COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Soil-Agriculture and Environment Relations BBT   395 5 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
Instructors
Prof.Dr.AYFER ALKAN TORUN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Teaching the environmental pollutants, their sources and their negative effects on human and animal health and plants, is to teach the effects of agriculture on environmental pollution.
Content
Environmental and pollution concepts, environmental standards, causes of environmental problems, organic and inorganic elements that pollute the environment, effects of air pollution on people, animals and plants, water pollution and its effects, soil pollution and precautions that can be taken against it.

Learning Outcomes
1) Teaches environmental pollutants and related parameters
2) Teaches the negative effects of environmental pollution on agriculture
3) Teaches the adverse effects of agriculture on the environment
4) Teaches measures that can be taken against environmental pollution
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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
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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
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,
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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
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11
Accesses to information and searches literatures for this purpose ,uses databases and other sources
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12
Has the awareness for following the developments in science and technology and renewing them continuously
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13
Builds effective oral and written communication in Turkish and has enough knowledge in at least one foreign language
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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
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15
Gains consciousness for professional and ethical resposibilities
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Has enough awareness of project management, workplace applicaitons, health of workers, and environemt and job safety
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Be aware of the legal results of their activities
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Achieves awareness of the universal and public results of professional solutions and applicaitons and understands the importance of entrepreneurship and modernism
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Concepts of environment and pollution Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
2 Causes of environmental problems, environmental impact assessment Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
3 Harmful substances and their effects Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
4 Dose-effect relationships, risk and toxicity Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
5 Environmental standards Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
6 Heavy metals and their impact on the environment Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
7 Harmful organic substances and their effects Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
8 Mid-Term Exam Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
9 High plants as test and monitor organisms Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
10 Midterm Lecture notes and resource books Testing
11 Plants as accumulation indicator Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
12 Prevention of damage Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
13 Soil contamination and prevention Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
14 Water pollution and harmful effects and air pollution, harmful effects and prevention Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
15 Determination of air pollution by symptoms in the field Lecture notes and resource books Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
16-17 Term Exams Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
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