rashid and D. P. Singh. 2000. A Manual on Vegetable Seed production in Bangladesh. ABRDC-USAID-Bangladesh project, BARI, Joydebpur.

E. H. Roberts.1974. Viability to Seeds. Chapman and Hall Ltd, London.

D. K. Sallunkhe and B.B.D. Bhat. 1987. Vegetable and flower Seed production. Agricole publishing Academy, New Delhi, India.

W. Crockeer and L. V. Boarton. 1953. Physiology of Seeds Chronica Botanica Company. USA.