Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015201998Tissue Culture Applications in Horticulture IIElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The target of this course is to teach the purpose of tissue culture techniques and to apply the methods to different horticultural crops.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. M. Ercan ÖZZAMBAK
Learning Outcomes
1Skill to use the knowledge in practice
2Being able to have an ability of asking and thinking about the disorders and results of tissue culture subjects
3Ability to explain the aim of the methods
4Being able learn the application of to different tissue culture methods
5Skill to reach different resources
66. Access to expertise on this subject qualifications
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Description and economics of ornamental plants, Technological inputs for ornamental production. Carnation, gerbera, chrysanthemum, rosa growing and post harvest Rules of pot plant desing, growing propagation.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Embriyo culture and its applicationsDissection of embryos, stage of embriyos practical applications
2Meristem culture and its applicationsMeristem isolation, that treatment
3Shoot-apex culture micropropagation withGrafting of meristem and shoot apex
4Cell suspension culture and its applicationsCulture of cellb and callus
5Anter and polen cultures its applicationsAnther and polen culture
6Isolation, purification and culture of protoplastOnduction of defferent organs and cell suspansion culture
7Callus and organ culture, its applicationTechinizal excursion
8Midderm exam
9Micropropagation of harbaceaus plantsIsolation, purification and culture protoplasts
10Micropropagation vegetable crop speciesLaboratory work
11Micropropagation of fruitsLaboratory work
12Pratical applications of micropropagation for ornamental plantsLaboratory work
13Application of micropropagation to forestryLaboratory work
14Cost of in vitro propagation and marketingLaboratory work
15Future prospectsLaboratory work
16Final examPractice exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Plant propagation by tissue culture Part 1 - The Technology (1993) Plant propagation by tissue culture Part 2 - In Practice (1993-1996) Edwin F. George, Exegetics Ltd. Micropropagation Technology and Application (1991) Deberg, P.C. and R.H. Zimmerman, Kluwer Academic Publishers. In Vitro Culture of Higher Plants (1989) Pierik, R.L.M., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. Experiments in Tissue Culture (1985) Dodds, J. And Roberts, W.L., Cambridge Univ. Press.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Project Preparation13030
Project Presentation12020
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Laboratory Examination122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)231
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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