Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK403WEEDS AND THEIR CONTROLCompulsory473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of the course students will be competent in Identifying the weeds, distinguishing destructive and beneficial weeds in agriulture, deciding to control of harmful weeds
Name of Lecturer(s)
Hasan DEMİRKAN
Learning Outcomes
1Identifying the harmful weeds
2Deciding to control of weeds
3Determining the proper control method
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Important herbicide groups, characteristics of some herbicides, important weeds of different crops, methods of weeds control
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definition of weed and history of weed control
2Phenoxy compounds, carbamates, urea compounds, sulfonylureas
3Anilines, amides and anilides, benzoic acids, diazines
4Triazines, benzonitriles, cyclohexones, imidazolinones
5Oxadiazoles, triazoles, amino, other phosphonates
6Gramineas (Wheat, Corn, Rice)
7Industrial Plants (Sunflower,Sugarbeet, Potato,Cotton)
8Exam
9Broadbean Plants (Lentil, Chickpea, Sesame)
10Pasture and Meadow-Forage Crops
11Fruit Trees (Stone and Pone Fruits)
12Vegetables (Tomato, Pepper, Eggplant, Pea, Bean,)
13Ornamental Plants
14Aquatic Weeds
15Woody Plants
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Nemli, Y., 2009. Yabancı Ot Savaşımı, Ders notları Tisit, 2009. Ruhsatlı Tarım İlaçları
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
Report Preparation188
Report Presentation144
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO1      
LO2      
LO3      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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