COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Agricultural Ecology * BBP   205 3 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Sinan ETİ
Instructors
Prof.Dr.SİNAN ETİ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teach the ecological concepts, factors of biotic and abiotic environmental factors and the relationship in agricultutreal production and to comprehend environmental protection
Content
Genaral ecological notions, ecosystems, agroecosystems, ecological adaptation of organisms,, living and lifeless environment factors and these effects on the agricultural production, erosion and environmental pollution

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic engineering and agricultural engineering
X
2
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
X
3
To have technical kknowledge in subjects related to horticulture
X
4
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in horticulture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
X
5
To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals
X
6
Breeding in Horticulture, developing new cultivars and producing propagation materials of new developed varieties
X
7
Using and applying biotechnology in horticulture
X
8
Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture
X
9
Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assaying changes after post-harvest storage in horticulture
X
10
Obatining data in horticulture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying
X
11
Recognizing different roles those enchance the individual skills and undertaking role as a member of the work team and having skills in terms of team work under different conditions
X
12
Accessing to the relevant information for the purpose, analytical thinking and planning, questioning, having an exploratory and creative vision and using the obtained knowledge for the benefit of society
X
13
Transfering knowledge to filed working people with different levels, concacting, data presenting. Moreover updating theirselves in terms of science, culture, art and social areas regarding their individual interest and skills.
X
14
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Description and parts of ecologyand introduce general ecologic concepts (biosphere, ecosystem, community, population, biome, ecotone, habitat, flora, fauna, niche) Related subjects in the lesson note
2 Food chain, food pyramide, biotic and ecology interactions Related subjects in the lesson note
3 Agroecosystems, adaptation in organisms Related subjects in the lesson note
4 The origins of culture organisms, general information of abiotic ecologic factors Related subjects in the lesson note
5 Light factor (quality, density and period of light) and factors affecting them Related subjects in the lesson note
6 Temperature factor, heat transfer, factors affecting temperature change, vsoil and air temperature Related subjects in the lesson note
7 Total temperature and chilling requirement, frost damages and precautionary measures, the effects of high and low temperatures on growth and development of organisms Related subjects in the lesson note
8 Air and air motions (winds) and its effects on organism development Related subjects in the lesson note
9 MID-TERM EXAM To get ready by studying the lesson notes and presents treated until mid-term exam
10 The effects of water factor (humidity, fog, soil moisture , falls) on organism development Related subjects in the lesson note
11 Water requirements of plants, climate and agriculture Related subjects in the lesson note
12 Soil factor (type and depth of soil, features of base soil, soil reaction, saltiness, soil weariness) and special soil requirements of plants Related subjects in the lesson note
13 Biotic factors, erosion (water and wind erosion), precautions against erosion Related subjects in the lesson note
14 Erosion (water and wind erosion), precautions against erosion Related subjects in the lesson note
15 Environmental pollution (pollutants as solid, liquid and gas, radioactive pollution) precautions against environmental pollution Related subjects in the lesson note
16-17 FINAL EXAM To get ready by studying the lesson notes and presents treated until the end of season

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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