Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK314IDENTIFICATION OF PESTSElective363
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 identification of pests in crop production.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Serdar Tezcan
Learning Outcomes
1Gaining the capacity to understand the interrelations between agricultural production and identification of pests.
2Learning and recognizing the main pests and their symptoms on plants.
3Gaining the ability to make observations in field and laboratory.
4Gaining the ability to diagnose characters used identification of pests.
5Gaining the oppurtunity to be involved in the projects related with identification of pest problems, to prepare reports, or to assess the reports prepared by others.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• Pests and their symptoms on plants. • Observations in field. • Observations in laboratory. • Sampling and identification. • Characters used in identification. • Evaluation of results • General assessment of the course.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Importance of pest identification
2Pests in crop production
3Pests and their symptoms on plants
4Pests and their symptoms on plants
5Observations in field
6Observations in field
7Observations in laboratory
8Midterm exam
9Observations in laboratory
10Sampling and identification
11Characters used in identification
12Evaluation of results
13General assessment of the course
14Presentation of the Projects
15Presentation of the Projects
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Bailly, R., Guide pratique de défense des cultures. Association de Coordination Technique Agricole, 558 s. (1990). Lodos, N., “Turkiye Entomolojisi II.” E.U. Ziraat Fakultesi Yayinlari. 591 s (1982). Lodos, N., “Turkiye Entomolojisi IV.” E.U. Ziraat Fakultesi Yayinlari.250 s. (1989). Lodos, N.,.” Turkiye Entomolojisi I.” E.U. Ziraat Fakultesi Yayinlari. 364 s. (1991). Lodos, N., “Turkiye Entomolojisi III.” E.U. Ziraat Fakultesi Yayinlari.167 s. (1993). Lodos, N., “Turkiye Entomolojisi V.” Entomoloji Dernegi Yayinlari.138 s. (1995). Lodos, N., “Turkiye Entomolojisi VI.” E.U. Ziraat Fakultesi Yayinlari.300 s (1998). Tezcan, S., "Bitkilerin Böceklerden Korunmasında Zararlı Tanısı". İkinci Baskı, Meta Basım, İzmir. 86 s. (2017).
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  53  
LO3    3 
LO4     4
LO5      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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