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SDÜ Education Information System Course Content
Programme
Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences Agricultural Machinery
Course Information
Course Unit Code
Course Unit Title
Credit Theoretic
Credit Pratic
Credit Lab/A
Credit Total
Credit Ects
Semester
01TRM5107
No-Tillage Agriculture
3.00
0.00
0.00
3.00
6.00
1
Course Information
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Type of Course Unit
Elective
Course Coordinator
Associate Professor Dr. DAVUT AKBOLAT
Course Instructors
2-Davut Akbolat
Course Assistants
 
Course Aims
Definition of non-tillage agriculture, properties, soil and its relationship with the environment. Soil compaction, production inputs and outputs in terms of issues to be discussed. Placing the seed into the soil and explain the methods and tools. Chemical weed control with the execution requirements of the system will be discussed.
Course Goals
As a new technique, will be seen as compatible with the environment and soil. Especially in terms of reducing soil erosion and compaction of the soil as positive aspects of the system will spread
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit
Know the factors that affect human and environmental health , knows the factors forming soil erosion., Shall take measures the necessary against soil compaction., Techniques applied to place the seed into the soil understands, selects and applies the most appropriate soil tillage systems., knows chemical weed control with no-tillage agriculture has been applied together., Can take the measures to protect natural resources, Implements the study as a production source of the soil with the awareness, For the preservation of soil organic matter, soil requires less processing to do., Compatible with the nature of no-tillage systems, protect the ecological balance and environment tells around.
Course Contents
Classification of soil tillage systems and definitions of sub-group. Comparison of no-tillage systems with conventional methods. The effects of no-tillage soil conservation, environment and natural resource. Weed control strategies in non-tillage systems. chemical weed control in no-tillage agriculture. Economical analysis of no-tillage agriculture. Special structural features of machinery used at no- tillage agriculture.
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses
 
Recommended Optional Programme Components
 
Mode Of Delivery
 
Level of Course Unit
 
Assessment Methods and Criteria
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Studies During Halfterm
Number
Co-Efficient
Activity
Number
Duration
Total
Visa
1
70
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week)
14
5
70
Quiz
4
15
Time Of Studying Out Of Class
14
5
70
Homework
7
15
Homeworks
7
3
21
Attendance
0
0
Presentation
0
0
0
Application
0
0
Project
0
0
0
Lab
0
0
Lab Study
0
0
0
Project
0
0
Field Study
0
0
0
Workshop
0
0
Visas
1
8
8
Seminary
0
0
Finals
1
10
10
Field study
0
0
Workload Hour (30)
30
TOTAL
100
Total Work Charge / Hour
179
The ratio of the term to success
40
Course's ECTS Credit
6
The ratio of final to success
60
 
TOTAL
100
 
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
PHILLIPS,E.R., PHILLIPS,H.S., No-Tillage Agriculture Principles and Practices, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, ISBN: 0-442-27731-8. New York. (1984)
Additional Resources
YOUNG (jr),H.M.., No- Tillage Farming, NO-Till Farmer, Inc., Brookfield, Wisconsin, (1982).
Material Sharing
Documents
Textbook or notes at the beginning of the period to provide resources, other resources are recommended.
Assignments
To provide of prepare to the next issue at regular intervals by giving homework to the students
Exams
Oral exam from merely a few short question is done to reinforce the topics
Additional Material
 
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
Work Placements
As with any other educational component, credits for work placements are only awarded when the learning outcomes have been achieved and assessed. If a work placement is part of organised mobility (such as Farabi and Erasmus), the Learning Agreement for the placement should indicate the number of credits to be awarded if the expected learning outcomes are achieved.
Program Learning Outcomes
No
Course's Contribution to Program
Contribution
1
Can reach, use and utilize the knowledge of functions and usage area of agricultural machines and equipment,
2