Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
TBBB-100RELATIONSHIP OF SOIL AND PLANTElective126
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To obtain Knowledge about the relationships between plants and soil properties to be investigated and plant growth changes in adverse soil conditions
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Uğur ŞİMŞEK
Learning Outcomes
1Recognizes plant and root structure
2Learns properties of soil rhizosfer
3Knows the relationship between plant and soil properties
4Knows plant responses in adverse soil conditions
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Plant nutrition availability in soil and that affected factors, effect of internal and external factors on root growth and development, relationships mineral nutrition and rhizosphere, adaptation of plant to adverse soil condition
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Mineral nutrition availability and water distrubition in soil
2Root structure of plants
3Effect of internal and external factors on root growth and development
4Mineral nutrition and rhizosphere
5Rhizosphere pH and redox potantial
6Relationships between Mycorrhizas and mineral nutrition
7Genetic basis of mineral nutrition
8Mid-term exam
9Efficiency of mineral nutrient
10Plant tolerances on toxicity of mineral nutrients
11Acid mineral soils and alkaline
12Adaptation mechanism of plants to acid and alkaline soils conditions
13Adaptation mechanism of plants to saline soils conditions
14Disorders plant nutrients by induced calcareous
15Physiologically and biochemical effets of salinity
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Aydemir, O.Toprak verimliliği II Toprak-Bitki İlişkileri. Atatürk Üniversitesi Zir.Fak. Yay No:192 -Marschner, H., 1995. Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants. Academic press. -Salisbury, F.B., C.R.Ross, 1992. Plant Physiology. Wadsworth Pub.Com., Inc., Belmont, California
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Makeup Examination122
Quiz111
Attending Lectures14342
Discussion428
Brain Storming428
Criticising Paper5315
Self Study13339
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
Homework122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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4
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5
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6
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PO
10
LO14   5   3 
LO2 4   4   5
LO3  5   4   
LO4   5   5  
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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