Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125342008Plant Nutrition and Soil Fertility in Organic AgricultureElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The use of organic fertilizers and organic residues. The assesment according to organic agriculture principes
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Dilek Anaç
Learning Outcomes
1Student knows the use of organic fertilizers and organic residues in organic agriculture.
2Student knows organic agriculture
3Student knows the basic principles of plant nutrition on organic agriculture.
4Student knows the sustainability of soil fertility in organic agriculture
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Fundamentals of organic fertilization
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Short history of plant nutrition and organic agriculture
2The importance of plant nutriton in organic agriculture.
3Basic principals of plant nutrition.
4Primary plant nutrients.
5Secondary plant nutrients.
6Soil Fertility
7Soil Fertility in Organic Agriculture
8Mid-term Exam
9The sustainbility of soil fertility in organic agriculture.
10Farmyard manure
11Poultry manure
12Green manuring
13Rotation
14Compost
15Other organic residues
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Kacar,B.1982.Gübreler ve Gübreleme Tekniği. Gübre Fabrikaları T.A.Ş Yayınları No:1 Ankara. Kacar,B. Ve Katkat,A.V.,1999. Gübreler Ve Gübreleme Tekniği.VİPAŞ A.Ş Bursa.
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
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Mid term Examination51050
Individual Study for Final Examination71070
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)236
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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