COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Reproduction Biology in Plants BAT   112 2 2 3 3

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. Burcu ÖZBEK
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.BURCU ÖZBEK1. 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
1) Knows the general basis of generative reproduction
2) Acquires information about flower structure and sex distribution of horticultural crops
3) Explains pollination, fertilization and the mechanism of seed and fruit formation
4) Explains the internal and external factors affecting fruit set
5) Comprehends the cases to be careful in terms of reproductive biology while setting an orchard
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in agricultural technician
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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 knowledge 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
Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture
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7
Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assaying changes after post-harvest storage in horticulture
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8
Obatining data in horticulture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying
X
9
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
10
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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11
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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12
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Vegetative and generative reproduction, morphology of flower The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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2 Anatomy of flower parts The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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3 Sex distribution of flowers and plants (hermaphrodite and missed organ flowers, monocline, dicline, monocie, diocie) The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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4 Pollination of flowers (self-pollination, cross-pollination, selfing, hybridization) The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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5 Factors affecting pollination efficiency and polen tube growth The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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6 Pollen tube growth and factors affecting it The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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7 Fertilization, embryo, endosperm and seed formation, the mechanism of fruit formation, concepts of nuts and berries The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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8 Double and twin seed formation , empty seed, abortive seed and multible fruit formation The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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9 MID-TERM EXAM To get ready by studying the lesson notes and presents treated until mid term Testing
10 Infertility and incompatibilities in plants The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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11 Concepts of parthenocarpy and stenospermocarpy The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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12 Concepts of apomixis, xenia, metaxsenia The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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13 Flower and fruit drops in plants (types, reasons and times) The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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14 Factors affeting fruit set The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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15 The cases to be careful in terms of reproductive biology while setting an orchard The relevant subjects in lesson note Lecture
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16-17 FINAL EXAM To get ready by studying the lesson notes and presents treated until the end of season Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
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