Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103106232014Applications in plant Clonal PropagationElective118
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to make students aware of applications in plant clonal propagation and to illustrate their application fields.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Aynur GÜREL
Learning Outcomes
12- Comprehending importance and applications of clonal propagation techniques.
21- Gaining knowledge about the basic concepts related with plant propagation
34- Being aware of new progresses and researches in plant clonal propagation applications
43- Being able to complete lack information in relevant areas of plant propagation
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Importance of clonal propagation. Advantages and disadvantages. Explant sources for clonal propagation. Clonal propagation methods and phases, Problems in clonal propagation. Ex vitro problems after transferring. Somaclonal variations in clonal plants. Laboratory design and large-scale production. New progresses and researches related with clonal propagation in important plant species.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Importance of clonal propagation.
2Advantages and disadvantages of clonal propagation.
3Explant sources for clonal propagation.
4Clonal propagation methods and phases.
5Problems in plant propagation.
6Effects of environmental stresses on plants and their adaptations.
7Ex vitro problems after transferring.
8Midterm Exam
9Somaclonal variations in clonal plants.
10Laboratory design and large-scale production.
11Clonal propagation of horticultural plants.
12Clonal propagation of field crops.
13Clonal propagation of ornamental plants.
14Clonal propagation of forest trees.
15Clonal propagation of endemic, rare and aquatic plants.
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Jain, S., M., S. J. Ochatt, 2010. Protocols for In Vitro Propagation of Ornamental Plants. Humana Press. Jain, S., M.; Häggman, H. (2007). Protocols for micropropagation of woody trees and fruits. Springer, Dordrecht. George, E. F., M.A. Hall, G.-J.De Klerk, 2008. Plant Propagation by Tissue Culture. 3rd Edition Volume 1. Springer Publishing Company
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)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation14747
Report Presentation14141
Individual Study for Mid term Examination16060
Individual Study for Final Examination16060
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
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