COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Agricultural Pest Management BKP   383 5 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. İbrahim Halil ELEKCİOĞLU
Instructors
Prof.Dr.İBRAHİM HALİL ELEKCİOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.FEYZULLAH NEZİHİ UYGUR1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.ALİ ERKILIÇ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Training on management methods of plant pests, diseases and weeds ( quarantine, cultural, physical, biological and chemical) with detailed and practical information based on the examples.
Content
General information about control methods on diseases, pests and weeds; quarantine, cultural, physical, biological, chemical control methods, practices and integrated pest management.

Learning Outcomes
1) General information on pest control, cultural methods, physical methods.
2) Information on mechanical control methods against agricultural pests.
3) Information on biological and biothechnical control methods against agricultural pests.
4) Information on chemical control methods against agricultural pests.
5) Information on integrated pest management.
6) Cultural and physical management of abiotic and biotic factors (fungi, bacteria, virus,viroid, phytoplasma, spiroplasma vb).
7) Early warning system models in management of plant diseases.
8) Basic information on the protective fungicides, their active ingredients and application techniques.
9) Basic information on the systemic fungicides, their active ingredients and application techniques.
10) Decision-making criteria and parameters to management of weeds.
11) Principles of chemical control methods against weeds.
12) Herbicides for chemical weed control.
13) Application and the principles of integrated pest management in weed control.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
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
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
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
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 Introduction. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
2 General information on pest control, cultural methods, physical methods. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
3 Information on mechanical control methods against agricultural pests. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
4 General information on pest control, cultural methods, physical methods. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
5 Information on chemical control methods against agricultural pests. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
6 Information on integrated pest management. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
7 Cultural and physical management of abiotic and biotic factors (fungi, bacteria, virus,viroid, phytoplasma, spiroplasma vb). Textbook and presentations. Lecture
8 Mid-Term Exam Exam. Testing
9 Early warning system models in management of plant diseases. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
10 Basic information on the protective fungicides, their active ingredients and application techniques. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
11 Basic information on the systemic fungicides, their active ingredients and application techniques. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
12 Decision-making criteria and parameters to management of weeds. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
13 Principles of chemical control methods against weeds. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
14 Herbicides for chemical weed control. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
15 Application and the principles of integrated pest management in weed control. Textbook and presentations. Lecture
Homework
Performance Task
Performans Uygulaması
16-17 Term Exams

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources