COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Agricultural Biotechnology * TAB   236 4 3 3 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Hakan KAVUR
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.HAKAN KAVUR1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
This lecture concentrates on biotechnology, as it relates to agriculture. Biotechnology In Agriculture is designed for students interested in exploring how biotechnology affects the many fields and phases of agriculture. Scientific experiments, research papers, research projects, guest speakers and hands on activities will be a major part of the class. Careers related to the class include, Veterinary Medicine, Animal Scientist, Agricultural Producer, etc. Students can expect to be well informed on all issues related to agricultural biotechnology.
Content
Course Introduction; Overview of Agricultural Biotechnology, New Strategies to Replace Antibiotics in Animal Feed, Flowering Genes and Possible Uses in Agriculture, Design, Manufacture, and Bioactivity of Engineered Fusion Proteins, Assessing Environmental Risks of Genetically Engineered Plants, Biotechnology in Potato Production, Applications of Cloned Animals in Biomedical Research, Transgenic Alfalfa to Produce Enzymes for Environmentally Beneficial Processes, Biotech and Food: Personal Choices and Public Policy, Mining the Arabidopsis Genome to Understand Plant Biology, Prion Diseases of Deer (CWD) and Cattle (BSE), Biocontrol of Pests and Pathogens in Agriculture and Forestry, Intellectual property, Economics and politics

Learning Outcomes
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction of Biotechnology Preliminary research on the subject
2 Importance of tissue culture applications in plant breeding Preliminary research on the subject
3 Protoplast fusion Preliminary research on the subject
4 Meristem culture Preliminary research on the subject
5 Embryo culture Preliminary research on the subject
6 Haploid techniques Preliminary research on the subject
7 Somaclonal variation Preliminary research on the subject
8 Mid-Term Exam Preliminary research on the subject
9 Genetic markers Preliminary research on the subject
10 Marker assisted selection Preliminary research on the subject
11 Quantitative trait locus analysis Preliminary research on the subject
12 Gene transformation methods Preliminary research on the subject
13 Transgenic plants Preliminary research on the subject
14 Laws of biotechnology Preliminary research on the subject
15 Concern and risks on Genetic Modified Plants Preliminary research on the subject
16-17 Term Exams Preliminary research on the subject

Recommended or Required Reading
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