Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK206GENERAL PHYTOPATHOLOGYCompulsory244
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is aiming to comprehend the disease concept on the plants, the etiological reasons for disease occurrence, analyze the biotic and abiotic reasons of the diseases in respect to their function and interaction in ecosystem, evaluation and recognition of the the plant pathogens,comparison the common control methods for disease management
Name of Lecturer(s)
Figen YILDIZ
Learning Outcomes
11. the common terms and general aspects of the phytopathology
22. Economical importance of the pathogens
33..Biotic and abiotic disease factors and symtomatology
4 4. Microbial substances on disease development
55.Biochemical and physiological changes on diseased plant
66.Structural and biochemical resistance response on the plant
77.Ecological aspects of the disease occurrence
88.Common disease control methods
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The basic subjects of plant pathology, history of phytopathology science, economical improtance of the diseases, Disease symptoms, Disease etiology, Disease occurrence and pathogenesis, pathogen origin chemical substances, plant resistance, disease ecology, common control methods of the diseases
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction,basic terminology, disease concept on the plantGeneral introduction
2Definitions and required specifications of biological control agents reference ( M. Yıldız.,F.Yıldız text book) 1. section 1,pg:1-20, Agrios,2005: 4-75 text book
3Disease symptoms
4Abiotic or non infectious plant diseasesAgrios,2005,chapter 7:252-262;10:358-383
5Plant diseases caused by virusesAgrios,chapter 14, 723-824
6Plant diseases caused by virusesAgrios,chapter 14, 723-824
7Plant diseases caused by procaryotes:bacteria and molllicutesAgrios,chapter 12: 615-703
8Midterm exam
9Plant disease caused by fungiAgrios,chapter 11: 385-614
10Plant disease caused by fungiAgrios,chapter 11: 385-614
11Parasitism and disease developmentAgrios chapter 2:77-104
12Pathogens attact to the plants,pathogen originated chemicalsAgrios, chapter 5:175-205
13Effects of pathogens on the photosynthesis and respirationAgrios chapter 3:106-121
14Resistant response on the plants, disease ecology Agrios chapter 6:208-246
15Presentation of midterm project
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Agrios,G.N.2005. Plant pathology, , 5 th edition, Elsevier Academic Press,U.S. Pp: 948.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz414
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Case Study6212
Report Presentation11515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)122
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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