Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025141998Pest ManagementElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to bring students in ability of examination of agroecosystem, instead of examination the pest alone is necessary to combat and natural balance, respectively. The aims of lecture are to describe seasonal changes of mentioned system, harmfulness of specimens and reasons interspecific relationships and examination on analysis methods of culture plant with pests and results of these inputs to reach the final.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yusuf KARSAVURAN
Learning Outcomes
1Adapting basic theories and concepts of pest management on monitoring of agricultural pests,
2Acquiring ability of decision if pest population level reaches harmful population level or not,
3Using knowledge about population of pest and population changes in agriculture control,
4Creating an article, report and project, and evaluating these
5Explicating knowledge about population of pest in terms of pest and plant protection,
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The description and principles of pest management,The methods of sampling and monitoring of pests,Economic analysis of yield losses,Agroecosystem and relationships in agroecosystem,General information about application of integrated pest management
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The description and basic concepts of pest management
2Basic theories and principles of pest management
3Sampling and monitoring of pests
4Sampling and monitoring of pests
5Methods of determination of yield loses
6Economic analysis of yield losses
7Structure of agroecosystem
8Midterm Exam
9Essential processes to do before integrated management.
10Essential processes to do before integrated management.
11Elements of agroecosystem
12Agroecosystem and relationships in agroecosystem
13Agroecosystem and relationships in agroecosystem
14Agroecosystem and importance of relationships in agroecosystem in terms of plant protection
15Preparing and evaluating term paper and report
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading: Karsavuran, Y., Zararlı Yönetimi, Basılmamış Yüksek Lisans Ders Notları, Ege Üniv. Ziraat Fak., Bornova, İzmir, 86 s., 2010. Recommended Readings: 1. Dent D., Insect Pest Management, CAB International Wallingford, 604 pp., 1991. 2. Kogan, M., Ecologycal Theory and Integrated Pest Management Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 362 pp., 1986. 3. Norton G. A., Mumford J. D., Decision Tools for Pest Management, CAB International Wallingford, 279 pp., 1993. 4. Pedigo L. P., Entomology and Pest Management, Prentice-Hall Inc., New Jersey, 679 pp., 1996.
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
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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 Preparation11010
Report Presentation155
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14040
Individual Study for Final Examination15555
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)255
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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