Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
KRL302ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IN AGRICULTURE Elective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to enable the students to understand and comment the complex interactions between agriculture and environmental problems and to have the capacity to improve ideas to solve the problems and to share ideas with related stake-holders.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Eftal Düzyaman; Prof.Dr. Serdar Tezcan; Prof. Ömer Lütfü Elmacı; Yrd.Doç.Dr. Nedim Çetinkaya;
Learning Outcomes
1Gaining the oppurtunity to be involved in the projects related with environmental problems, to prepare reports, or to assess the reports prepared by others.
2
3Gaining the capacity to understand the interrelations between agricultural production and the environment
4Learning and recognizing the main causes for environmental pollution, gaining the ability to learn the symptoms on plants caused by emissions in form of gases and particulates and differentiating them from symptoms caused by the living organisms.
5Gaining the ability to improve ideas to solve environmental problems and the ability for making suggestions to the producers.
6Gaining the chance for working in the govermental or private institutions as experts.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• Agriculture and environmental problems; definitions, general information on the actual status of such problems in the world and in Turkey. • Main pollution sources and types of pollution in terms of the environment as the receiver. • Effect of air, water and soil pollution on the agricultural and natural eco-systems. • Environmental problems cuased by the agricultural activities. • To give projects to the students on the selected items for preparation and presentation during the course. • General assessment of the course.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Agriculture-Environment Interactions. A historical review
2Agriculture and Pollution
3Main Pollution Sources
4Air Pollution
5Air Pollution
6Water Pollution
7Water Pollution
8Midterm exam
9Soil Pollution
10Pesticides and Agriculture
11Radioactive, Heat, Light and Electromagnetic Pollution
12Biological and Genetical Pollution
13General Solutions for the Environmental Problems
14Presentation of the Projects
15Presentation of the Projects
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Anonymous, “Çevre Bilimi-Sürdürülebilir Dünya”. Ed. Ü. Erdem. E.Ü. Çevre Sorunları Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi Yayınları No:1. XX+498 s. (1999) Anonymous, “Türkiye’nin Çevre Sorunları-2003. Türkiye Çevre Vakfı Yayını, No :163, Ankara. 472 s. (2003) Anonymous, Ökotoxikologie von Pflanzenschutzmitteln. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Sachstandsbericht Mitteilung 1. 414 pp (1994) Aydoğdu, M. & K. Gezer, Çevre Bilimi. Anı Yayıncılık. 224 s. (2007) Ecevit, O., Mennan, H., Aksoy, M., Akça, İ., Tarımsal mücadele ilaçları ve çevreye olan etkileri. OMÜ Ziraat Fakültesi, Ders Kitabı No:32, 145s. (1999) Ertürk, H., Çevre Bilimleri. Ekin Yayınları. 524 s. (2009) Türkman, A., Yaşanabilir bir çevre için. Dokuz Eylül Yayınları. 251 s. (2000)
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)
Quiz414
Attending Lectures14228
Project Presentation11515
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)91
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO1   4  
LO2   3  
LO33     
LO4  4   
LO5  4   
LO6      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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