Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102026012007Immature Stages of InsectsElective117
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to explain the students immature stages of insects alongwith their anatomical and taxonomical aspects at ordinal and familial levels.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Serdar Tezcan
Learning Outcomes
1Gaining the oppurtunity to prepare reports, or to assess the reports prepared by others
2Gaining the ability to learn the importance of immature stages of insects
3Gaining the ability to learn the general characters of eggs, gaeads, naiads, nymphs, larvae and pupae
4Determination of economically important immature insects
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• Importance of immature insects in plant protection,• Reproduction, postembryonic development and metamorphosis,• General characteristics of eggs, gaeads, naiads, nymphs, larvae and pupae and insect orders
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General information on courses
2Metamorphosis in insects
3Reproduction and postembryonic development in insects
4General characteristics of eggs at different orders
5General characteristics of eggs at different orders
6General characteristics of eggs at different orders
7General characteristics of gaead at different orders
8Mid-term exam
9General characteristics of naiads at different orders
10General characteristics of nymphs at different orders
11General characteristics of nymphs at different orders
12General characteristics of larvae at different orders
13General characteristics of larvae at different orders
14General characteristics of pupae at different orders
15Presentation of the projects
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Bozkurt, E., “Ege Bölgesi’nde pamuklarda zararı görülen Lepidoptera larvalarının taksonomik karakterleri, konukçuları ve yayılışları üzerinde araştırmalar”. E. Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayın No: 205. (1973). Böving, A. G. & F. C. Craighead, “An Illustrated Synopsis of the Principal Larval Forms of the Order Coleoptera”. (1953). Peterson, A., “Larvae of Insects”. Edwards Brothers, Inc., USA. (1960).
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz414
Attending Lectures14228
Project Presentation11515
Self Study14798
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)215
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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