Information Package / Course Catalogue
Weeds and Their Control in Arable and Horticultural Crops
Course Code: ZBK546
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 2
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 8
Objectives of the Course

The aim of the course is to teach the recognition of the weeds that are problem in agricultural areas, their harms and struggle

Course Content

In this course, the definition of some concepts in weed science, the importance of weeds in terms of agricultural production, interactions between weeds and weeds, parasitic weeds, weeds in different fields and horticultural plants and herbicides that can be used in these areas will be covered.

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Recommended or Required Reading
1.Yeğen, O., 1984. Yabancı Otlar ve Mücadelesi. Ankara Üniv., Ziraat fak. Yayınları:906 (3). 136s.
2.Nemli, Y., 1983. Yabancı Ot Bilimi. Ege Üniv. Ziraat fak., Bitki Koruma Bölümü için ders notları. 75-II, 113s.
3.Uygur, F. N. W. Koch, H. Walter, 1984. Yabancı ot Bilimine Giriş (Kurs Notu), PLITS 2(1), 1984. Josef Margraf, Stuttgart. 114 s.
4.Uygur, F.N., W. Koch and H. Walter, 1986. Çukurova Bölgesi Buğday-Pamuk ekim sistemindeki önemli yabancı otların tanımı. PLITS 4 (1). 169p
5.Özer, Z., H. Önen, F. N. Uygur, W. Koch., 1996. Farklı Kültürlerde Sorun Olan Yabancı otlar ve Kimyasal Savaşımları. Gaziosmanpaşa Üniv., Zir. Fak. Yay. No:15, Seri No:8. 282 s.
6.Tepe, I., 1997. Türkiye’de Tarım ve Tarım Dışı Alanlarda Sorun Olan Yabancı Otlar ve Mücadeleleri. Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi Yay.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition, benefits and harms of weeds
Week 2 - Theoretical
Recognition of important weeds
Week 3 - Theoretical
Biological development in weeds, classification
Week 4 - Theoretical
Parasitic weeds
Week 5 - Theoretical
Allelopathy, introduction of competition concepts
Week 6 - Theoretical
Weed control
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 8 - Theoretical
Chemical control (Classification and application of herbicides)
Week 9 - Theoretical
Weeds and control in cereals
Week 10 - Theoretical
Struggle of weeds, potatoes, sunflowers and weeds in cotton
Week 11 - Theoretical
Weed and soya beans in tobacco, soybean and peanuts
Week 12 - Theoretical
Vineyards in vineyards and orchards
Week 13 - Theoretical
Weed crops and strawberries
Week 14 - Theoretical
Weed and control of weeds in greenhouse and outdoor area
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 - Theory142256
Lecture - Practice144284
Midterm Examination130131
Final Examination130131
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)202
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PÇ-3
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OÇ-1
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-3
4
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4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
3
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3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
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