COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Horticultural Breeding * BBP   310 6 3 3 5

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. Turgut YEŞİLOĞLU
Instructors
Prof.Dr.TURGUT YEŞİLOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.NEBAHAT SARI1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Explains the principles and methods of breeding of horticultural crops.
Content
Annual and perennial horticultural plants and features of a breeding, breeding methods, polyploidy and properties of chimeras, mutation and mutagens, selection breeding in perennial, selection breeding in annual, combination, reverse hybridization and FI hybrid variety breeding methods, genetic resources and centers around the world in different plants , somatic hybridization, somaclonal selection, rootstocks breeding strategy for productivity improvement and resistant breeding to biotic and abiotic factors.

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
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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 Presentation of the course program, learning outputs and matching them with program outputs. Introduction to plant breeding and the role of genetic variability on breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture
2 Breeding strategy and main components of breeding. Basic knowledge on main breeding techniques. Reading of the papers about the lecture
3 Description of mutation breeding, mutation types. Special issues affecting the success in mutation breeding. Mutation breeding. Reading of the papers about the lecture
4 A mutation breeding program sample for perennial plants. Possible usages of tissue culture for plant breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture
5 Description and importance of ploidy manipulation. Aims of ploidy manipulation. Characteristics of polyploid plants and their area of usage Reading of the papers about the lecture
6 Description and importance of selection and its types. Factors affecting the choice of genotype. Special issues important for selection. A clonal selection sample for perennial plants Reading of the papers about the lecture
7 Selection breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture
8 Combination breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture
9 Backcross breeding, interspecific breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture
10 F1 hybrid (heterosis) breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture
11 Mid-Term Exam Reading of the papers about the lecture
12 Rootstock breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture
13 Resistance breeding in horticultural crops Reading of the papers about the lecture
14 Breeding for resistance to biotic and abiotic factors Reading of the papers about the lecture
15 Biotechnologic methods used in Plant Breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture
16-17 Final Exam Reading of the papers about the lecture

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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