Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
BBB-103MEYVE GENETİK KAYNAKLARIElective126
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Have a knowledge about the definition of fruit genetic resources, spreading areas of fruit genetic resources, in situ and ex situ conservation strategies, usage areas of fruit genetic resources and their morphologic and biochemical characterization, as well as the differences between cultivated and wild plants.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doc. Dr. Mücahit Pehluvan
Learning Outcomes
1The students can learn the importance of fruit genetic resources
2They can learn the usage areas of plant genetic resources
3They also can learn the ex situ and in situ terms
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Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
To give students a knowledge and wide prospective about plant genetic resources, as well as the vital importance of plant genetic recorces concervation.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The spreading areas of fruit genetic resources
2Developments regarding genetic resources
3In situ and ex situ conservation
4Gen banks
5Benefits obtained from genetic resources
6International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) and genetic resources
7Morphological characterization of genetic resources
8Midterm exam
9Biochemical characterization of genetic resources
10Differences between cultivated and wild plants
11Differences between cultivated and wild plants
12Establishing a collection garden with fruit genetic resources
13Information obtained from genetic resources and its international usage
14Information obtained from genetic resources and its international usage
15Information obtained from genetic resources and its international usage
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Virchow, Detlef., 1999. Conservation of genetic resources. Springer, p. 243. 2. Diaz, A.M., 2011. Plant Genetic Resources and Food Security.Nova Science Publishers, p.131. 3. B.S. Dhillon ., R.K. Tyagi ., S. Saxena., G. J. Randhawa. 2005. Plant Genetic Resources: Horticultural Plants. Alpha Science International, p. 346.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Homework11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)188
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