COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Plant protection practices in organic farming * OT   120 2 2 2 3

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 Lec. Burcu ÖZBEK
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.BURCU ÖZBEK1. Öğretim Grup:A
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiGÖKMEN KOÇ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to teach the general principles of plant protection principles and methods in organic (ecological) agriculture, legal legislation and certification, and ecological plant protection methods used in the fight against diseases and harms in organic products.
Content
What is organic agriculture, where to apply neatly, what are the problems of plant protection in oraganic agriculture and their solutions, and their application in land conditions.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in agricultural technician To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
X
2
To have technical knowledge in subjects related to horticulture
X
3
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in organic agriculture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
X
4
To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assa
X
5
Obatining data in organic agriculture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying Recognizing different roles those enchance the individual skills and undertaking role as a member of the work team and
X
6
Accessing to the relevant information for the purpose, analytical thinking and planning, questioning, having an exploratory and creative vision and using the obtained knowledge for the benefit of society
X
7
Transfering knowledge to filed working people with different levels, concacting, data presenting. Moreover updating theirselves in terms of science, culture, art and social areas regarding their individual interest and skills.
X
8
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Agricultural systems and where do I go for Organic farming Recommended resources and course presentations
2 Definition of organic agriculture, its aims and comparison with Turkey and the situation in the world and other agricultural systems Recommended resources and course presentations
3 Transition rules to organic farming system and properties that should be in the field of organic farming Recommended resources and course presentations
4 The importance of plant growth and harmful factors in organic agriculture Recommended resources and course presentations
5 The importance of plant growth and harmful factors in organic agriculture Recommended resources and course presentations
6 Relation between harmful factors and irrigation, fertilization, soil processing methods from agricultural processes to be applied in organic agriculture Recommended resources and course presentations
7 Relation between harmful factors and irrigation, fertilization, soil processing methods from agricultural processes to be applied in organic agriculture Recommended resources and course presentations
8 Certification and rules in organic farming Recommended resources and course presentations
9 mid-term exam Written account of the topics seen until the mid-term exam
10 Methods and principles of war in organic agriculture I Recommended resources and course presentations
11 Methods and principles of war in organic agriculture II Recommended resources and course presentations
12 Methods and principles of war in organic agriculture III Recommended resources and course presentations
13 Pesticides which can be used against plant protection factors in organic agriculture I Recommended resources and course presentations
14 Pesticides that can be used against plant protection agents in organic agriculture II, Recommended resources and course presentations
15 Pesticides that can be used against plant protection agents in organic agriculture III Recommended resources and course presentations
16-17 Final exam Written examination about the topics until the final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources