Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
BBG-101USING PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS IN FRUIT GROWINGElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
What are the plant growth regulators, physiology of these substances, external application methods, the changes occurs in fruit tees after application of these substances is the main course.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd.Doç.Dr. Mücahit PEHLUVAN
Learning Outcomes
1The students can learn about plant growth regulators
2They can learn experimentally the effects of external PGR treatments on seed germination, fruit set, maturity, and all developments
3They also can learn about formation and classification of plant growth regulators
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
To give information about use of plant growth regulators in horticulture
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Structure, biosynthesis, transportation, physiological characteristic and effect mechanism of auxins
2Structure, biosynthesis, transportation and effect mechanism in plant of cytokinins
3Structure, biosynthesis, transportation, and effect mechanism of gibberellins
4Structure, biosynthesis, transportation and effect mechanism of abscisic acid .
5Structure, biosynthesis and effect mechanism of ethylene
6Structure and effect mechanism of jasmonic acid
7Structure and effect mechanism of brassinosteroids
8Midterm exam
9Structure and effect mechanism of salicylic acid
10Structure and effect mechanism of polyamines
11Plant hormones used in improve of fruit set, improve of fruit size, fruit thinning and prevent preharvest drop, Using methods, timing of treatment and doses of these hormones
12Plant hormones used in rooting of cutting, Using methods, timing of treatment and doses of these hormones
13Plant hormones used in vitro studies (meristem culture, micro propagation, somatic embryogenesis, organogenesis etc.), Using methods and doses of these hormones
14Plant hormones used in vitro studies (embryo culture, anther culture, ovule culture, cell culture etc.), Using methods and doses of these hormones
15The other using area of plant hormones and General Assessment about all topics and future projections
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Güleryüz, M., 1982. Bahçe Ziraatında Büyütücü ve Engelleyici Maddelerin Kullanılması ve Önemi Atatürk Üniversitesi Yayınları No:599, Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları No:279, Tercümeler Sayısı No:20, Atatürk Üniversitesi Basımevi, Erzurum. ( Dr. Heinz Jansen’den çeviri). 2. Baktır, İ.,2010. Bitki Büyüme Düzenleyicileri, Hasad Yayıncılık, 110s. 3. National and international congresses articles.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Homework Problems11515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Homework11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)188
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