Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Phytopathology * TEP   210 4 2 2 4

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. Mukaddes KAYIM
Prof. Dr.MUKADDES KAYIM1. Öğretim Grup:A
To enable students to develop the basic and general concepts on plant-disease interactions in damaged plants due to biotic and abiotic factors, physiological and anatomical changes in plants, disease symptoms, etiology of the pathogen, identification, spread and dispersal of the agents, appropriate conditions for infections, reproducing of the pathogens, disease cycles and control strategies.
Damages to plants caused by pathogenic microorganisms and abiotic factors and management strategies

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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
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
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
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
is able to apply basic principles of economics to the problemes encountered in agricultural sector
is able to show and express economic and social data to be used in agricultural decision making process in tables, graphs and mathematical symbols
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
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
uses basic information technologies in the analysis of economic and social data and uses software prepared for this purpose and interpretes results
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
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
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
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
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
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

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction- Plants and disease, history of Plant pathology, General Classification lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
2 Parasitism and disease development and symptomatology lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
3 How pathogens attack plants How diseases effect the crops lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
4 Genetics of plant diseases and pathogens effects on plant physiology lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
5 Plant defense systems against pathogens and epidemiology of plant diseases lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
6 Economic, ecological and pathological aspects of fungi and classification lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
7 Diseases caused by fungi lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
8 MID-TERM EXAM Evaluation by written exam
9 Diseases caused by procaryotes lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
10 Diseases caused by viruses lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
11 Abiotic plant diseases and effect of enviroment on disease development lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
12 Identification methods of plant pathogens lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
13 Weeds and parasitic higher plants lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
14 General control strategies of plant pathogens and pesticides lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
15 Management of important diseases of crop plants lecture notes, oral presentations by power point
16-17 Final Exam Evaluation of student knowledgement

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