COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Reproduction Biology in Plants OT   106 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
12345
1
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in agricultural technician To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
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2
To have technical knowledge in subjects related to horticulture
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3
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in organic agriculture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
X
4
To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assa
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5
Obatining data in organic agriculture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying Recognizing different roles those enchance the individual skills and undertaking role as a member of the work team and
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6
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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7
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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8
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 Issues related to resource books Lecture
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2 Anatomy of flower parts Issues related to resource books Lecture
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3 Sex distribution of flowers and plants (hermaphrodite and missed organ flowers, monocline, dicline, monocie, diocie) Issues related to resource books
4 Pollination of flowers (self-pollination, cross-pollination, selfing, hybridization) Issues related to resource books
5 Factors affecting pollination efficiency and polen tube growth Issues related to resource books Lecture
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6 Pollen tube growth and factors affecting it Issues related to resource books Lecture
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7 Fertilization, embryo, endosperm and seed formation, the mechanism of fruit formation, concepts of nuts and berries Issues related to resource books Lecture
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8 Double and twin seed formation , empty seed, abortive seed and multible fruit formation Issues related to resource books Lecture
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9 Midterm exam Gettıing ready to the exam by using lecture notes and ppt documents cover until exam Testing
10 Infertility and incompatibilities in plants Issues related to resource books Lecture
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11 Concepts of parthenocarpy and stenospermocarpy Issues related to resource books Lecture
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Discussion
12 Concepts of apomixis, xenia, metaxsenia Issues related to resource books Lecture
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13 Flower and fruit drops in plants (types, reasons and times) Issues related to resource books Lecture
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14 Factors affeting fruit set Issues related to resource books Lecture
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15 The cases to be careful in terms of reproductive biology while setting an orchard Issues related to resource books Lecture
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Discussion
16-17 FINAL EXAM Getting ready to the final exam by using lecture notes and ppt documents cover all semester Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
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