COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Introduction to biotechnology * BAT   217 3 2 2 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. Aygül DAYAN
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.BURCU ÖZBEK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to teach principles and concepts of biotechnology and tissue culture.
Content
Concepts and historical development of biotechnology, tissue and cell culture used in plant biotechnology, regeneration methods, culture types, culture media and formation, protoplast fusion, haploidy and diaplaisation, somaclonal variation, genetic engineering and application areas in agriculture.

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 agricultural technician
X
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 knowledge 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
Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture
X
7
Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assaying changes after post-harvest storage in horticulture
X
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
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
X
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.
X
12
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Biotechnology concept and historical development Preparing a presentation
2 Tissue, cell culture and its uses, the importance of totipotensin in tissue culture Preparing a presentation
3 Basic needs of cultured cells and tissues Preparing a presentation
4 Cultural types and forms, plant regeneration and types Preparing a presentation
5 Creation and preservation of tissue, cell culture Preparing a presentation
6 Tissue, plant growth regulators in cell culture and basic principles of their use Preparing a presentation
7 Tissue, plant growth regulators in cell culture and basic principles of their use Preparing a presentation
8 midterm exam
9 Usage areas of tissue culture, advantages and disadvantages Preparing a presentation
10 Meristem culture Preparing a presentation
11 Haploid tissue culture Preparing a presentation
12 Protoplast Culture and Somatic Analysis Preparing a presentation
13 Embryo Culture Preparing a presentation
14 Organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis Preparing a presentation
15 Disease-Free Plant Generation and Micropropagation Preparing a presentation
16-17 General assessment - final examination Preparing a question

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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