Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK401AGRICULTURAL PLANT PROTECTION METHODSCompulsory474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the lecture is to provide the students to comprehend basic principles of pest control methods, basic knowledge on integrated pest management and experience control practices. The students can decide proper control methods in practices by taking into consideration on human and environment safe against important pests.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Enver Durmuşoğlu & Prof.Dr. Necip Tosun
Learning Outcomes
1Comprehend basic principles on combating with pests
2Comprehend basic principles on combating with diseases
3Comprehend control methods against important pests and diseases of agricultural plants
4Apply proper control methods in practices by taking into consideration on human and environment safe against important pests and diseases
5Organize the reports or projects related with the subject, and evaluate these
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
- Plant protection concept, and its importance - Basic principles on combating with diseases - Basic principles on combating with pests - Plant protection methods for pests and diseases - Integrated Pest and Disease Management
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction: Definitions and HistoricalRelated parts of books
2Basic principles on combating with diseasesRelated parts of books
3Basic principles on combating with pestsRelated parts of books
4Collecting of samples and identification and definition of pestsRelated parts of books
5Cultural measurementsRelated parts of books
6Legislative methods and quarantineRelated parts of books
7Mechanical and physical methods (traps and solarization)Related parts of books
8Midterm Exam
9Biological control (Treatments of natural enemies and beneficial microorganisms)Related parts of books
10Genetical and biotechnical methods (plant activators and pheromones)Related parts of books
11Basic principles on chemical controlRelated parts of books
12Practices of chemical controlRelated parts of books
13Demonstration of spray equipmentsRelated parts of books
14Integrated pest managementRelated parts of books
15Practices exam
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading: - Öncüer, C. ve E. Durmuşoğlu, 2008. Tarımsal Zararlılarla Savaş Yöntemleri ve İlaçları. Genişletilmiş 6. Baskı. Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Yayınları No:27, Aydın, 472 s. - Toros, S., S. Maden ve S. Sözeri, 2001. Tarımsal Savaşım Yöntem ve İlaçları, Ankara Üniversitesi Yayınları No:1520, Ankara, 417 s. Recommended Readings: - Anonymous, Zirai Mücadele Teknik Talimatları Cilt 1-6, 1800 s, 2008.
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 Sınavı1100
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)
Quiz111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Report Preparation11010
Report Presentation122
Self Study12020
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)124
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO13131  
LO23421  
LO33421  
LO4424511
LO5142432
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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