Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025432007Agricultural Quarantine and CertificationElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
After completion of the course the students will be obtain basic informaiton about agricultural quarantine and certification and apropriate importance for plant protection
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yusuf KARSAVURAN, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa GÜMÜŞ
Learning Outcomes
1Comprehend the importance of plant protection agent in quarantine lists for national farming
2Conclude for necessary measures in the lights of this information and prepare reports
3Prepare article, project and reports in this subject and evaluate those
4Bring forward a proposal to solve problems about urban pests by new methods and techniques
5Use the characteristic of species to progress new approach for the problems encountered in quarantine and certification
6Know the plant protection agents in Internal and External Quarantine lists
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to plant health and quarantine,History of plant health control measures,International phytosanitary controls,The European Union plant health regime,National plant protection organization,Import and exports,Eradication and containment,Principles of certification and marketing schemes,International certification and marketing schemes,Indexing and diagnosis in plant health,Pest risk assessment,Hygiene and precautionary measures
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Terms and concepts about quarantine and certification
2Introduction to plant health and quarantine
3History of control measeres of plant heahlth
4International rules of control measeres of plant heahlth
5Process of plant health in EU
6Process of plant health in national plant protection organisation
7Import and export
8Eradication and ve preclusion
9Midterm exam
10Principles of certification and marketing scheme
11International certification and marketing schemes
12Detction and indexing in plant health
13Risk assesments
14Hygiene and control measures
15Assessing of subjects in the course
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Karsavuran, Y., Gümüş, M., Tarımsak Karantina ve Sertifikasyon, Basılmamış Yüksek Lisans Ders Notları, Ege Üniv. Ziraat Fak., Bornova, İzmir, 56 s., 2010. Recommended Readings: 1. Ebbels, D.L., Plant Health and Quarantine. CABI publishing, Oxon UK. 2003. 2. Demir, M., İhracat ve İthalatta Zirai Karantina. Ekonomi Gazetecilik ve Matbaacılık LTD. ŞTİ., İstanbul, 382 s., 1985.
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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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz515
Attending Lectures14228
Report Presentation11010
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Homework Problems14456
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)253
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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