COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Plant Reproductive Biology * BBT   360 6 2 3 4

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
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
12345
1
Has basic knowledge generally in Agricultural Sciences and specifically in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
X
2
Owns basic scientific information on plant nutrients and their applications which ensure healty nutritions of plants for high quality and economic plant production
X
3
Understands the principles of ecological farming in point of sustainable and ecological farming
X
4
Has the ability to identify, define, formulize and solve engineering problems. Choses and applies the appropriate analytical and modelling techniques for this purpose.
X
5
Assimilates the information which is used for soil conservation, protection against every kinds of misuses and pollution
X
6
Analyses soils, their components or their actual process and plans them to accomplish the requirements of sustainable agriculture principles under real limitations
7
Prepares nutritional programmes for regular nutrition of plants cultivated in each kinds of soil or soilless growing medium
8
Leads to the application and development of new technolgies, methods and measuring systems in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition area, under the scope of scientific, economic and rational uses of agricultural areas,
9
Gains the perfection in every kinds of soil, plant, fertilizer and water analyses and their interpretations
10
Carries the effective working ability and self-confidence for taking the responsibility in solo and team works
X
11
Accesses to information and searches literatures for this purpose ,uses databases and other sources
X
12
Has the awareness for following the developments in science and technology and renewing them continuously
X
13
Builds effective oral and written communication in Turkish and has enough knowledge in at least one foreign language
X
14
Constantly improve themselves with determining their training needs in accordance with their interests and abilities in the scientific, cultural, artistic and social fields in addition to their professional development
X
15
Gains consciousness for professional and ethical resposibilities
X
16
Has enough awareness of project management, workplace applicaitons, health of workers, and environemt and job safety
X
17
Be aware of the legal results of their activities
X
18
Achieves awareness of the universal and public results of professional solutions and applicaitons and understands the importance of entrepreneurship and modernism
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 To get ready by studying the lesson notes and presents treated until mid term
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
Additional Resources