Information Package / Course Catalogue
Preperation of Fertilization Program in Agriculture
Course Code: ZTO530
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: 8
Objectives of the Course

To ensure that the students able to understand soil analysis report. Moreover they recognise the nutritional problems based on the reports. As a final, students will gain an experience to prepare soil fertilization programs.

Course Content

Examine of analysis reports in terms of physical and chemical properties of soils. Investigation of analysis reports of soil nutrient contents. Such as nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sulfur, iron, zinc, manganese, copper and the other nutrients. Preparation of fertilization program

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Mustafa Ali KAPTAN
Learning Outcomes
1.Students will be able to explain parameters presented in soil analysis report
2.Students will be able to recognize problems appear in the report
3.Students will be able to recognize assumptions needed to prepare soil fertilization program
4.Students will be able to fulfill requirements of effective fertilization
5.Students will be able to prepare the fertilization program
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Soil analysis report that prepared various laboratories
2.Kacar, B. ve A. V. Katkat. 1999. Gübreler ve Gübreleme Tekniği.
3.Tisdale, S.L., W.L. Nelson and J.D. Beaton. 1985. Soil Fertility and Fertilizers. Macmillan Publishing Company. USA.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Inspection of report with respect to nitrogen
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Literature research
Week 2 - Theoretical
Inspection of report with respect to Phosphorus
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Determination of homework
Week 3 - Theoretical
Inspection of report with respect to Potassium
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 4 - Theoretical
Inspection of report with respect to Ca, Mg, S
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 5 - Theoretical
Inspection of report with respect to Fe, Zn, Mn, Cu
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 6 - Theoretical
Inspection of report with respect to other micronutrients
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 7 - Theoretical
Inspection of report with respect to soil physical parameters
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Inspection of report with respect to soil chemical parameters
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 10 - Theoretical
Inspection of report with respect to soil biological parameters and microbiological fertilizers
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Presentation and discussion
Week 11 - Theoretical
Preparing fertilizer program
Week 12 - Theoretical
Preparing fertilizer program
Week 13 - Theoretical
Preparing fertilizer program
Week 14 - Theoretical
Preparing fertilizer program
Week 15 - Theoretical
General revision
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
Term Project105050
Individual Work101414
Midterm Examination101414
Final Examination103030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)200
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
2
2
2
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OÇ-2
2
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2
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3
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