Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9303095072005Poisonous PlantsElective114
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objectives of the course are to show and introduce of scientific names, identifier specifications, distributions and toxicity potantials of poisinous plants growing in Turkey and the Earth.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Canan Karaalp
Learning Outcomes
1Identify a range of common poisonous plants
2Understand the importance of toxicity potantials of toxic plants and their meabolites
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Poisinous plants Main factors which affects of plant toxicity Which plants and plant constituents are may be toxic? Risk groups
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Secondary metabolites and plant originated medicines
2Toxic effects of plants
3Main factors which effect toxicity of plants
4Families of poisinous plants
5Important toxic constituents
6Morphological specifications of poisinous plants
7Poisinous plants growing in Turkey
8Midterm Examination
9Risk groups
10Cautions on uses of plant originated medicinals
11Sesquiterpen lactons
12Pirolyzidine alkaloids
13Solanaceae family
14Intoxication cases
15Poisinous fungus
16Final Examination
Recommended or Required Reading
Lecture Notes
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
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination12020
Final Examination11010
Discussion224
Seminar11010
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)114
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
PO
9
PO
10
PO
11
PO
12
PO
13
PO
14
LO1              
LO2              
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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