COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Agricultural Ecology * TEP   110 2 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. Celaleddin BARUTÇULAR
Instructors
Prof. Dr.CELALEDDİN BARUTÇULAR1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To introduce students to the major topics and concepts of plant physiology
Content
The main metabolic processes, growth and development in plants

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
is be able to explain and apply basic theories related to major science and engineering courses in order to form a foundation which enables him/her to understand advanced level subjects related to his/her profession
X
2
is able to describe, intorduce and evaluate crop and animal production techniques, tools and equipment used in this area and explain role, importance and development of agriculture in national and world economy
X
3
is able to describe characteristics and interrelations of all stages from production to consumption in agricultural sector; is able to describe basic concepts related to efficienct and sustianable use of resources; is able to explain and apply basic econ
X
4
is able to explain concepts, thought, theory and methods related to major economic, social, natural, cultural, institutional, organizational and legal factors affecting activities in agricultural sector and rural areas, also national and international for
X
5
is able to apply basic principles of economics to the problemes encountered in agricultural sector
X
6
is able to show and express economic and social data to be used in agricultural decision making process in tables, graphs and mathematical symbols
X
7
is able to apply ecosystem, biodiversity, sustainable resource management, rural development, planning and technology use related knowledge to crop and animal production and marketing processes
X
8
determines required data related to the analysis of problems encountered in agricultural sector, critically examines and uses those data, selects a proper frame, model and method for the analysis, and evaluates results of the analysis
X
9
uses basic information technologies in the analysis of economic and social data and uses software prepared for this purpose and interpretes results
X
10
is able to carry studies related to his/her field independently and according to the legal procedures; is able to give consultancy, supervising, and expertise services in those fields; is able to join to team works
X
11
is able to get access to actual and updated information in the field; is able to inquire knowledge obtained and use them for public benefit according to the purpose selected
X
12
is able to communicate with sepacialist and non-specialist people both in verbal and written form; is able to select most appropriate communications methods; is able to develop cooperation with stakeholders on producer and organization basis
X
13
acquires general and professional foreign language command at a sufficient level to observe professional developments and communicate with colleagues;is able to use information and communication technologies
X
14
is able to identify problems that can be encountered in agricultural sector; determines their context, evaluates effects of solutions, projects and policies applied in this context, produces solutions, projects and policy alternatives, foresees possible
X
15
is able to describe historical development of the profession, ethical principles obligatory during the performance of the profession and to be consicous of meticulous application of these principles
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to agricultural ecology, its importance, relationship between basic sciences and its importance for environmental pollution. Reading references
2 Defination of ecosystem and its components. Reading references
3 Basic principle of the living ecosytem. Reading references
4 Food chain and food web energy pyramid Reading references
5 Productivity of ecosystem and valuation methods Reading references
6 Difference between natural ecosystem and agroecosystem Reading references
7 Food production systems Reading references
8 Basic constituent of crop production (Gene resource, adaptation, soil classification, agricultural area and distribution) Reading references
9 Midterm examination/Assessment Reading references
10 Basic principle of organismal response to environment. Reading references
11 Sun as a environmental factor, sun light and its effects on crop production. Reading references
12 Light and crop production Reading references
13 Temperature and crop production Reading references
14 Atmosphere (oxygen, nitrogen, carbondioxide , other atmospheric gases, dust particle and smoke and crop production) and crop production. Reading references
15 Water and crop production. Soil (air, water, mineral nutrition, acidity and salinity) and crop production Reading references
16-17 Final examination Reading references

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources