Information Package / Course Catalogue
Organic Fertilizers And Techniques Of Land Application
Course Code: ZTO511
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

Animal and plant originated organic materials. Decomposition methods (of there materials) and values as organic manures. Using of natural organic deposit in agriculture (torf and moss). Principles of ecologic agriculture.

Course Content

Inform the students about the use of various liquid and solid waste as a soil conditioner.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to comprehend the municipal and industrial liquid and solid wastes
2.To be able to comprehend the physical, chemical, productivity and morphological properties of wastes
3.To be able to explain which features of soil can be improved and how it can be improved
4.To be able to explain how to use any kind of household and industrial waste to improve soil conditions
5.To be able to apply these materials necessary dose in territories to improve land and soil conditions
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Kacar,B.1982. Gübreler ve Gübreleme Tekniği. Gübre Fabrikaları T.A.Ş Yayınları No:1 Ankara.
2.Kacar,B. Ve Katkat,A.V.,1999. Gübreler Ve Gübreleme Tekniği.VİPAŞ A.Ş Bursa.
3.Aydeniz, A., 1992. Gübreler ve Gübreleme
4.Web Sites
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Fundamentals of organic fertilization
Week 2 - Theoretical
Manure fertilizer
Week 3 - Theoretical
Farmyard manure
Week 4 - Theoretical
Poultry manure
Week 5 - Theoretical
Green manuring
Week 6 - Theoretical
Compost and Other organic residues
Week 7 - Theoretical
Effects of organic fertilizer on physical of soil properties
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Effects of organic fertilizer on organic matter contents of soil
Week 10 - Theoretical
Effects of organic fertilizer on chemical soil properties
Week 11 - Theoretical
Nitrogen, Phosphorus vs. contents of soil
Week 12 - Theoretical
Effects of organic fertilizer on Heavy material of contents
Week 13 - Theoretical
Economic and social dimensions of organic material using
Week 14 - Theoretical
Tea factory waste
Week 15 - Theoretical
Presentations of Homework
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
Assignment104040
Term Project103535
Midterm Examination101414
Final Examination103030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)175
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PÇ-10
OÇ-1
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-3
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
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