COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Reproduction Biology in Plants * BBP   204 4 2 3 6

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Sinan ETİ
Instructors
Prof.Dr.SİNAN ETİ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teach the basis of generative reproduction, pollination, fertilization, seed and fruit formation and the internal and external factors afecting these.
Content
General principles of generative reproduction in plants, function and morphology of flower organs, sexuality in plants, pollination, fertilization, mechanism of seed and fruit development, parthenocarpy, apomixis, sterility and sexual incompatibility, factors affecting on fruit-set in horticultural plants, principles of orchard establishment in terms of fertilization biology

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic engineering and agricultural engineering
X
2
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
X
3
To have technical kknowledge in subjects related to horticulture
X
4
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in horticulture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
X
5
To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals
X
6
Breeding in Horticulture, developing new cultivars and producing propagation materials of new developed varieties
X
7
Using and applying biotechnology in horticulture
X
8
Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture
X
9
Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assaying changes after post-harvest storage in horticulture
X
10
Obatining data in horticulture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying
X
11
Recognizing different roles those enchance the individual skills and undertaking role as a member of the work team and having skills in terms of team work under different conditions
X
12
Accessing to the relevant information for the purpose, analytical thinking and planning, questioning, having an exploratory and creative vision and using the obtained knowledge for the benefit of society
X
13
Transfering knowledge to filed working people with different levels, concacting, data presenting. Moreover updating theirselves in terms of science, culture, art and social areas regarding their individual interest and skills.
X
14
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Vegetative and generative reproduction, morphology of flower The relevant subjects in lesson note
2 Anatomy of flower parts The relevant subjects in lesson note
3 Sex distribution of flowers and plants (hermaphrodite and missed organ flowers, monocline, dicline, monocie, diocie) The relevant subjects in lesson note
4 Pollination of flowers (self-pollination, cross-pollination, selfing, hybridization) The relevant subjects in lesson note
5 Factors affecting pollination efficiency and polen tube growth The relevant subjects in lesson note
6 Pollen tube growth and factors affecting it The relevant subjects in lesson note
7 Fertilization, embryo, endosperm and seed formation, the mechanism of fruit formation, concepts of nuts and berries The relevant subjects in lesson note
8 Mid-Term Exam The relevant subjects in lesson note
9 MID-TERM EXAM To get ready by studying the lesson notes and presents treated until mid term
10 Infertility and incompatibilities in plants The relevant subjects in lesson note
11 Concepts of parthenocarpy and stenospermocarpy The relevant subjects in lesson note
12 Concepts of apomixis, xenia, metaxsenia The relevant subjects in lesson note
13 Flower and fruit drops in plants (types, reasons and times) The relevant subjects in lesson note
14 Factors affeting fruit set The relevant subjects in lesson note
15 The cases to be careful in terms of reproductive biology while setting an orchard The relevant subjects in lesson note
16-17 Term Exams To get ready by studying the lesson notes and presents treated until the end of season

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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