Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125261998Relationships Between Mineral Nutrition and Some Quality Parameters of CropsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course enables students to recognize the parameters of quality plant crops and understand their relationship with nutrition.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ömer Lütfü ELMACI
Learning Outcomes
1Able to evaluate plant nutrition and the quality of their product.
2Able to understanding the importance of fertilization on healthy plants
3Able to compare fertilization and plant factors.
4Able to recognize the quality parameters of culture plants.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Soil Science and Plant Nutrition course is recommended to be taken
Course Contents
What is the Quality? The influences of plant nutrients on carbohydrates, proteins, organic nitrogen compounds, mineral elements and vitamins.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course presentation: Content, importance, rules and requirements
2Definition and importance of the quality
3The influences of macro plant nutrients on carbohydrates.
4The influences of micro plant nutrients on carbohydrates.
5Discussion of related research articles.
6The influences of macro plant nutrients on proteins and nitrogen compounds.
7The influences of micro plant nutrients on proteins and nitrogen compounds.
8Midterm Exams
9Discussion of related research articles.
10The influences of macro plant nutrients on mineral elements contents and its effects on product quality.
11The influences of macro plant nutrients on mineral elements contents and its effects on product quality.
12Discussion of related research articles.
13Vitamins and the influences of macro plant nutrients on vitamins.
14The influences of micro plant nutrients on vitamins.
15Discussion of related research articles.
16Final Exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook Compiled lecture notes Relevant textbooks 1.Seçer, M. 1988. Bitki Besleme Fizyolojisi E.Ü. Ziraat Fak. Teksir No:62/1 Bornova İzmir. 2.Mengel K., Kirkby E.A., Kosegarten H., Appel T. Principles of plant Nutrition, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001. 4. Güneş A., Alpaslan M., İnal A. Bitki Besleme ve Gübreleme Ankara Üni. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayın No:1514, Ders Kitabı 467, 2000 5.Marschner, H. 1997. Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants.
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 Examination188
Attending Lectures14228
Criticising Paper4520
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)238
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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