Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025462007Public-Health Pest ControlElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the lecture is to provide the students to identify the pests for public and environmental areas, 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, Prof. Dr. Yusuf Karsavuran
Learning Outcomes
1Develop novel approaches and ideas in control of these pests
2Microscopic and macroscopic identification, and determination of prevalence and damage level of the major pests for public and environmental areas
3Managing present recommendation on these pests considering human and environment safe
4Organize the reports or projects related with the subject, and evaluate them
5Recommend proper pesticides to these pests
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
- Pests for public and environmental areas and their identification,- Biology and their habitats of pests for public and environmental areas,- Public health pest control management- Recommend proper pesticides and their general properties for pest control
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definitions and history
2Relationship among pest-vector, public-health and diseases
3Irritation, psychological effects, allergy, diseases transmission
4Pests for public and environmental areas and identification and biology
5Pests for public and environmental areas and identification and biology
6Pests for public and environmental areas and identification and biology
7Pests for public and environmental areas and identification and biology
8Midterm Exam
9Available pesticides for public-health and their general properties
10Available pesticides for public-health and their general properties
11Available pesticides for public-health and their general properties
12Available pesticides for public-health and their general properties
13Precautions for preparation and application of biocides
14Demonstrating of equipments for pest control, future trends
15Preparing and evaluating term paper and report
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Durmuşoğlu, E., Karsavuran, Y., Halk Sağlığında Zararlılarla Mücadele, Basılmamış Yüksek Lisans Ders Notları, Ege Üniv. Ziraat Fak., Bornova, İzmir, 95 s., 2010. Recommended Readings: - Anonymous, Zirai Mücadele Teknik Talimatları Cilt 1, T.C. Tar. Köyişl. Bak. Tarımsal Araştırmalar Gn. Md., Ankara, 283 s., 2008. - Dame, D.A., Fasulo, T.R., Public-Health Pesticide Applicator Training Manual. University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. 2002. - Ecevit, O., İnsan ve Hayvan Zararlısı Arthropod (Arthropoda)’lar. O.M.Ü. Zir. Fak. Ders Kitabı No.28, 296 s., 1998. - Robinson, W.H., Urban Entomology. ChapmanHall, London, 430pp., 1996
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
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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)
Quiz414
Attending Lectures14342
Report Preparation12020
Project Preparation12020
Project Presentation111
Self Study14570
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)227
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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