Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025241998Postharvest Pest ManagementElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the lecture is to provide the students to identify the pests on post harvest crops, to comprehend their biology and principles of control, to apply for pest management and to recommend proper pesticides based on human and environment safety criteria
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Enver Durmuşoğlu
Learning Outcomes
1Managing present recommendation on these pests considering sustainable agriculture, environment, human and food safety
2Microscopic and macroscopic identification, and determination of prevalence and damage level of the major pests on post harvest crops
3Recommend proper pesticides to these pests
4Develop novel approaches and ideas in control of these pests
5Organize 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
- Pests on post harvest crops and their identification,- Biology and their habitats of pests on post harvest crops,- Pest management practices on post harvest pests,- Recommend proper pesticides and their general properties for pest control in post harvest crops
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Pests of post harvest crops and their identification and biology
2Pests of post harvest crops and their identification and biology
3Pests of post harvest crops and their identification and biology
4Pests of post harvest crops and their identification and biology
5Pests of post harvest crops and their identification and biology
6Pest management practices on post harvest pests
7Pest management practices on post harvest pests
8Midterm Exam
9Pest management practices on post harvest pests
10Pest management practices on post harvest pests
11Available pesticides and their general properties
12Available pesticides and their general properties
13Precautions for storage and warehouse surveys
14Precautions for storage and warehouse treatments
15Preparing and submitting term paper
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Durmuşoğlu, E., Hasat Sonrası Ürünlerde Sorun Olan Zararlılar ve Mücadelesi, Basılmamış Yüksek Lisans Ders Notları, Ege Üniv. Ziraat Fak., Bornova, İzmir, 45 s., 2010. Recommended Readings:1. Anonymous, Zirai Mücadele Teknik Talimatları Cilt 1, T.C. Tar. Köyişl. Bak. Tarımsal Araştırmalar Gn. Md., Ankara, 283 s., 2008.
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
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Quiz111
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation12020
Seminar111
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Homework Problems12020
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)228
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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