COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Plant Protection * BBT   215 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
Instructors
Prof.Dr.SİBEL UYGUR1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teach the definition of pests, to learn about insects, to distinguish them from other arthropods, to teach the general morphology and metamorphosis of insects, to give information about important insect taxon and some important families that are economically harmful, and to give information about their management. Definition of phytopathology and weed science, their study areas, biotic and abiotic factors which cause disease in plants, general characteristics of plant pathogens and their symptoms, and give information about weeds and their general characteristics, their management.
Content
Identification of diseases and pests, their biology and general management principles

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Has basic knowledge generally in Agricultural Sciences and specifically in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
X
2
Owns basic scientific information on plant nutrients and their applications which ensure healty nutritions of plants for high quality and economic plant production
X
3
Understands the principles of ecological farming in point of sustainable and ecological farming
X
4
Has the ability to identify, define, formulize and solve engineering problems. Choses and applies the appropriate analytical and modelling techniques for this purpose.
X
5
Assimilates the information which is used for soil conservation, protection against every kinds of misuses and pollution
6
Analyses soils, their components or their actual process and plans them to accomplish the requirements of sustainable agriculture principles under real limitations
7
Prepares nutritional programmes for regular nutrition of plants cultivated in each kinds of soil or soilless growing medium
8
Leads to the application and development of new technolgies, methods and measuring systems in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition area, under the scope of scientific, economic and rational uses of agricultural areas,
9
Gains the perfection in every kinds of soil, plant, fertilizer and water analyses and their interpretations
10
Carries the effective working ability and self-confidence for taking the responsibility in solo and team works
X
11
Accesses to information and searches literatures for this purpose ,uses databases and other sources
12
Has the awareness for following the developments in science and technology and renewing them continuously
X
13
Builds effective oral and written communication in Turkish and has enough knowledge in at least one foreign language
14
Constantly improve themselves with determining their training needs in accordance with their interests and abilities in the scientific, cultural, artistic and social fields in addition to their professional development
15
Gains consciousness for professional and ethical resposibilities
X
16
Has enough awareness of project management, workplace applicaitons, health of workers, and environemt and job safety
X
17
Be aware of the legal results of their activities
X
18
Achieves awareness of the universal and public results of professional solutions and applicaitons and understands the importance of entrepreneurship and modernism
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 What is Plant Protection, Definition of phytopathology, history and study areas Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
2 Definition of pest, the importance and History of management of pests, factors that cause harm to plants (insects, mites, nematodes) Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
3 Biotic and abiotic factors causing diseases in plants Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
4 Reproduction in insects, development in insects, metamorphism, larvae and pupae Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
5 Parasitic disease cycle and periods Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
6 Identification of Important Insect orders and Important species harmful to crop plants Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
7 General characteristics of plant pathogenic viruses, their symptoms and management methods Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
8 MIDTERM Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
9 Mites, Nematodes, Snails and other pests Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
10 General characteristics of plant pathogenic bacteria, their symptoms and management methods Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
11 Control methods against plant pests, cultural, physical, biotechnical methods. Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
12 General characteristics of plant pathogenic fungi, their symptoms and management methods Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
13 Chemical pest management Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
14 Weeds, general aspects and management methods Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
15 Biological and integrated pest management Related chapters from suggested course notes/books
16-17 FINAL EXAM Related chapters from suggested course notes/books

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources