Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
BBZ302PLANT NUTRITION DISORDERS Elective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, basic theoritical and visual diagnosis techniques for mineral disorders in major horticultural and filed crops are explained.Attendance will provide fast and accurate diagnosis ability.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. İzzet Zeki ATALAY
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to learn the importance of visiual diagnosis of mineral nutrient disorders in crops for interpretation of nutrient status of the crops
2Being able to learn further supportive knowledge for diagnosis of mineral nutrient disorders in horticultural plants
3Being able to learn factors that cause nutrient disorders
4Being able to have skill about basic theoritical and visual diagnosis of mineral deficiencies and toxicities in plants.
5Being able to have ability for interpretation of the factors that affect nutrient concentration of plants
6Being able to learn reference values of mineral nutrients in plants
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Comparison of the methods of soil fertility determination.Deficiency and toxicity symptoms in citrus,vineyard, apple, tomatoes, cucumber,maize,cereals,cotton,potatoes and tobacos.Factors affecting nutrient concentration of plants.Reference values of mineral nutrients for crops.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Comparison of the methods used for soil fertility Primary plant nutrients deficiencies
2Supportive signs for diagnosis of nutrient disorders in plants. Secondary plant nutrients deficiencies
3Reference values of mineral nutrients for crops and factors affecting the values. Toxiccity of plant nutrients
4Mineral disorders in citrus plants and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status. Nutrient deficiencies in citrus
5Mineral disorders in vineyards and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status. Nutrient deficiencies in vineyard
6Mineral disorders in apples and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status. Nutrient deficiencies in vineyard
7Mineral disorders in tomatoes and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status . Nutrient deficiencies in apples
8MIDTERM EXAM
9Mineral disorders in cucumber and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status . Nutrient deficiencies in cucumber
10Mineral disorders in maize and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status. Nutrient deficiencies in maize
11Mineral disorders in cereals and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status . Nutrient deficiencies in cereals
12Mineral disorders in cotton and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status . Nutrient deficiencies in cotton
13Mineral disorders in potatoes and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status. Nutrient deficiencies in potatoes
14Mineral disorders in tobacos and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status. Nutrient deficiencies in tobacos
15Observation of nutrient disorders under natural ( orchard) conditions. Observation of nutrient disorders under natural ( orchard) conditions.
16FINAL EXAMINATONPRACTICE EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Wallace, T.C.B.E., M.C.D.Sc.F. R.I.C., V.M.H., F.R.S. 1961. The Diagnosis of Mineral Deficiencies in Plants.Univ. of Bristol Agr. And Hort. Research Station ,Long Ashton,Bristol, London. 2.Sprague, H.B., 1964. Hunger SSigns in Crops. David McKay Comp. Inc. Washington, USA. 3.Bergmannn, W., 1992.Nutritional Disorders of Plants. Gustav Fischer Verlag Jena, Stutgart.
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11.51.5
Final Examination11.51.5
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5315
Individual Study for Final Examination5315
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)89.0
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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