Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025312004Experimental Techniques in EntomologyElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the lecture is to provide the students to get to be known about research methods and experimental techniques in entomological studies, to be organized and applied their own trials according to protocol of the experimental techniques, and to be evaluated statistical analyses of the trial results.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Enver Durmuşoğlu
Learning Outcomes
1Get to know types, designs and characteristics of trials
2Plan and carry out the trials to be made
3Organize the reports or projects related with the subject, and evaluate them
4Get to know about basic and special terms related to experimental techniques, deepening and improving the current and advanced information about the subjects leading to original ideas and searching as the excellence level
5Evaluate statistical analyses of the trial results
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
- Introduction: Definitions and aim- Experiment types- Experiment designs- Planning of experiments- Carry out of experiments- Evaluation of the data- Statistical analyses of the results
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction: Definitions and aims
2Experiment types (laboratory, greenhouse, field)
3Designs of single factor experiments and their properties
4Designs of multi factor experiments and their properties
5Factors reducing error
6Plot size and shape, avoiding from unwanted factors of plots
7Planning of sample trials
8Midterm Exam
9Planning of sample trials
10Population and sampling concept
11Obtaining of the data and transformation
12Evaluation of the data
13Statistical analysis of sample trials
14Statistical analysis of sample trials
15Statistical analysis of sample trials
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Durmuşoğlu, E., Entomolojide Deneme Tekniği Ders Notları. E.Ü.Z.F. Bitki Koruma Bölümü, Bornova-İzmir, 50 s, 2010. Karman, M., 1971. Bitki Koruma Araştırmalarında Genel Bilgiler, Denemelerin Kuruluşu ve Değerlendirme Esasları. Zirai Mücadele Gn.Müd. Mesleki Kitaplar Serisi. 279 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
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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
Quiz414
Attending Lectures14342
Report Preparation11010
Seminar111
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Homework Problems13030
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination0300
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)233
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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