Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK407INTEGRATION IN PLANT PESTS ICompulsory473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide the students with the comprehension about the occurrence cases according to the plant phenology and the plant parts damaged in/on plant, the damages and the economical importance of the perennial plant’s pests; and the integration aimed at the control of the plant’s pests in question. Besides, at the end of lecture, the students are able to comprehend how they used the knowledge learned in the some basic and applied lectures of Plant Protection Department.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yusuf KARSAVURAN
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand basic theories and concepts of integrated management
2Recognize the elements of agroecosystem, gain the ability to identify key pests
3Gaining the ability to decide to control in an agroecosystem
4To be able to interpret the relation between ecological factors and population levels of factors
5To be able to evaluate the effect of ecological factors in the application of plant protection methods
6To be able to design and implement integrated management programs
7To be able to create projects and reports on the subject and evaluate them
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• The integration of the important pests according to the plant parts in annual plants • The integration of the important pests according to the plant phenology in annual plants • Pests of vegetables and their control programmes • Pests of ornamental and their control programmes • Pests of cereal and their control programmes • Pests of forage plants and their control programmes • Pests of industrial plants and their control programmes
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Introduction (What is integration? What is the aim of integration?)
1The integration of the important pests according to the plant parts in annual plants (The pests below ground parts of plants and control of them)
2The integration of the important pests according to the plant parts in annual plants (The pests of trunks and main branches of plants and control of them)
3The integration of the important pests according to the plant parts in annual plants (The pests of buds, flowers and fruits and control of them)
4The integration of the important pests according to the plant parts in annual plants (The pests of fruits and control of them)
5The integration of the important pests according to the plant parts in annual plants (The pests of seeds and control of them)
6Midterm Exam
7The integration of the important pests according to the plant phenology in annual plants (The pests of vegetables and control of them)
8The integration of the important pests according to the plant phenology in annual plants (The pests of vegetables and control of them)
9The integration of the important pests according to the plant phenology in annual plants (The pests of ornamental and control of them)
10The integration of the important pests according to the plant phenology in annual plants (The pests of ornamental and control of them)
11The integration of the important pests according to the plant phenology in annual plants (The pests of cereal and control of them)
12The integration of the important pests according to the plant phenology in annual plants (The pests of forage plants and control of them)
13The integration of the important pests according to the plant phenology in annual plants (The pests of industrial plants and control of them)
14Presentations of student home works
15Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading: - Durmuşoğlu, E. & G. Kaşkavalcı, Bitki Zararlılarında Entegrasyon I (Tek Yıllık Bitkiler). E.Ü.Z.F. Bitki Koruma Bölümü, Bornova-İzmir, 100 s, 2010. Recommended Readings: - Anonymous, Zirai Mücadele Teknik Talimatları Cilt 1-6, 1800 s, 2008. - Öncüer, C. & E. Durmuşoğlu, Tarımsal Zararlılarla Savaş Yöntemleri ve İlaçları. Genişletilmiş 6. baskı. A.D.Ü. Yayınları, No: 28. 472 s, 2008. - Lodos, N.,” Türkiye Entomolojisi I.” E.U. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları. 364 s. 1991. - Lodos, N., “Türkiye Entomolojisi II.” E.U. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları. 591 s 1982. - Lodos, N., “Türkiye Entomolojisi III.” E.U. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları. 167 s. 1993. - Lodos, N.,” Türkiye Entomolojisi IV.” E.U. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları. 250 s. 1989. - Lodos, N. & S.Tezcan, “Türkiye Entomolojisi V Buprestidae.” Entomoloji Derneği Yayınları. 138 s. 1995. - Lodos, N.,” Türkiye Entomolojisi VI.” E.U. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları. 300 s. 1998.
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 Examination180
Homework120
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)
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination13232
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)80
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO3   4  
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LO6     4
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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