Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025512009Turfgrass Diseases and Their ControlElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the lecture is to provide the students to identify the pathogens and their symptoms on turfgrass, 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. Necip Tosun
Learning Outcomes
1Recommend proper pesticides to these pathogens
2Managing present recommendation on these pathogens considering sustainable agriculture, environment, human and food safety
3. Microscopic and macroscopic identification, and determination of prevalence and damage level of the major pathogens and their symptoms on turfgrass
4Develop novel approaches and ideas in control of these pathogens
5Organize the reports or projects related with the subject, and evaluate them
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Pathogens on turfgrass, their identification and disease symptoms,Biology and ecology of pathogens on turfgrass,Diseases management practices on turfgrass,Recommend proper pesticides and their general properties for pathogens on turfgrass
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Pathogens on turfgrass, their identification and disease symptoms
2Pathogens on turfgrass, their identification and disease symptoms
3Pathogens on turfgrass, their identification and disease symptoms
4Pathogens on turfgrass, their identification and disease symptoms
5Biology and ecology of pathogens on turfgrass
6Biology and ecology of pathogens on turfgrass
7Diseases management practices on turfgrass
8Midterm Exam
9Diseases management practices on turfgrass
10Diseases management practices on turfgrass
11Available pesticides and their general properties
12Available pesticides and their general properties
13Precautions for treatment on turfgrass
14Precautions for treatment on turfgrass
15Preparing and submitting term paper
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Smiley, R.W., P.H.Dernoeden and B.B.Clarke.2005. Compendium of Turfgrass Diseases. Third Ed.The American Phytopathology Society, St.Paul Minnesota, 167 p. Tani, T. and J.B.Beard, 1996. Color Atlas of Turfgrass Diseases.John Wiley &Sons, Inc. 245 pp. Williams, S.W. and O.N.Nesheim,2005. Ornamental and Turfgrass Pest Management, SM7. University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. 368 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
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz111
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation13030
Report Presentation111
Self Study5210
Individual Study for Homework Problems14570
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13535
Individual Study for Final Examination14545
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)220
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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