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Course Unit Title : Conservation Tillage System
Course Unit Code : 01TRM5102
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Know the factors affecting human health, knows factors forming soil erosion , Knows the causes and consequences of soil compression, and shall take the necessary measures., in seedbed preparation makes necessary Of minimum tillage., During the agricultural production soil tillage systems implements and respects., knows the reduced production inputs of the conservation tillage, Makes the need for protection of natural resources., Knows the soil as a production source , Knows the less CO2 flux to the atmosphere from the soil with conservation tillage., Says to conservation tillage; friendly with the nature, protects of ecological balance, friendly with the environment..
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Classification of soil tillage systems and sub-group definitions. Comparing the conservation tillage systems with the other methods. Application examples in different products. Environmental impact of conservation tillage system and its results. The impacts of conservation tillage system on environment and natural conservation. The effects conservation tillage systems of greenhouse gases emissions. To be made of input output analysis of the system.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : Students taking this course, in production resources (soil) to prevent damage, environmentally compatible production systems applications will be to the fore, efforts will be targeted with low production inputs.
Course Aims : During seed bed preparation, to ensure the sustainability of soil and environment.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : ÖNAL, İ., Tillage system and direct sowing machine construction. EÜ. Ziraat Fakültesi yardımcı ders kitabı yayın No: 564 İZMİR (2005)
Additional Resources : HAYES,A.W.,Minimum Tillage Farming. No-Till farmer, Inc., Brookfield, Wiskonsin. (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)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 5 70  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 5 70  
Homeworks :
3 5 15  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 8 8  
Finals :
1 12 12  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
175  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 30
Quiz :
1 5
Homework :
5 5
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
40
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Definition and purpose of tillage, soil tillage methods
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance
2 In terms of soil tillage; soil physical, chemical and biological properties.
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance
3 Methods for seedbed preparation applied in agricultural production techniques in dry and wet arable region
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance
4 Tillage system definitions, historical development process.
  Study Materials: Help books and textbooks pages 140-151
5 Conventional tillage systems: definition, objectives and advantages and disadvantages.
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance
6 Conservational tillage systems: definition, objectives and advantages and disadvantages.
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance
7 Conservational tillage systems sub-groups: Strip tillage, advantages and disadvantages.
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance
8 Conservational tillage systems sub-groups: plant tillage, advantages and disadvantages.
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance
9 Conservational tillage systems sub-groups: Mulch tillage, advantages and disadvantages.
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance
10 Conservational tillage systems sub-groups: ridge tillage, advantages and disadvantages.
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance
11 Conservational tillage systems sub-groups: reduced tillage, advantages and disadvantages.
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance
12 Environmental impact assessment of conservation tillage systems
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance
13 The assessment of conservation tillage systems in terms of production inputs and production output
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance
14 Practices of conservation tillage in our country and in the world, future expectations, targets.
  Study Materials: To study of issues related to the source book in advance