Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025502008Methods and Principles of Sampling in EntomologyElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to teach the fundamental concepts and methods for sampling of insects; how to gain the ability to benefit from this information in plant protection.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yusuf KARSAVURAN
Learning Outcomes
1Adaptation of basic theories and concepts of the methods and principles of sampling to the pest population monitoring,
2Determining the methods and principles of sampling according to the insect characteristic and environmental conditions,
3Using the information in agricultural pest control which obtained from the methods and principles of sampling,
4Utilization from methods and principles of sampling for solution of the problems and developing new approaches,
5Commenting the information in terms of pests and plant protection which obtained from the methods and principles of sampling,
6Creating an article, report and project related to topic and evaluating these.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Aims and principles of sampling,The importance of sampling in plant protection,- Programme of sampling,Factors that affecting the sampling,Sampling applied techniques and implements,Types of sampling,Sampling methods.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Sampling principles and aims
2The importance of sampling in plant protection
3Programme of sampling
4Factors that affecting the sampling
5Factors that affecting the sampling
6Sampling techniques and using implements
7Sampling techniques and using implements
8Midterm Exam
9Types of sampling
10Types of sampling
11Sampling methods
12Sampling methods
13Sampling methods
14The importance of sampling methods in pest control
15Preparing and evaluating term paper and report
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading: Karsavuran, Y., Entomolojide Örnekleme İlke ve Yöntemleri, Basılmamış Yüksek Lisans Ders Notları, Ege Üniv. Ziraat Fak., Bornova, İzmir, 74 s., 2010. Recommended Readings: 1. Bora, T., Karaca, İ., Kültür Bitkilerinde Hastalığın ve Zararın Ölçülmesi, E. Ü. Zir. Fak Yard. Ders Kit, Yayın No. 167, Bornova, 43 s., 1970. 2. Dent D., Insect Pest Management, CAB International Wallingford, 604 pp., 1991. 3 Karaca, İ., Özgökçe, M.S., Şenal, D., Entomolojide Populasyon Takibi ve Örnekleme Yöntemleri, SDÜ. Ziraat Fak. Yayınları No. 16, Isparta, 68 s., 2002. 4. Önder, F., Hayvansal Zararlıların Populasyon Ekolojisi, Meta Basım, Bornova, İzmir, 94 s., 2004.
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)
Quiz515
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation11010
Report Presentation155
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)230
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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