COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Molecular Breeding Methods in Horticulture * BBP   352 6 2 2 3

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. Salih KAFKAS
Instructors
Prof.Dr.SALİH KAFKAS1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Defination and applications of biotechnology, the use of biotechnology in plant breeding
Content
This lesson contains the definition and application areas of biotechnology, tissue culture laboratory organization, embryo rescue and embryo culture, somatic embryogenesis and organogenesis, obtaining haploid plants, protoplast culture and somatic hybridization, plants, gene transfer methods, molecular genetics laboratory organization, DNA, RNA structures Investigation, PCR mechanism genetic markers: morphological and biochemical markers, molecular marker technology and GMOs, and the situation of the world.

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
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3
To have technical kknowledge in subjects related to horticulture
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4
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in horticulture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
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5
To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals
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6
Breeding in Horticulture, developing new cultivars and producing propagation materials of new developed varieties
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7
Using and applying biotechnology in horticulture
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8
Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture
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9
Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assaying changes after post-harvest storage in horticulture
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10
Obatining data in horticulture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying
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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
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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
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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.
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14
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 DNA and RNA structure Reading of the papers about the lecture.
2 DNA and RNA isolation and methods used for determination the amount of DNA and RNA Reading of the papers about the lecture.
3 The genetic markers and the history Reading of the papers about the lecture.
4 PCR technologies and the use area Reading of the papers about the lecture.
5 Electrophoresis systems Reading of the papers about the lecture.
6 Molecular marker technologies and the use in the plant breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture.
7 PCR-based molecular markers Reading of the papers about the lecture.
8 Determination of the genetic relationships of plants using molecular markers and the use of genetic similarities inplant breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture.
9 The creation of genetic maps Reading of the papers about the lecture.
10 Mid-Term Exam. Preparation to mid-term exam.
11 The use of genetic maps in plants breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture.
12 Marker assistant selection for plant breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture.
13 Molecular methods used in determination gene expression in plant and the use in plant breeding Reading of the papers about the lecture.
14 The use of next generation sequencing technology in plant breeding. Reading of the papers about the lecture.
15 General review Reading of the papers about the lecture.
16-17 Final Exam Preparation to final exam

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