COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Fertigation * BBT   457 7 2 2 2

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
Doç.Dr.EMİN BÜLENT ERENOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The lecture aims to give the basic principles of fertilization with irrigation water (fertigation) which is useful to save water under water limited conditions and to increase the effectiveness of fertilizers and to introduce the managment of applications in practical conditions and required equipments
Content
This lecture aims to present, introduction of basic theorotical information related to fertigation ; the following topics will be presented: plant nutrition and nutrients, fertigation and fertigation techniques, innovations in fertigation applications, basic principles of fertigation, injection methods used in fertigation, plant-fertigation management, fertilizers used in fertigation and calculations of injection rates, fertigation applications in some crop plants

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
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
X
6
Analyses soils, their components or their actual process and plans them to accomplish the requirements of sustainable agriculture principles under real limitations
X
7
Prepares nutritional programmes for regular nutrition of plants cultivated in each kinds of soil or soilless growing medium
X
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,
X
9
Gains the perfection in every kinds of soil, plant, fertilizer and water analyses and their interpretations
X
10
Carries the effective working ability and self-confidence for taking the responsibility in solo and team works
11
Accesses to information and searches literatures for this purpose ,uses databases and other sources
X
12
Has the awareness for following the developments in science and technology and renewing them continuously
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
16
Has enough awareness of project management, workplace applicaitons, health of workers, and environemt and job safety
17
Be aware of the legal results of their activities
18
Achieves awareness of the universal and public results of professional solutions and applicaitons and understands the importance of entrepreneurship and modernism

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Plant Nutrition and Nutrients Pre-reading
2 Fertigation and Fertigation Techniques Pre-reading
3 Innovations in Fertigation Applications Pre-reading
4 Basic Principles of Fertigation Pre-reading
5 Basic Principles of Fertigation Pre-reading
6 Injection Methods used in Fertigation Pre-reading
7 Plant-Fertigation Management Pre-reading
8 MID-TERM EXAM
9 Plant-Fertigation Management Pre-reading and literature searching
10 Plant-Fertigation Management Pre-reading and literature searching
11 Fertilizers used in Fertigation and Calculations of Injection Rates Pre-reading
12 Fertilizers used in Fertigation and Calculations of Injection Rates Pre-reading and calculation
13 Fertigation Applications in Crop Plants Pre-reading
14 Fertigation Applications in Crop Plants Pre-reading and literature searching
15 Fertigation Applications in Crop Plants Pre-reading and literature searching
16-17 FINAL EXAM

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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