Information Package / Course Catalogue
Fertilizer Use And Plant Health Relations
Course Code: ZTO510
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: 7
Objectives of the Course

Relationships between plant diseases-pathogens and some physical and chemical properties of soils, fertilization rates and amounts. Effects of plant nutrition in terms of phytopatology- entomology . Effects of different fertilizers on harmful effects of plant diseases-pathogens on plants.

Course Content

Pathogenesis•Diagnosis of major plant disease •Host-pathogen interactions •Defence mechanism of plants .Mineral nutrition and plant health (disease) relations

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to comprehend the plant disease and pathogenesis
2.To be able to comprehend the host-pathogen relations
3.To be able to comprehend defence mechanisms of plants
4.To be able to evaluate relations between macro elements (N,P,K,Ca,Mg and S) nutrition and plant health
5.To be able to evaluate relations between micro elements (Fe,Zn;Mn,Cu,B and Mo) nutrition and plant disease
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Anonymous, 1976. Fertilizer Use and Plant Health. Int.Potash Inst., İzmir,Turkey Pessarakli, M., 1999.Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress. 2nd Ed. Marcel Dekker,NewYork.
2.Börner, H., 1989.Planzenkrönkheiten un Pflanzenscheutz. 6. Auflage.Eugen Ulmer ,Verlag
3.Hess, D ., 1988.Pflanzenphsiolgie. 8 Auflage ,Eugen Ulmer ,Verlag
4.Schlösser, E.,1983.Allgemeine Phtopathologie. George Thieme Verlag,Stuttgart, NewYork.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Description of plant diseases and pest damages according to their symposts
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 2 - Theoretical
Inoculum resources, infection types and damage development in plant diseases
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 3 - Theoretical
Host-pathogen interaction in disease development Defence mechanisms against disease and pests in plants
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 5 - Theoretical
The importance of nutrition elements on plant physiology
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 6 - Theoretical
Relationships among rate and form N containing fertilizers and damage degree of plant pathogens and pests
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 7 - Theoretical
Relationships among rate and form P containing fertilizers and damage degree of plant pathogens and pests
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Relationships among rate and form K containing fertilizers and damage degree of plant pathogens and pests
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 10 - Theoretical
Relationships among rate and form Ca containing fertilizers and damage degree of plant pathogens and pests
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 11 - Theoretical
Relationships among rate and form Mg containing fertilizers and damage degree of plant pathogens and pests
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 12 - Theoretical
Relationships among rate and form of micro elements(Fe, Mn, Zn, B and Cu) containing fertilizers and damage degree of plant pathogens and pests
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 13 - Theoretical
Conclusions
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 14 - Theoretical
papers and presentation
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Practice and Theory
Week 15 - Theoretical
papers and presentation
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Practice Exam
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
Assignment202550
Term Project101414
Midterm Examination102020
Final Examination103030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)170
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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