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Principles of Plant Protection
Course Code: TAM235
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 1
Prt.: 2
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Insects, animal pests, weeds and diseases of plants cause over considerable losses. Therefore,it is aimed to describe the general features of these creatures, and to determine methods of control.

Course Content

Insects, nematodes, mites, general characteristics, life styles, development, reproduction and relationships with the environment, pest management, the importance of plant diseases, disease agents, the formation of plant diseases and their symptoms, weeds damage, Control methods of plant pathogens and weeds.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to determine the harmful and beneficial concepts in Plant protection
2.rTo be able to recognize the animal pests which are belong to Nematoda, Annelida, Mollusca, Arthropoda (Arachnida, Insecta), Chordata Phylum’s
3.To be able to obtain the concept of disease in plants, to gain information on which factors cause diseases and problems created by weeds in plants
4.To be able to obtain the main concept of pests, disease and weed control methods
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
General description of plant protection General features of plant pests and animal organisms, their biology, damage types
Week 1 - Practice
Forms of damage on the recognition of animal organisms on plants
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 2 - Theoretical
General characterization, biology and damage of Nematoda Phylum General characterization, biology and damage of Acarina subclasses
Week 2 - Practice
Examination of nematodes and mites damage on plants
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 3 - Theoretical
Systematic of the insects
Week 3 - Practice
Examination of insects
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 4 - Theoretical
General characterization, biology, damage and benefit of Insecta classes
Week 4 - Practice
Examination of insects
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 5 - Theoretical
Morphology of insects, Head,thorax, abdomen and their extremities of insects
Week 5 - Practice
Examination of insects
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 6 - Theoretical
Reproduction and development of insects
Week 6 - Practice
Examination of insects
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 7 - Theoretical
Control methods of pest
Week 7 - Practice
Show the methods of control
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Causes of plant diseases Abiotic plant diseases factors
Week 9 - Practice
Examination of the plants in the field
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 10 - Theoretical
Causes of plant diseases Biotic plant diseases factors
Week 10 - Practice
Inspection on plants
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 11 - Theoretical
Formation and the definition of plant diseases
Week 11 - Practice
Review of the development of the disease on the plants
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 12 - Theoretical
Development of disease
Week 12 - Practice
Review of the development of the disease on the plants
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 13 - Theoretical
Disease symptoms, Control methods of diseases
Week 13 - Practice
Show the methods of control
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 14 - Theoretical
Determination of weeds,production losses caused by weeds
Week 14 - Practice
Examination of the weeds in the field
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 15 - Theoretical
Methods of Weed Control
Week 15 - Practice
Show the methods of control
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Preparation of materials about the topic
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140114
Lecture - Practice120224
Midterm Examination1415
Final Examination1617
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
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PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
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PÇ-12
PÇ-13
PÇ-14
PÇ-15
OÇ-1
3
2
2
3
3
5
OÇ-2
1
2
3
2
3
5
OÇ-3
1
2
3
2
3
5
OÇ-4
3
2
3
4
5
1
1
1
5
1
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