Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015562016Collection Characterization and Evaluation of Plant Genetic ResourceElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Collection and characterization of plant genetic material based on quantitative and qualitative characters using with agro-morphological and/or molecular markers and also determination plant diversity using several statistics methods
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. M. Kadri BOZOKALFA
Learning Outcomes
1Generate information on expertise subject, monitoring and realizing of national and regional problems
2To reach information sources and use them in order to aim.
3The ability to learn of new information and methods that needed in field of expertise.
4Creating hypothesis and to plan research which appropriate to scientific methods.
5The ability of examine and evaluate the results.
6Express the scientific results as written or oral and defend them in scientific platforms.
7To use the skills that adopted in scientifically or practically.
8The ability of think scientifically, realizes the importance of information and open to learn lifelong.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
The structure, importance and general principles of plant genetic resources, collection and characterization of plant genetic material, assessment genetic diversity local genotypes among examined collection use received data from characterization using statistics programs.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The importance of plant genetic resources
2Plant genetic resources conservation methods and management
3The aim of using plant genetic resources
4Plant genetic resources documentation and information management
5Survey preparation and the rules of collection
6Germplasm exploration and collection
7Characterization local populations using several marker systems
8Mid-term exam
9Wide range of germplasm
10Core collection
11Seed regeneration and supporting genetic material to gene bank
12Determination qualitative and quantitative characters and apply these characters to the cultivated crops
13Determination qualitative and quantitative characters and apply these characters to the cultivated crops
14Evaluations germplasm as a pre-breeding materials
15Project presentation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Brown AHD, OH Frankel, DR Marshall, JT Williams. 1989. The Use of Plant Genetic Resources. Cambridge University Press. 2. Harlan JR 1992. Crops and Man. American Society of Agronomy, Madison, WI, USA. 3. Nass LL and E Paterniani . 2000. Pre-breeding: a link between genetic resources and maize breeding Sci. Agric. vol.57 n.3 Piracicaba. 4. Spooner D, R, van Treun and MC Vicente. 2005. Molecular markers for genebank management. IPGRI Technical Bulletin No. 10. International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome, Italy. 5. Guarino L, RV Rao and R Reed (eds). 1995. Collecting Plant Genetic Diversity: Technical Guidelines. CAB International. 6. Dulloo, MS, I Thorman, AM Jorge, and J Hanson. 2008. Crop Specific Regeneration Guidelines. Global Crop Diversity Trust, Rome, Italy.
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Field Work6424
Report Preparation11010
Project Preparation188
Project Presentation122
Self Study4520
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading8324
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)183
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