Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125332003Mineral Fertilizers and Methods of AnalysisElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is supported the student to get information obout physical and chemical properties and methods of analysis of mineral fertilizers
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Hakan ÇAKICI
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to analyze the physical properties of mineral fertilizers and evaluate the results.
2Being able to analyze the chemical properties of mineral fertilizers and evaluate the results.
3Being able to learn physical and chemical properties of mineral fertilizers and its importance in terms of soil fertility.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Fertilizer technology, Analaytical chemistry, Soil chemistry, Fertilizer and fertilizer use
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Physical and chemical properties of mineral fertilizers and its importance in terms of soil fertility.Classification of mineral fertilizers
2Physical properties of mineral fertilizers Sieve analysis of mineral fertilizers
3Chemical properties of mineral fertilizers Moisture contents of mineral fertilizers
4Nitrogen fertilizersTotal nitrogen analysis of mineral fertilizers
5Nitrate nitrogen (NO3-N) fertilizersNO3-N analysis of mineral fertilizers
6Amonium nitrogen (NN4-N) fertilizersNH4-N analysis of mineral fertilizers
7Biuret in fertilizersBiuret analysis of mineral fertilizers
8Phosphorus fertilizersPhosphorus analysis of fertilizers
9Potassium fertilizersPotassium analysis of fertilizers
10Midterms
11Mikronutrients fertilizers 1 Fe and Zn analysis of fertilizers
12Mikronutrients fertilizers 2Cu and Mn analysis of fertilizers
13Mikronutrients fertilizers 3B analysis of fertilizers
14Practice examination
15Final examination
16
Recommended or Required Reading
Kacar, B., Kütük, C., 2010, Gübre Analizleri. Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, No: 1497. Ankara Kacar, B., Katkat, V., 2009, Gübreler ve Gübreleme Tekniği. Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, No: 1119, Ankara
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 Lectures13565
Practice13339
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
Laboratory Examination133
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)245
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