Information Package / Course Catalogue
Fertilizer Analysis
Course Code: ZTO507
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement
Theory: 2
Prt.: 2
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 8
Objectives of the Course

Straight fertilizers, the compounds and the liquids at the Turkish Market are introduced. The methods of analysis are explained and practiced in the laboratory.

Course Content

Chemical and organic fertilizers on sale in the market determine the methods of chemical analysis of food content. Fertilizer production technology, analytical chemistry, Soil Chemistry, Fertilizers and Fertilization

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to define the importance of mineral fertilizers and soil physical and chemical characteristics
2.To be able to analyse the physical properties of mineral fertilizers to apply two and evaluate the results
3.To be able to apply the mineral fertilizers and chemical properties and evaluate the results of the analysis.
4.To be able to define the importance of organic fertilizers and characteristics.
5.To be able to apply the organic fertilizers and chemical properties and evaluate the results of the analysis.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Kacar, B., Kütük, C., 2010, Gübre Analizleri. Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, No: 1497. Ankara
2.Kacar, B., Katkat, V., 2009, Gübreler ve Gübreleme Tekniği. Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, No: 1119, Ankara
3.Web Sites
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Principles of mineral fertilization
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 2 - Theoretical
Chemical and physical properties of mineral fertilizers
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 3 - Theoretical
Standards for fertilizers
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 4 - Theoretical
N Fertilizers
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 5 - Theoretical
P Fertilizers
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 6 - Theoretical
K Fertilizers
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 7 - Theoretical
Composed fertilizers
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Calcium Fertilizers
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 10 - Theoretical
Magnesium Fertilizers
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 11 - Theoretical
Micro element Fertilizers
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 12 - Theoretical
Manure Fertilizers
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 13 - Theoretical
Trash Fertilizers
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 14 - Theoretical
Waste
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 15 - Theoretical
Waste
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 16 - Final Exam
FİNAL EXAM
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Lecture - Practice140228
Assignment203060
Term Project104040
Midterm Examination101414
Final Examination103030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)200
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
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
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
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