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Course Unit Title : No-Tillage Agriculture
Course Unit Code : 01TRM5107
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 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.
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 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.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
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
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.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
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)
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 :
7 3 21  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 8 8  
Finals :
1 10 10  
Workload Hour (30) :
Total Work Charge / Hour :
Course's ECTS Credit :
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 70
Quiz :
4 15
Homework :
7 15
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
The ratio of the term to success :
The ratio of final to success :
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction to soil tillage systems
  Study Materials: These systems should be read from other sources
2 An introduction to non-tillage farming systems, advantage and disadvantage aspects, the basic philosophy
  Study Materials: 1-10 Pages
3 Relationship between climate and non-tillage agriculture.
  Study Materials: 11-41 Pages
4 Applicability to the no-tillage agriculture.
  Study Materials: 42-65 Pages
5 Relationship between soil moisture content and no-tillage agriculture.
  Study Materials: 66-86 Pages
6 Relations between No-tillage farming, fertilization and nutrient.
  Study Materials: 87-126 Pages
7 Energy requirement of no-tillage agriculture.
  Study Materials: 127-151 Pages
Weed growth and herbicide using at no-tillage agriculture.

  Study Materials: 152-170 Pages
9 Pest and diseases control at no-tillage agriculture
  Study Materials: 171-189 Pages
10 Effects of no-tillage agriculture on soil features.
  Study Materials: 190-230 Pages
11 Multi-crop production at no-tillage agriculture.
  Study Materials: 231-253 Pages
12 Equipments use in no-tillage agriculture.
  Study Materials: 254-269 Pages
13 Applications of no-tillage agriculture in temperate climate zone.
  Study Materials: 270-298 Pages
14 Economic aspects of no-tillage agriculture is compared with other systems
  Study Materials: Other systems should be read from other sources