Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK301APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY ICompulsory354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main objective of this course is to enable the students determine the important species belonging to Apterygota and Exopterygota and to gain knowledge on their biology, damage and control methods.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Zeynep YOLDAŞ, Serdar TEZCAN
Learning Outcomes
1Gaining knowledge on phylogenetic tree
2Gaining knowledge on determination of important insect species belenging to Apterygota and Exopterygota
3Gaining knowledge on their biology and damage
4Gaining the ability to decide control methods
5Gaining the opportunity to be involved in the projects related with area, to prepare reports, or to assess the reports prepared by others
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• Phylogeny, taxonomical categories and general aspects of insects belonging to Apterygota and Exopterygota • The importance, determination, biology, useful and harmful effects and control methods of species belonging to Protura, Diplura, Collembola, Thysanura, Ephemeroptera, Odonata, Plecoptera, Grylloblattodea, Orthoptera, Phasmida, Dictyoptera, Dermaptera, Embioptera, Isoptera, Zoraptera, Psocoptera, Mallophaga, Siphunculata, Hemiptera, Thysanoptera
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Insects and phylogenetic treeDiscussion on courses
2Protura, Diplura, Collembola, ThysanuraLaboratory studies on species
3Ephemeroptera, Odonata, PlecopteraLaboratory studies on species
4Grylloblattodea, OrthopteraLaboratory studies on species
5Phasmida, Dictyoptera, DermapteraLaboratory studies on species
6Embioptera, Isoptera, ZorapteraLaboratory studies on species
7Psocoptera, Mallophaga, SiphunculataLaboratory studies on species
8Midterm exam
9HemipteraLaboratory studies on species
10HemipteraLaboratory studies on species
11HemipteraLaboratory studies on species
12HemipteraLaboratory studies on species
13HemipteraLaboratory studies on species
14ThysanopteraLaboratory studies on species
15Presentation of the projectPresentation of the project
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Tezcan, S., Başkalaşımsız ve Yarı Başkalaşımlı Böcekler. (İkinci Baskı). Meta Basım, Bornova, İzmir, 64 s. 2017. Ders Notu: -Tezcan, S. Uygulamalı Entomoloji I (Ders Notu), E.Ü.Z.F. Bitki Koruma Bölümü, Bornova-İzmir, 30 s., 2010 -Yoldaş, Z., Uygulamalı Entomoloji I (Ders Notu), E.Ü.Z.F. Bitki Koruma Bölümü, Bornova-İzmir, 37 s., 2010. Yardımcı Kaynaklar: Anonymous, Zirai Mücadele Teknik Talimatları”. Cilt 1-5. 2008 -Lodos, N., “Türkiye Entomolojisi II.” E.U. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları. 591 s 1982. -Lodos, N.,.” Türkiye Entomolojisi I.” E.U. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları. 364 s. 1991. - Lodos, N., “Türkiye Entomolojisi III.” E.U. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları. 167 s. 1993.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz414
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Case Study10220
Project Presentation11010
Self Study515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO1155 34
LO2 45   
LO325 534
LO4 245  
LO5      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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