Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025281998Weed Control in HorticulturesElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To have effective decision about weed control depend on a thorough understaining of the principles of vineyard and horticulture plants, weed biology, weed flora, copetition, and susceptibility of weeds and crops to herbicides
Name of Lecturer(s)
Ass.Prof.Hasan DEMİRKAN
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to determine weed flora species in vineyard and horticulture plants, at differant stage
2To be able to solve weed problems in vineyard and horticulture plants by differant control methods (by cultural and chemical or mechanical methods)
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Determination of weeds in vineyard and horticulture plants; control of weeds
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction Biology and some properties of weeds, benefits and harmfulof weeds
2Classification of weeds, parasitic weeds
3Selectivity in weeds
4Application of herbicides
5Classification of herbicides (mode of action)
6Weed control in vegetables (tomato, pepper, eggplant, pea, bean)
7Weed control in Cucurbitaceae fam. ( cucumber, melon, squash, watermelon)
8Exam
9Weed control in Umbelliferae fam. ( carrot, celery)
10Weed control in lettuce
11Weed control in Cruciferae fam. ( cabbage, cauliflower)
12Weed control in spinach
13Weed control in fruit garden
14Weed control in vineyards
15General assessment
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Klingman, G. C., Ashton, F. M., Weed Science, Principles and Practices. Wiley Interscience Pub., New York, USA (1982). Lebaron, H.M., Gressel, J., Herbicide Resistance in Plants, A wiley- ınterscience publication, USA, 401 p., (1982) Hance, R. J., Interaction Between Herbicides and The Soil, Academic pres ENGLAND, 349p. (1980). Hance, R. J., Holly, K., Weed Control Handbook. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Edinburgh, ENGLAND, 582p. (1990). Naylor, R. E. L., Weed Management Handbook. Blackwell Publishing, BCPC, 423p. (2002). Vencil, William K., 2002. Herbicide Handbook. Weed Science Society of America, USA, 493 p. Yücer, M., 2010.
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
Self Study14570
Individual Study for Homework Problems14456
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)229
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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