Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK414PESTICIDE RESIDUES AND RESISTANCEElective484
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the lecture is to provide the students to comprehend basic information on the reasons of occurrence of pesticide residues, their importance on human health and prevention, definitions of pesticide resistance, their importance, types and preventive strategies.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Enver Durmuşoğlu & Prof.Dr. Necip Tosun
Learning Outcomes
1Comprehend basic information on pesticide residues
2Comprehend adverse effects of pesticide residues on public health and environment
3Comprehend basic information on pesticide resistance
4Comprehend economical loses pesticide resistance
5 Recommend strategies to prevent pesticide residues and resistance
6Organize the reports or projects related with the subject, and evaluate them
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• Introduction and general information • Occurrences of the pesticide residues and general terms • Importance of pesticide residues on human health • Preventive strategies for pesticide residues • Reasons of the pesticide resistances and general terms • Insecticide resistance as to their mode of actions • Fungicide resistance as to their mode of actions • Preventive strategies for pesticide resistance
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction and general information
2Occurrences of the pesticide residues
3Definition and determination of MRL, ADI and PHI
4Occurrences of the pesticide residues on crops
5Importance of pesticide residues on human health
6Preventive strategies for pesticide residues
7Preventive strategies for pesticide residues
8Midterm Exam
9Occurrences of the pesticide resistance
10Definition and determination of Dose, LD, LC, MT
11Insecticide resistance as to their mode of actions
12Acaricide resistance as to their mode of actions
13Fungicide resistance as to their mode of actions
14Preventive strategies for pesticide resistence
15Preventive strategies for pesticide resistence
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• Öncüer, C. ve E. Durmuşoğlu, 2008. Tarımsal Zararlılarla Savaş Yöntemleri ve İlaçları. Genişletilmiş 6. Baskı. Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Yayınları No:27, Aydın, 472 s. - Ware, G. W. & D. M. Whitacre, 2003. The Pesticide Book. Meisterpro Information Resources, Willoughby, OH, 488 pp.
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)
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation11010
Individual Study for Homework Problems11212
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
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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