Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK412INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF PESTS AND DISEASESElective484
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide that students take bases knowledge about creating a management program in which apply control methods which are the less harmful for human and environment healthy by thinking control methods which know that they keep populations of pests which are harmful in agriculture under economic threshold level all together and that they can create a management program in plant protection according to these knowledge.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yusuf KARSAVURAN, Prof. Dr. Necip TOSUN
Learning Outcomes
1Comprehending base theories and concepts of integrated pest management
2Recognizing agroecosystem elements and earning ability of determination of key pests
3Earning ability of deciding to start pest control in agroecosystem
4Explicating relationship between ecological factors and population level of pests
5Evaluating effects of ecological factors in application of plant protection methods
6Designing and applying programs of integrated pest management
7Creating an article, report and project about topic, and evaluating these
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Principles of integrated pest management. Determination and sampling of pests and their natural enemies. Establishing predicting and caution system. General principles in integrated pest management and integration of methods, application of integrated pest management, Valuating integrated pest management.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definition of integrated pest management, base theories and conceptspresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
2Principles of integrated pest managementpresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
3Determination of pestspresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
4Sampling of pestspresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
5Establishing predicting and caution systempresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
6Process of predicting and caution systempresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
7General principles in integrated pest management and integration of methodspresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
8Midterm Exam
9Principles of applying integrated pest managementpresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
10Application of integrated pest management in annual cropspresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
11Application of integrated pest management in perennial cropspresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
12Application of integrated pest management for crops in greenhousepresentation and explanation of topic, discussion
13Valuating integrated pest managementpresentation 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., Entegre Mücadele Ders Notları, E. Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Bitki Koruma Bölümü, Bornova, unpublished lecture notes, 2012. Recommended Readings: 1. Dent, D., Insect Pest Management. CAB International, Wallingford, 604 pp., 1991. 2. Kogan, M., Ecological Theory and Integrated Pest Management Practice. John Wiley and Sons, 362 pp., 1986.
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
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)
Quiz616
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation177
Report Presentation11212
Self Study4312
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
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  
LO7     5
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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