Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125201998Relationships of Fertilizer Use and Plant HealthElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course pathogenesis,host-pathogen interactions, defence mechanism of plants , mineral nutrition and disease relations are examined.Attendances gain skill to interpretate relation between mineral nutrition and health of plants.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Eşref İRGET, Assis. Prof. .Nedim ÇETİNKAYA
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to evaluate relations between macro elements (N,P,K,Ca,Mg and S) nutrition and plant health
2Being able to learn pathogenesis
3Being able to learn host-pathogen relations
4Being able to have skill for rearrange fertilization programme according to plant health problems.
5Being able to evaluate relations between micro elements (Fe,Zn;Mn,Cu,B and Mo) nutrition and plant disease
6Being able t o learn defence mechanisms of plants
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
•Pathogenesis •Diagnosis of major plant disease •Host-pathogen interactions •Defence mechanism of plants .Mineral nutrition and plant health (disease) relations
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Pathogenesis Diagnosis of bacterial and viral disease
2Host-pathogen interactionsDiagnosis of fungal disease
3Defence mechanisms of plantsPot Experiments : Design and preparations
4N nutrition plant health relationsPot Exp:Sowing (wheat as test plant) and fertilization (N and K doses)
5P nutrition plant health relations Plant growing
6K nutrition plant health relations Plant growing
7Ca nutrition plant health relationsInoculation (E. Graminis f.sp. tritici and Puccinia striiformis)
8MIDTERM EXAMIncubation and observation
9Mg nutrition plant health relations Incubation and observation
10Fe nutrition plant health relations Sampling
11Zn nutrition plant health relationsMeasurements and analysis
12Mn nutrition plant health relationsPlant analysis
13Cu nutrition plant health relationsPlant analysis
14B nutrition plant health relationsEvaluation and report
15Beneficial elements (Ni and Si) and plant health relationsEvaluataion and report
16FINAL EXAM PRACTICE EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
1-Datnoff, L E., Emler, W.H., Huber, D.M., 2007.Mineral Nutrition and Plant Disesae.APS Press,Minessota, USA. 2-Marschner, H., 1995.Mineral Nutrition Higher Plants.2 nd Ed. Academic Press.Amsterdam. 3-Anonim., 1976.Fertilizer Use and plant Health. IPI. Proc. Of 12 th Colloq., Bern-Switzerland.
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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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)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12424
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)239
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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