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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
TYS407 Irrigation Water Quality And Salinity 927001 4 7 4
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course the classification of irrigation water used in agriculture, to provide information on the effects of the possibilities of using the environment.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. K. Ersin TEMİZEL
Learning Outcomes
  1. define effects of water salinity to the plant and soil
  2. Use of guide soil and water list
  3. define the soil and water analysis
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
1- Kanber, R., Kırda, C., Tekinel, O., 1992. Sulama Suyu niteliği ve sulamada tuzluluk sorunları. Ç.Ü. Zir. Fak. Yayın no: 21. ADANA.
2- Ayyıldız, M. 1976,Sulama Suyu Kalitesi ve Sulamada Tuzluluk problemleri.Ankara Ün. Zir. Fak. No:636. ANKARA.
3- Munsuz, N., Ünver, İ., 1995. Su Kalitesi. Ankara Ün. Zir. Fak. No:1389. Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Basic definition and units; main anions, cations, heavy metals and trace elements existent in water; irrigation water analysis; basic irrigation water quality criteria for classification and water classification systems, clogging problems and the treatment methods in drip irrigation systems; effect of salinity on plant growth; water-salt balance in soil and leaching requirement; reclamation of saline and sodic soils.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The composition and properties of water Labratory
2.Biological importance of water Labratory
3.The definition of electrical conductivity and units Labratory
4.Classification of salinity Labratory
5.Anions in irrigation water Labratory
6.Kations in irrigation water Labratory
7.The effects of salt in the irrigation water Labratory
8.Irrigation water analysis Labratory
9.Irrigation water analysis reports and examination of written reports Labratory
10.Mid-term exam
11.Methods used in the classification of irrigation water Labratory
12.Responses of plants to saline environment and the threshold of salt Labratory
13.The effects of soil salinity, leaching fraction Labratory
14.Improvement of salinity Labratory
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination160
Report Presentation00
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Project Preparation133