FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
-FARM STRUCTURES AND IRRIGATION
-FARM STRUCTURES AND IRRIGATION
Course Name   SOIL SCIENCE
Semester Course Code Theoretical / Practice time ECTS
3 1521357 2,00 / 2,00 5,00
Course Degree Bachelor's degree
Course Language Turkish
Format of Delivery: Face to Face
Course Coordinator Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa HARMANKAYA
Coordinator e-mail mharmankaya selcuk.edu.tr
Instructors
Doç.Dr. Mustafa HARMANKAYA
Asistant Instructors
Course Objectives The aim of this course, is to teach to students defining soil formation and rocks, minerals, elements in soi,l understanding relationships among soil physical, chemical and biological properties.
Basic Sciences Engineering Scinces Social Sciences Educational Sciences Artistic sciences Medical Science Agricultural sciences
25 25 0 0 0 0 50
Course Learning Methods and Techniquies
Verbal explanations computer -supported expermants
Week Course Content Resource
1 Introduction and soil definition soil elements and minerals Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
2 Soil parent material and bed rocks. Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
3 Soil formation Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
4 Soil formation processes Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
5 The soil profile Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
6 Soil classification Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
7 Physical properties of the soil Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
8 Chemical properties of the soil Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
9 Soil water Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
10 Midterm exam
11 Soil organic matter Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
12 Soil biology and soil organisms Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
13 Soil erosion Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
14 Plant nutrients, Soil fertility Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
15 Fertilizers and fertilization Ergene A., 1987. Toprak Biliminin Esasları. Atatürk Üni. Ziraat Fak. Yayın No:289 Erzurum.
Assesment Criteria   Mid-term exam Final exam
  Quantity Percentage Quantity Percentage  
Term Studies : - - - -
Attendance / Participation : - - - -
Practical Exam : - - - -
Special Course Exam : - - - -
Quiz : - - - -
Homework : - - - -
Presentations and Seminars : - - - -
Projects : - - - -
Workshop / Laboratory Applications : - - - -
Case studies : - - - -
Field Studies : - - - -
Clinical Studies : - - - -
Other Studies : - - - -
Mid-term exam   1 40 - -
Final exam   - - 1 60
ECTS WORK LOAD TABLE   Number Duration
Course Duration : 14 2
Classroom Work Time : 14 6
Presentations and Seminars : - -
Course Internship : - -
Workshop / Laboratory Applications : 14 2
Field Studies : - -
Case studies : - -
Projects : - -
Homework : - -
Quiz : - -
Mid-term exam : 1 10
Final Exam : 1 16
ECTS 5
No COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES CONTRIBUTION
D.Ö.Ç. 1 To define the origin of the overall composition of the soil and the soils. 3
D.Ö.Ç. 2 To comprehend the importance of soil erosion. 3
D.Ö.Ç. 3 To interpret that soil should be used in accordance with their qualifications and ability so as not to lose them by incorrect land use. 3
D.Ö.Ç. 4 To interpret the basic physical and chemical properties of soils. 3
D.Ö.Ç. 5 To define the basic concepts of plant nutrients and soil fertility. 3
D.Ö.Ç. 6 To interpret that the purpose of agricultural activities is not only to achieve the highest efficiency per unit area but also needs a good soil management. 3
D.Ö.Ç. 7 To define the soil forming factors and soil formation 3
D.Ö.Ç. 8 To describe soil organisms and their roles and importance in the soil. 3
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