Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZTM308PLANT PROTECTION MACHINESCompulsory364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to provide gaining of knowledge on plant protection machinery and to explain the effective and environmental sensitive application techniques
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. . Dr.. Hüseyin Güler
Learning Outcomes
1To attain knowledge about necessity, timing and application techniques for plant protection.
2Learning classification of plant protection machinery and all components of these machines
3To have knowledge about forming of droplets and affecting factors.
4To attain knowledge about drift of pesticides and affecting factors.
5Learning environmental sensitive application techniques and calibration of sprayers.
6To have knowledge about integrated pest management (IPM)
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Pesticide application techniques, Learning some definition about plant protection, Affecting factors on amount of sprayed pesticide, Pump selective criterion on sprayers, Importance of sprayer nozzles, Adjustment of sprayer boom, To reduce the negative effect of pesticide drift, Importance of sprayer calibration and application techniques. Safety at pesticide application.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction the course and general information about the teaching aids Acquaintance
2Importance of plant protection, introducing the pesticide transport and store Introducing this subject by visual materials
3Field sprayer and all components (pump, regulator, hose, vane, boom, nozzle )Investigating these materials related subject in laboratory
4Orchard and vineyard sprayer and all components (pump, regulator, hose, vane, boom, nozzle) Investigating these materials related subject in laboratory
5Knapsack sprayersInvestigating these sprayers related subject in laboratory
6Calculate the amount of pesticide for different applicationsSolving the problems related subject
7Importance of droplet sizeObserving the effect of pressure and nozzle size on the droplet size at laboratory
8Midterm exam
9Importance of sprayer calibrationCalibrate the field sprayer at laboratory
10Drift of pesticide Introducing this subject by visual materials
11Dusters and granule applicatorsIntroducing this subject by visual materials
12Treating the seeds with pesticideInvestigating these machines related subject in laboratory
13Aerial pesticide applicationIntroducing this subject by visual materials)
14Safety at pesticide applicationIntroducing this subject by visual materials
15Practice examPractice exam
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Yağcıoğlu, A., 2008. Bitki Koruma Makineleri. EÜZF Yayın No. 508. İzmir 2.Çilingir, İ., E.Dursun, 2002. Bitki Koruma Makinaları, AÜZF Yayın No.1531, Ders Kitabı No.484, Ankara 3.Kasap, E., B.Engürülü, Ö.Çiftçi, S.Kılınç, M.Gölbaşı, M.Akkurt, 1999, Bitki Koruma Makineleri, Tarım ve Köyişleri Bak. Ankara 4.Özgür,A.F., 1998, Tarımsal Savaş Yöntemleri ve İlaçlar I, ÇÜZF Ders Kitabı No.C-53, Adana 5.Matthews,G.A.2003. Pesticide Application Methods, Longman Scientific&Technical, ISBN:0-582-46351-3, Singapore
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination150
Seminar125
Homework125
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination144
Individual Study for Final Examination188
Oral Examination122
Homework4832
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)106
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