Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
ZMT301 Plant Breeding 927001 3 5 6
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to develop the knowledge and ability to use of plant breeding methods
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Orhan Kurt
Learning Outcomes
  1. Describes the techniques used in plant breeding
  2. Applies plant remediation methods
  3. Describe general information about the evaluation of gene resources for plant breeding
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Kurt, O., 2015. Plant Breeding. OMU, Agric. Fac. Vol: 43.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The importance of plant breeding, plant reproduction, variation, mutation, cell and tissue culture, genetic resources, self-and cross-pollinated plant breeding methods
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The importance of plant breeding
2.The role of plant breeding in plant production
3.Genetic basis of multiplication in plants
4.Quantitative inheritance
5.Heritability in plant breeding
6.Plant Biotechnology in plant breeding
7.Creating a variation and changes in chromosome number
8.mutation in plant breeding
9.Mechanisms of fertilization
11.The importance of plant gene resources
12.Variety development
13.Plant breding methods in self pollinated plants
14.Plant breding methods in cross pollinated plants
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14114
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5630
Individual Study for Final Examination21938