COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Water Quality and Salinity * TYP   339 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
Instructors
Prof.Dr.MUSTAFA ÜNLÜ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Understanding the basic information about the effects of water quality on soil and plants Developing existing irrigation systems to protect fields from further damage on saline irrigation systems and the lesson also includes the necessary approaches to solve problems that may occur such as salinity and sodium.
Content
The nature and extent of agricultural salinity ,irrigation water analysis and classification, plant, water and soil salinity relationships of plant water and salt balance in the root zone, leaching requirement, salinity problem and the remedy, the improvement of saline-sodium soils, water pollution and the use of non-traditional water resources.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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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
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
X
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
X
13
Builds effective oral and written communication in Turkish and has enough knowledge in at least one foreign language
X
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
X
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 The nature and extent of agricultural salinity, salinity elements, salinity criteria, the extensity of the agricultural salinity problem , the effects of water and soil properties on the salinity the problem. Relevant sections of the course grade
2 Analysis and classification of irrigation water, w Sampling of irrigation water, analyzes and calculations of irrigation water, evaluation of the test results. Relevant sections of the course grade
3 Classification of irrigation water, the chemical classifications are made according to the content, the classifications based on environmental impact, irrigation water classifications and giving homework issues. Relevant sections of the course grade, application of laboratory and internet browsing
4 Plant, water and soil salinity relationships, salinity, and life, the effects of salinity on the development of plant , osmotic effect, specific ion effects, toxic effects. Relevant sections of the course grade
5 Enhancing Salt Resistance in Plants Control Systems, Salinity and Plant Yield Relations, Water Quality of Soil, Irrigation and Salinity Relations. Relevant sections of the course grade
6 Plant water and salt balance in the root zone, salinity and drainage, water and salt balance of a single-layer soil profile, plant water-salt balance in the root zone. Relevant sections of the course grade, application of laboratory
7 The effect of Capilary Rise on leaching and irrigation, the salt balance of the four-layer soil profile, leaching and giving homework issues. Relevant sections of the course grade
8 Mid-term exam Mid-term exam
9 Leaching requirement for irrigation , the use of leaching water, in drainage, Leaching time, Leaching efficiency. Relevant sections of the course grade
10 Salinity problem ,elimination of the salinity problem ,saline soils, sodium soils, saline-sodium soils, boron soils. Relevant sections of the course grade, application of laboratory
11 Textbook and recognition, improving degraded soils, saline soils, improving wash, wash methods of cleaning water. Relevant sections of the course grade
12 Improvement of boron soil ,the suitability level in healing substances, healing on sodium soils and giving homework topics. Relevant sections of the course grade, application of laboratory
13 Improving saline-sodium soils, the regulation of field trials,washing total soluble salts, removal o sodification. Relevant sections of the course grade
14 Water pollution and the use of non-conventional water resources,pollution of water resources, water pollution from domestic and industrial waste. Relevant sections of the course grade
15 Regulations related to environmental pollution, laws and regulations ,use of, non-traditional water, the use of waste water. Relevant sections of the course grade
16-17 Final Exam Final Exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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