Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK309ANIMAL PESTSCompulsory353
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide that students recognize Annelids, Mollusks, Arthropods (except Insects and Arachnids) and Chordates phylum and know their importance
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yusuf KARSAVURAN
Learning Outcomes
1Recognizing phylogenic structure related to Annelids, Mollusks, Arthropods (except Insects and Arachnids) and Chordates phylum
2Recognize species relating to important animal pests
3Knowing life cycle and damage kind of them
4Making decide to control pest and preparing report according to the knowledge
5Preparing report and recommendation to solve problem related to animal pest by using appropriate methods and techniques
6Creating a report and project related to topic, and evaluating these
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Phylum of animal pest which can damage crops and general characteristics of them. Important species relating to Annelids, Mollusks, Arthropods (except Insects and Arachnids) and Chordates phylum in plant production, descriptive, importance, life cycle, damage kinds, and control methods of them
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Classification of animal pests, their economical importance and comparing them with other pest groups in terms of economical importanceMeeting with class and discussion on course plan
2Important species belong to Annelids, descriptive, importance, life cycle, damage kinds, and control methods of thempresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
3Importance of species which belong to Mollusks phylum in term of agriculture. General characteristics of Mollusks and Gastropod class presentation and explanation of topic, discussion
4Important species belong to Mollusks, descriptive, importance, life cycle, damage kinds, and control methods of thempresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
5General characteristics and classes of Arthropod phylum. General characteristics, importance, life cycle, and control methods of Crustacean, Diplopods, Chilopods classespresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
6General characteristics and classes of Chordate phylum. Important species belong to Amphibian class, descriptive, importance, life cycle of thempresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
7Important species belong to Reptilian class, descriptive, importance, life cycle of thempresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
8Midterm Exam
9Important species belong to Aves class, descriptive, importance, life cycle of thempresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
10Damage kinds and control methods of species belong to Aves classpresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
11Important species belong to Mammalian class, descriptive, importance, life cycle of thempresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
12Important species belong to Rodent (Mammalia) order, descriptive, importance, life cycle, and damage kinds of thempresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
13Control methods of species belong to Rodent orderpresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
14Making collection of animal pests and preparing for identification of thempresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
15Preparing and evaluating term paper and reportPresentation of term paper and report
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading: Karsavuran, Y., Hayvansal Zararlılar, unpublished lecture notes, Ege Üniv. Ziraat Fak., Bornova, İzmir, 96 s., 2012. Recommended Readings: 1. Anonymous, Zirai Mücadele Teknik Talimatları Cilt 1, T.C. Tar. Köyişl. Bak. Tarımsal Araştırmalar Gn. Md., Ankara, 283 s., 2008. 2. Baran, İ., Yılmaz, İ., Ornitoloji Dersleri, Ege Üniv. Fen Fak. Kit Ser. No: 87, Bornova, 323 s., 1984. 3. Baran, İ., Atatür, M. K., Türkiye Herpetofaunası (Kurbağa ve Sürüngenler), T.C. Çevre Bakanlığı Yayınları, Ankara, 214 s., 1998. 4. Kuru, M., Omurgalı Hayvanlar, Ata. Üniv. Yay. No: 646, Kazım Karabekir Eğitim Fak. Yay. No: 3 Ders Kitapları Serisi No: 3, Erzurum, 735 s., 1987. 5. Tanyolaç, J., Tanyolaç, B., Genel Zooloji, Hatipoğlu Yayınları, Ankara, 426 s., 1990.
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)
Quiz515
Attending Lectures14228
Field Work5210
Report Preparation166
Project Preparation5210
Project Presentation11010
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)104
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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