Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025452007AcaricidesElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the lecture is to provide the students to comprehend basic information on acaricides, that were used and are been used against major harmful mites, their potential risks and taken necessary measurements to safe environment, human health and non-target organisms. Recommend and apply the acaricides against important mites on their specific properties.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Enver Durmuşoğlu
Learning Outcomes
1Get to know detail information on effect of acaricides on all living organisms in environment
2Develop novel ideas and techniques about effective, economic and environmentally friendly acaricides usage
3Organize the reports or projects related with the subject, and evaluate them
4Get to know about active ingredients having acaricide effects on the group basis, deepening and improving the current and advanced information about the subjects leading to original ideas and searching as the excellence level
5Recommend acaricides against to major mites on cultivated plants
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
- Introduction: History and definitons - Chemical structures and general properties of acaricides- Mode of action of acaricides- Acaricide Classification: Natural acaricides, Microbial acaricides, Benzilate and organoclorine, Amine and hydrazine derivatives, Sulfonyl compounds, Organotin compounds and others
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction: History and definitonsRelated parts of books
2Chemical structures and general properties of acaricidesRelated parts of books
3Uptake and translocation by the plants, pre harvest interval and effective periods of acaricidesRelated parts of books
4Classification of acaricidesRelated parts of books
5Modes of action of acaricidesRelated parts of books
6Basic properties and evaluation of common samples of plant derivative and microbial acaricidesRelated parts of books
7Basic properties and evaluation of common active ingredients benzilate and organoclorineRelated parts of books
8Midterm Exam
9Basic properties and evaluation of common active ingredients of amine and hydrazine derivativesRelated parts of books
10Basic properties and evaluation of common active ingredients of sulfonyl compoundsRelated parts of books
11Basic properties and evaluation of common active ingredients of organotin compoundsRelated parts of books
12Basic properties and evaluation of common active ingredients of nonspecific acaricidesRelated parts of books
13Basic properties and evaluation of common active ingredients of other acaricidesRelated parts of books
14Recommendation of acaricides based on their effectiveness and cost/benefit ratioRelated parts of books
15Recommendation of acaricides based on their potential risks on human and environmentRelated parts of books
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Tomlin, C.D.S. (Ed.), 1997. The Pesticide Manual Seventh edition. Published by British Crop Protection Council. 1606 p. Öncüer, C. ve E. Durmuşoğlu, 2008. Tarımsal Zararlılarla Savaş Yöntemleri ve İlaçları Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Yayınları No: 28
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
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11515
Final Examination12525
Quiz111
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation11010
Seminar111
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Homework Problems14456
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)248
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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