Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK415HISTORY AND ORGANIZATION OF PLANT PROTECTIONElective474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide that students to be informed about the chronological changes and developments in plant protection, the operation of plant protection practice in public and private institutions in our country.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yusuf KARSAVURAN, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Hasan DEMİRKAN
Learning Outcomes
1Evaluating the development of plant protection in the beginning of agriculture
2Evaluating the methods and understanding of plant protection
3Giving information about the plant protection organization in the period of the Republic of Turkey
4Giving information about the plant protection practices in public and in private organizations
5Comparing the functioning of the plant protection in European and American countries
6Creating a project and report on the status of the development and future of the organization and evaluating these
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The chronological changes and developments of the plant protection in the world and in our country, legal regulations of plant protection organization in the period of the Republic of Turkey, the functioning of plant protection organization of the country in official institutions, the functioning of plant protection organization of the country in private institutions, the future status and the current development of the organization
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1History, basic theories and concepts related to the functioning and organization of plant protectionpresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
2The chronological changes and developments in plant protection in the world and in our countrypresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
3Legal regulations on plant protection in the Republic of Turkeypresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
4Legal regulations on plant protection in the Republic of Turkeypresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
5Organizations on plant protection in the Republic of Turkeypresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
6The functioning of plant protection organization of the country in official institutionspresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
7The functioning of plant protection organization of the country in official institutionspresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
8Midterm Exam
9The functioning of plant protection organization of the country in private institutionspresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
10The functioning of plant protection organization of the country in private institutionspresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
11The organization of the operation of the plant protection in European and American countriespresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
12The organization of the operation of the plant protection in European and American countriespresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
13Current development of the organization and the future statuspresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
14Presentation and evaluating term paperpresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
15Preparing and evaluating reportpresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading: Karsavuran, Y. and H. Demirkan, Bitki Koruma Tarihi ve Organizasyonu Ders Notları, E. Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Bitki Koruma Bölümü, Bornova Basılmamış Ders Notları, 2012. Recommended Readings: 1. Alkan, B., 1961. Türkiye’de bitki koruma, tarihçesi, organizasyonu ve ekonomik önemi üzerinde kısa bir bilgi. Koruma, 2 (l3): 3-5 2. Alkan, B., 1963. Türkiye ziraatında bitki koruma tarihçesi, organizasyonu ve problemleri. A. Ü. Zir. Fak. Yay., 214, Çalışmalar: 138, 40 s. 3. Alkan, B., 1968. Türkiye ziraatında bitki korumanın kısa tarihçesi, ekonomik önemi, organizasyonu ve sorunları. Tar. Bak. Zir. Müc. Zir. Kar. Gn. Md. Mes. Kit. Ser., 44 s. 4. Önder, F., 1983. Türkiye’de bitki korumanın dünü ve bugünü. Ege Zirai Mücadele, Özel Sayı, Yıl 15, Sayı 133. 5. Saydam, C., 1982. Türkiye’de bitki korumanın bugünkü durumu, sorunları ve öneriler. III. Türkiye Fitopatoloji Kongresi (12-15 Ekim 1982, Adana) Bildirileri, 243-250.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
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)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Quiz616
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation188
Project Preparation188
Self Study8540
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)129
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO14     
LO2  4   
LO3   5  
LO4    5 
LO5 4    
LO6   5  
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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