Information Package / Course Catalogue
Irrigation
Course Code: FY108
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: Students must have to complete their internship within the required time and properties. The required rules are describes at the Adnan Menderes University, Sultanhisar Vocational School, Student Internship Instructions.
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Aimed to gain proficiency on choosing an appropriate method of irrigation in agricultural and determine the water needs of plants.

Course Content

Concepts related to irrigation; identifying of plants irrigation requests before irrigation system selection and implementation; to give information about the related irrigation calculations.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Make the definition of irrigation
2.Irrigation methods and systems to know
3.Knowing the soil-water-plant relationships
4.Knowing take soil samples for measure of soil moisture
5.To calculate the plant's water consumption
6.Be able to scheduling of the irrigation
7.Choose the appropriate irrigation method
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Lecturers Lesson Notes
2.Bahçe Bitkileri Sulama Tekniği, Osman Yıldırım, Ankara Üniv. Ziraat Fak. Yayınları no: 1438
3.Textbook, articles and so on. all such literatures related with lesson.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Irrigation definition, importance and benefits of irrigation, irrigation method and system
Week 2 - Theoretical
Soil-plant-water relationships, important soil moisture values for irrigation
Week 3 - Theoretical
Methods of measuring soil moisture and take soil samples
Week 4 - Theoretical
The importance of soil water intake rate
Week 5 - Theoretical
Water requirements of irrigation, evapotranspiration
Week 6 - Theoretical
The methods used to estimate the reference evapotranspiration
Week 7 - Theoretical
The methods used to estimate the reference evapotranspiration
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Crop coefficient, effective rainfall, irrigation scheduling,
Week 10 - Theoretical
Selection of appropriate irrigation method
Week 11 - Theoretical
Methods of irrigation, surface irrigation methods
Week 12 - Theoretical
Irrigation methods of parcel
Week 13 - Theoretical
Furrow irrigation method, water distribution systems on farm
Week 14 - Theoretical
Pressurized irrigation methods, sprinkler irrigation method
Week 15 - Theoretical
Drip irrigation method
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 - Theory141242
Midterm Examination1213
Final Examination1415
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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