Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK408PLANT PROTECTION OF PRODUCTSCompulsory483
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the lecture is to provide the students to comprehend basic information on Plant Protection Products, their potential risks and taken necessary measurements to safe environment, human health and non-target organisms. Recommend and apply the Plant Protection Products against important pests on their specific properties.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Enver Durmuşoğlu & Prof. Dr. Necip Tosun
Learning Outcomes
1Comprehend basic informations on Plant Protection Products
2Comprehend adverse effects of Plant Protection Products on public health and environment
3Recommend Plant Protection Products against important pests on their specific properties
4Apply Plant Protection Products against important pests and taken necessary measurements to safe environment, human health and non-target organisms
5Organize the reports or projects related with the subject, and evaluate them
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction, definitions, structure and classification of Plant Protection Products Formulation, registration, labeling, recipe system, dose, phytotoxicity Compatibility, precautions during storage and application, hazard of Plant Protection Products on human and environment Insecticides, general properties and mode of actions Fungicides, general properties and mode of actions Other Plant Protection Products (acaricides, nematicides, molluscicides, rodenticides) general properties and mode of actions Disinfectants, Plant Activators and Plant Growth Regulators etc.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Introduction, definitions, history, pesticide usage in the world and Turkey Related parts of books
1Structure and classification of Plant Protection ProductsRelated parts of books
2Formulation, registration, labeling, recipe system, dose, phytotoxicityRelated parts of books
3Toxicity class of Plant Protection Products and effects on human and environmentRelated parts of books
4Compatibility, precautions during storage and applicationRelated parts of books
5Insecticides as to active ingredients, general properties and mode of actionsRelated parts of books
6Insecticides as to active ingredients, general properties and mode of actionsRelated parts of books
7Midterm Exam
8Acaricides as to active ingredients, general properties and mode of actionsRelated parts of books
9Other Plant Protection Products as to active ingredients, general properties and mode of actionsRelated parts of books
10Fungicides as to active ingredients, general properties and mode of actionsRelated parts of books
11Fungicides as to active ingredients, general properties and mode of actionsRelated parts of books
12Fungicides as to active ingredients, general properties and mode of actionsRelated parts of books
13Disinfectants, general properties and mode of actionsRelated parts of books
14Plant activators, general properties and mode of actions, Plant Growth Regulators etc.Related parts of books
15Final ExamKitaplardaki ilgili bölümler
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading: - Öncüer, C. & E. Durmuşoğlu, 2008, Tarımsal Zararlılarla Savaş Yöntemleri ve İlaçları. Genişletilmiş 6. baskı. A.D.Ü. Yayınları, No: 28. 472 s. - Toros, S., S. Maden ve S. Sözeri, 2001. Tarımsal Savaşım Yöntem ve İlaçları, Ankara Üniversitesi Yayınları No:1520, Ankara, 417 s. - Ware, G. W. & D. M. Whitacre, 2003. The Pesticide Book. Meisterpro Information Resources, Willoughby, OH, 488 pp.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz111
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation11010
Report Presentation111
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
Report11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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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