Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025592009Plant Activators and Disease ManagementElective118
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 host-defense mechanisms against plant diseases, fundamental information on plant activators to biotic and abiotic factors, to get to know on types, mode of actions and recommendation of plant activators.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Necip Tosun
Learning Outcomes
1Get to know about fundamental information on plant activators
2Comprehend basic information on host-defense mechanisms against plant diseases, deepening and improving the current and advanced information about the subjects leading to original ideas and searching as the excellence level
3Organize the reports or projects related with the subject, and evaluate these
4Comprehend types, mode of actions of plant activators
5Recommend plant activators against to major plant diseases 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,Host-defense mechanisms against plant diseases,Chemical structures and general properties of plant activators,Modes of action of plant activators,Plant activator classification,Strategies on using of plant activators in plant disease management
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction: History and definitons
2Host-Defence mechanisms
3Fungal disease resistance in plants
4Fungal disease resistance in plants
5Bacterial disease resistance in plants
6Bacterial disease resistance in plants
7Chemical structures and general properties of plant activators
8Midterm Exam
9Modes of action of plant activators
10Classifications of plant activators and evaluation of common active ingredients
11Classifications of plant activators and evaluation of common active ingredients
12Classifications of plant activators and evaluation of common active ingredients
13Strategies on using of plant activators in integrated disease management
14Strategies on using of plant activators in integrated disease management
15General evaluations and presentations
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- Vidhyasekaran, P., 2004. Concise Encyclopedia of Plant Pathology. Food Products Pres, Oxford, 619 pp. - Punja, Z. K., 2004. Fungal Diseases Resistance in Plants. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetic Engineering. Food Products Pres, Oxford, 266 pp. Vidhyasekaran, P., 2002. Bacterial Diseases Resistance in Plants. Molecular Biology and Biotechnological Applications. Food Products Pres, Oxford, 452 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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz111
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation13030
Report Presentation122
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Homework Problems12020
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)235
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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