Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125221998Diagnosis of Mineral Disorders in Horticultural CropsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, basic theoritical and visual diagnosis techniques for mineral disorders in major horticultural crops are explained.Attendance will provide fast and accurate diagnosis ability.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. İzzet Zeki Atalay
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to learn factors that cause nutrient disorders
2Being able to learn reference values of mineral nutrients in horticultural plants
3Being able to learn further supportive knowledge for diagnosis of mineral nutrient disorders in horticultural plants
4Being able to learn the importance of visiual diagnosis of mineral nutrient disorders in horticultural crops for interpretation of nutrient status of the crops
5Being able to have ability for interpretation of the factors that affect nutrient concentration of plants
6Being able to have skill about basic theoritical and visual diagnosis of mineral deficiencies and toxicities in horticultural plants.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Comparison of the methods of soil fertility determination.Deficiency and toxicity symptoms in citrus,vineyard, apple, ,apricot,plum,sweet cherry, tomatoes, cucumber, summer and winter vegetables.. Factors affecting nutrient concentration of plants.Reference values of mineral nutrients for horticultural crops.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Comparison of the methods used for soil fertility
2Supportive signs for diagnosis of nutrient disorders in horticultural plants.
3Reference values of mineral nutrients for horticultural crops and factors affecting the values.
4Mineral disorders in citrus plants and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status.
5Mineral disorders in citrus plants and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status.
6Mineral disorders in vineyards and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status.
7Mineral disorders in vineyards and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status.
8MIDTERM EXAM
9Mineral disorders in apple orchards and reference values for interperetation of nutritional status .
10Mineral disorders in peach, apricot, sweet cherry and plum and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status.
11Mineral disorders in tomato and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status .
12Mineral disorders in cucumber and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status .
13Mineral disorders in summer vegetables and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status.
14Mineral disorders in winter vegetables and reference values for interpretation of nutritional status.
15Observation of nutrient disorders under natural ( orchard) conditions.
16FINAL EXAMINATON
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Wallace, T.C.B.E., M.C.D.Sc.F. R.I.C., V.M.H., F.R.S. 1961. The Diagnosis of Mineral Deficiencies in Plants.Univ. of Bristol Agr. And Hort. Research Station ,Long Ashton,Bristol, London. 2.Sprague, H.B., 1964. Hunger SSigns in Crops. David McKay Comp. Inc. Washington, USA. 3.Bergmannn, W., 1992.Nutritional Disorders of Plants. Gustav Fischer Verlag Jena, Stutgart.
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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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)232
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