Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu
Faculty of Agriculture - Department of Plant Protection

General Description

History

Department of Plant Protection was established in 1984. First students was received in 1992 and graduated in 1996. The department has two divisions; Phytopathology and Entomology. Entomology division involves nematology, acaralogy, and general entomology. Phytopathology division consists of mycology, weed science, virology and bacteriology. The Department of Plant Protection staff consists of 12 lecturer and 7 research assistant. The aim of the Plant Protection Program is to give students basic and required skills to be able to recognize and identify pests, disease and weeds, which are harmful in agricultural areas, to give knowledge about their biological and morphological features, damage types, to protect cultivated crops by considering the most applicable basic and innovative approaches, and to graduate them with also knowledge and experience on urban pests.

Qualification Awarded

Agricultural Engineer, Plant Protection

Level of Qualification

First Cycle

Specific Admission Requirements

Student applications are made to the Faculty Administration Office before the deadline for each year with the documents inquired. For application, students need to submit a diploma of high school and an achievement certificate of Student Selection and Placement System of Turkey (ÖSYM) for university matriculation exam. Each student is must be in registration process. Students are obligated to register or re-register to the courses of each semester within academic registration deadline.

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Graduates of High School, Trade and Vocational High School are accepted through Student Selection and Placement System of Turkey (ÖSYM).

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Students are required to know basic knowledge to be taught in High Schools. Students subject to Exam Regulation and Educational Instructions of Ondokuz Mayis University.

Profile of The Programme

Bachelor of Science in Plant Protection consists of eight semesters through four year education. The students complete a total of 127 credits and two practical trainings, in second and third years. The Plant Protection sub-program enables students to complete their education on the basic concepts and practices of crop protection.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

This degree enables graduates to work professionally at the departments linked to Ministry of Agriculture and Food (Provincial Directories, Provincial Quarantine Directories and Research Institutes), research-development laboratories in private sector and universities, commercial agricultural seed and chemical companies.

Access to Further Studies

Graduates of Plant Protection Program may continue MSc and PhD studies in Plant Protection related disciplines.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Students must attend 70% of theory courses, 80 % of practical work and exams. Grades are determined according to the results of mid-semester exam or assay (40%) and final exam (60%) of the compulsory or elective courses enrolled in each semester. The passing grade is 60 and student’s grade for final exam or makeup exam must be at least 50 .

Graduation Requirements

Students are awarded the Bachelor’s Degree in “Plant Protection” after completing a range of compulsory and elective courses of 135 credits, as well as 45 working days of summer occupational training during the second and third years.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full Time

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

Prof. Dr. Celal TUNCER, Head, Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Ondokuz Mayıs University, 55139, Samsun/Turkey, Fax:+903624576034 Tel:+903121919/1077

Facilities

ENTOMOLOGY LABORATORY,
MYCOLOGY LABORATORY,
WEED SCIENCE LABORATORY,
ACARALOGY LABORATORY,
VIROLOGY LABORATORY,
NEMATOLOGY LABORATORY,
BACTERIOLOGY LABORATORY.
GENERAL:
1 Glasshouse with 6 room
2 growth cabinet
1 Screen House

Programme Outcomes

  1. Have information on law and regulations in relation to plant protection
  2. Behave according to scientific , cultural and ethical issues during Professional work.
  3. Differentiate symptoms of abiotic factors which threat plant health and give recommendations to solve problems.
  4. Plant Protection in disciplines relevant issues and concepts, principles and events comprehend.
  5. Collect data in relation to plant protection problems and analyze them.
  6. Doğal kaynakların korunması, iyi tarım ve ekolojik tarım uygulamaları hakkında güncel bilgilere sahip olur.
  7. Understand the importance of life-long learning in their career,improve Professional knowledge and skills by utilizing information and communication technologies efficiently.
  8. In the field of information and ideas in oral and written presentation techniques are passed on to the relevant institutions and individuals.
  9. Recognize plant diseases, pest and weeds and identify urban pests,and know their biology and damage , and apply basic and innovative approches for their management and control.
  10. Understand the issues, principles and concepts in plant protection and relevant disiplines.
  11. Follow universal information in its field and can communicate with people in the field.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

T:Theoretical,P:Practice, L:Laboratory
Semester 1
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
ATİ101Principles Of Ataturk And History Of Revolution-I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 1.0
İSG101Occupational Health And Safetty-I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
SSDThe Non-Elective SDG 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TBBİO107Botany-I Ortak 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
TBBİO109Zoology-I Ortak 3 0 0 3.0 4.0
TBFİZ107Physics-I Ortak 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
TBKİM107General Chemistry Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TBMAT107Mathematics-I Ortak 3 0 0 3.0 4.0
TDİ101Turkish Language-I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 1.0
YD101Foreign Language-I SDG 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
ZMT109 Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
Total 23 2 0 24.0 22.0
Semester 2
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
ATİ102Principles Of Ataturk And History Of Revolution-II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 1.0
İSG102Occupational Health And Safetty-II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
SSDThe Non-Elective SDG 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TBBİO108Botany-II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TDİ102Turkish Language-II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 1.0
YD102Foreign Language II SDG 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
ZMT102 Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
ZMT104Meteorology Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
ZMT106Ecology Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ZMT108General Microbiology Zorunlu 1 2 0 2.0 5.0
Total 18 2 0 19.0 20.0
Semester 3
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
BKB201Entomology Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 6.0
MYD201Vocational English Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TEB201Agricultural Economics Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 4.0
TMB201Agricultural Machinery Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
TYS201Agricultural Structures And Irrigation Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
ZMT201Food Technology Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
ZTB201Animal Science Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
Total 16 8 0 20.0 26.0
Semester 4
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
BBB202Horticulture Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
BKB204Phytopathology Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
TBB202Field Crops Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
TBT202Agricultural Biotechnology Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
TMB202Agricultural Pest Control Machinery Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TOP202Soil Science Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
ZMT202Genetics Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ZMT214Internship-I Zorunlu 0 0 0 0.0 4.0
Total 14 10 0 19.0 30.0
Semester 5
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
BKB301Mycology Zorunlu 1 2 0 2.0 6.0
BKB303Morphology And Physiology Of Insects Zorunlu 1 2 0 2.0 5.0
BKB305Pesticides Used For Plant Diseases And Weed Control Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
BKB307Agricultural Pest Management And Control Methods Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 6.0
BKBSEÇ-5Elective-V SDG 1 2 0 2.0 8.0
Total 9 6 0 12.0 30.0
Semester 6
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
BKB302Nematology Zorunlu 1 2 0 2.0 4.0
BKB304Systematics Of Insects Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 5.0
BKB306Virus And Viroid Diseases Of Plants Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
BKBSEÇ-6Elective-VI SDG 2 0 0 2.0 9.0
SSDThe Non-Elective SDG 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
ZMT316Internship-II Zorunlu 0 0 0 0.0 8.0
Total 7 6 0 10.0 30.0
Semester 7
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
BKB401Genfungal Diseases Of Plants Ral Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 5.0
BKB403Pests Of Field Crops Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 5.0
BKB405Pests Of Stored Products Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
BKB407Plant Clinique-I Zorunlu 0 4 0 2.0 5.0
BKB409Research And Assesment Methods in Plant Protection Zorunlu 1 2 0 2.0 4.0
BKBSEÇ-7Elective-VII SDG 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
BKBSOS-ISocial Elective-I SDG 3 0 0 3.0 3.0
Total 12 10 0 17.0 30.0
Semester 8
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
BKB402Weed Management And Control Methods Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
BKB404Procaryotic Plant Diseases Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
BKB406General Pests Of Fruits Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 5.0
BKB408Plant Clinique-II Zorunlu 0 4 0 2.0 6.0
BKBSEÇ-8Elective-VIII SDG 2 0 0 2.0 8.0
BKBSOS-IISocial Elective-II SDG 3 0 0 3.0 3.0
ZMT402Entrepreneurship in Agriculture Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
Total 13 10 0 18.0 30.0

Seçmeli Ders Grupları (SDG)

SSD / The Non-Elective
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
YD101 / Foreign Language-I
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
YDİ101 English I 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
YD102 / Foreign Language II
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
YDİ102 English II 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
BKBSEÇ-5 / Elective-V
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
BKB309 Virology 1 2 0 2.0 4.0
BKB311 Weed Science 1 2 0 2.0 4.0
BKB313 Acarology 1 2 0 2.0 4.0
BKB315 Pests Of Ornamental Plants 1 2 0 2.0 4.0
BKB317 Bacteriology 1 2 0 2.0 4.0
BKBSEÇ-6 / Elective-VI
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
BKB308 Insect Ecology 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
BKB310 Management And Control Methods Of Plant Diseases 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
BKB312 Ecology And Epidemiology Of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria 1 2 0 2.0 3.0
BKB314 Ecology And Epidemiology Of Plant Viruses 1 2 0 2.0 3.0
BKB316 Systematics Of Weeds 1 2 0 2.0 3.0
BKB318 Pesticides And Biocides 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
BKBSEÇ-7 / Elective-VII
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
BKB411 Urban Entomology 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
BKB413 Pests Of Industrial Plants 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
BKB415 Diseases Of Ornamental Plants 1 2 0 2.0 4.0
BKB417 Fungal Diseases Of Industrial Plants 1 2 0 2.0 4.0
BKBSOS-I / Social Elective-I
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
SKD501 Swimming 2 2 0 3.0 3.0
SKD505 Media And Communication 3 0 0 3.0 3.0
SKD507 Human Relations And Communication 3 0 0 3.0 3.0
SKD511 Narration Techniques: Writing Training 2 2 0 3.0 3.0
SKD515 Management And Organization 3 0 0 3.0 3.0
SKD521 Entrepreneurship 2 2 0 3.0 0.0
BKBSEÇ-8 / Elective-VIII
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
BKB410 Pests Of Vegetable Crops 1 2 0 2.0 0.0
BKB412 Special Fruit Pests 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
BKB414 Diseases Of Stored Crops 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
BKB416 Plant Protection in Organic Farming 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
BKBSOS-II / Social Elective-II
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
SKD502 Swimming 2 2 0 3.0 3.0
SKD506 Media And Communication 3 0 0 3.0 3.0
SKD508 Human Relations And Communication 3 0 0 3.0 3.0
SKD512 Narration Techniques: Writing Training 2 2 0 3.0 3.0
SKD516 Management And Organization 3 0 0 3.0 3.0
SKD522 Entrepreneurship 2 2 0 3.0 0.0