Information Package / Course Catalogue
Rangeland Ecology
Course Code: ZTB532
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

For information on meadows and pastures, vegetation, climate, topography, soil, define relationships between pasture users and environmental factors

Course Content

Assess the ecological functions of meadows and pastures, and their roles in ecosystem

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Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition of pasture pasture ecology and its relation with other disciplines
Week 2 - Theoretical
Energy flow and nutrient cycle in meadow pastures
Week 3 - Theoretical
Ecological factors
Week 4 - Theoretical
Effects of light and temperature on meadow pastures
Week 5 - Theoretical
Effects of water on meadow pastures
Week 6 - Theoretical
Chemical factors of meadow pasture vegetations effects
Week 7 - Theoretical
The effects of topographic and mechanical topographic factors on meadow pasture vegetation
Week 8 - Theoretical
Biotic factors in meadow pasture vegetations
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 10 - Theoretical
Meadow and pasture vegetation
Week 11 - Theoretical
Flexibility of vegetation in meadow pastures
Week 12 - Theoretical
Development of primary and secondary vegetation
Week 13 - Theoretical
Development stages of vegetation
Week 14 - Theoretical
Stability in vegetation
Week 15 - Theoretical
The effects of deterioration of vegetation and grazing on meadow pasture vegetation
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 - Theory140342
Assignment105050
Project105050
Midterm Examination101313
Final Examination102020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)175
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue