Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
TOP202 Soil Science 927001 2 4 4
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of the this course is to gain informations about importance of soil science, definition and structure of soil, relations between soil and earth, soil formation, environmental factors in soil formation and soil formation processes, the physical, chemical and biological properties of soil, learning of fields related with soil usage
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Mustafa Sağlam
Learning Outcomes
  1. Öğrenciler toprak bilimi hakkında temel ve güncel konuları tanımlarlar.
  2. Öğrenciler toprak bilimi hakkındaki problemlerin nedenlerini açıklarlar.
  3. Öğrenciler tarımsal kullanımlar için toprak özelliklerinin uygunluğunu yorumlarlar.
  4. Öğrenciler toprakların uzun süreli kullanımları için yönetim uygulamaları planlarlar.
  5. Öğrenciler topraklar için gübreler önerirler.
  6. Öğrenciler bitkilerdeki besin elementi eksikliklerini tanımlarlar.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Recommended or Required Reading
Aydın, M., Kılıç, Ş., 2010. Soil Science. Nobel Science and Research Center, Publication No: 66, Ankara, Turkey.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
Description of soil, soil formation, physical properties of soil, chemical properties of soil, biological properties of soil, fertilizers, soil erosion
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Intruduction,the definition soil, the general structure of soil + +
2.The parent material of soil, the inorganic and organic materials of soils + +
3.The factors affecting the formation of soils, The physical and chemical weathering + +
4.Soil classification, The used classification systems + +
5.Soil physical properties, soil texture, soil structure + +
6.Soil color, soil temperature + +
7.Soil water, the movement of soil water + +
8.Soil chemical properties, Colloidal fractions, Cation Exchange + +
9.Mid-term exam + +
10.Soil reaction, its relationship with plant nutrition + +
11.the plant nutrients in soils, the nutritional requirements of plants + +
12.Plant nutrients, fertilizers and fertilization + +
13.Soil biologic properties, the soil organic matter and factors affecting its + +
14.Soil erosion and its control + +
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 Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Laboratory14228
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
SUM99