Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction of soil biology and its relationship with other sciences Lesson notes and extra source books
2 Soil living beings (Flora and fauna) Lesson notes and extra source books
3 Effects of soil environment on soil microflora and their functions (energy, chemical factors etc.) Lesson notes and extra source books
4 Water factors, clay and structure factors Lesson notes and extra source books
5 Alteration of soil chemical and physical properties by microorganisms. Lesson notes and extra source books
6 Biological elemental cycles (C, N cycles) Lesson notes and extra source books
7 Biological elemental cycles (S, P cycles) Lesson notes and extra source books
8 Mid-term exam Exam
9 Organometalic complex compound production and roles of microorganism in degradation Lesson notes and extra source books
10 Formation of soil structure and contribution of microorganisms to its degradation Lesson notes and extra source books
11 Interactions between soil living beings and vegetation (Symbiotic and non-symbiotic) Lesson notes and extra source books
12 Interactions between soil living beings Lesson notes and extra source books
13 Soil biology applications (pedological and geological) Lesson notes and extra source books
14 Soil biology applications (agricultural, erosion and korosion problems) Lesson notes and extra source books
15 Applications against pesticide contamination Lesson notes and extra source books
16-17 Final Exam Final Exam

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