Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025081998Insect EtiologyElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course, it is given ability how to benefit from the different behavior of insects by explaining with examples in agricultural control and scientific studies.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yusuf KARSAVURAN
Learning Outcomes
1Benefit from its behavior on developing new approaches to solve the problems with pests and producing solution,
2Establishing relationship between ecological factors and populations of pests,
3Creating an article, report and project, and evaluating these
4Establishing relationship between ecological factors on behavior of pests,
5Adapting basic theories and concepts of behavior on agricultural pests,
6 Explication relationships between pests and its behavior in terms of pests and plant protection,
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Importance and definition of behavior,Factors influencing on insect behavior,- Types of behavior observed in insects,Examples of some insect behaviors,- Importance of insect behaviors in terms of themselves,- Importance of insect behaviors in terms of other species,- Importance of insect behaviors in terms of plant protection,Beneficial opportunities from insect behaviors in scientific studies,- Beneficial opportunities from insect behaviors in plant protection
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definition of behavior and general concepts
2Factors influencing on insect behavior
3Types of behavior observed in insects
4Types of behavior observed in insects
5Examples of some insect behaviors
6Examples of some insect behaviors
7Importance of insect behaviors in terms of themselves
8Midterm Exam
9Importance of insect behaviors in terms of other species
10Importance of insect behaviors in terms of other species
11Importance of insect behaviors in terms of plant protection
12Beneficial opportunities from insect behaviors in scientific studies
13Beneficial opportunities from insect behaviors in plant protection
14Beneficial opportunities from insect behaviors in plant protection
15Preparing and evaluating term paper and report
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading: Karsavuran, Y., Böcek Etolojisi, Basılmamış Yüksek Lisans Ders Notları, Ege Üniv. Ziraat Fak., Bornova, İzmir, 95 s., 2010. Recommended Readings: 1. Bailey, W. J., Ridsdill-Smith, J., Reproductive Behaviour of Insect, Chapman&Hall, London, 339, 1991. 2. Çanakçıoğlu, H., Mol, T., Böceklerde Davranış, İ. Ü. Yay. No.: 4273, Fen Bil. Enst. Yay. No: 11, İstanbul, 233 s., 2001. 3. Slater, J. B., Essentials of Animal Behaviour, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 233 pp., 2005. 4. Şahin, R., Hayvanlarda Sosyal Davranışlar, Hatipoğlu Yayınevi, Ankara, 219 s., 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
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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)
Quiz515
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation11515
Report Presentation155
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14040
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)245
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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