COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Soil Science * TP   113 1 2 6 6

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Nurhayat ÇULLUOĞLU
Instructors
Prof.Dr.SELİM EKER1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The lecture will gain practical knowledge and experience on; Soil has many functions in the ecosystem with its live, dynamic and heterogeneous structure; growth and development media for plants; decomposition of wastes, filtering the wastes, natural cycling of all macro-micro elements (C, N, S, and so on) take place in soil; determination of important soil properties which are essential for plant growth; calculations of plant available soil water; introducing some soil and plant analysis.
Content
Pedosphere, soil formation, decomposition, soil texture, clay minerals, soil organic matter, edaphone, cation exchange capacity, soil acidity, soil structure, soil water, soil temperature, soil colour, soil aeration, plant nutritions, soil formation factors.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Have a theoretical and basic knowledge necessary for agricultural production
X
2
Seed the formation of the different plant species, production methods, have knowledge about processes such as marketing and harvest
3
Ecological requirements of different fields and vegetable crops and to have information about their methods of cultivation and breeding methods
4
Agricultural and seed production can not achieve, having the ability to make quality analysis related
5
Be able to apply the skills in different plant breeding methods
6
Ability to analyze the data obtained by him; to have the ability to evaluate and interpret
7
Plant and recognition of pests and diseases in seed and have the ability to make fight
8
Visit the ability to apply theoretical and not in determining the methods and techniques using practical information
X
9
Adebil coordinating the plans and projects related to the field, have the competence to take responsibility as an individual or team
10
Knowledge acquired in the field and have the ability to develop skills
X
11
Inquiry and have the competence to researchers
12
Analytical thinking skills that
13
Written and verbal communication rules to know and to have effective communication skills
14
Basic level have the ability to use English
15
Computer skills and have the knowledge to be contacted but using internet technologies
16
Tohum tescili, sertifikalı tohumluk üretimi hakkında yasal düzenlemelere hakim olma
17
Çevre koruma, iş güvenliği ve sağlıgı konularında yeterli bilince sahip olma
X
18
Teknik, teknolojik ve ekonomik yönlerini dikkate alınarak tohum üretim alanlarında plan ve proje yapabilecek, uygulayabilecek ve yönetebilecek yetkinliğine sahip olma

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Composition and properties of soil parent material. Pre-reading
2 Inorganic parent material, minerals and rocks. Pre-reading
3 Weathering and decomposition of mineral portion, physical, chemical and biological weathering. Pre-reading
4 Soil texture. Pre-reading
5 Clay minerals. Pre-reading
6 Soil organic matter. Pre-reading
7 Edaphone. Pre-reading
8 Mid-term exam. General study
9 Cation and anion adsorption. Pre-reading
10 Soil Acidity. Pre-reading
11 Coagulation and peptization. Soil structure. Pre-reading
12 Soil water, soil aeration, soil temperature and soil colour. Pre-reading
13 Soil erosion. Pre-reading
14 Plant nutritions in soils. Pre-reading
15 Soil genesis and classification . Pre-reading
16-17 Final-exam. General study

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources