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Agrobiotechnology

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Kod przedmiotu: R.1sa.ABT.SM.RROEY Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Agrobiotechnology
Jednostka: Wydział Rolniczo-Ekonomiczny
Grupy:
Punkty ECTS i inne: 4.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski
Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Field of study: Agriculture/ ECTS:4/ semester: 1

Profile: General academic / Form and level: MSc

Status: major/facultative

Prerequisities: botany, genetics, plant physiology

The course will provide students with information on the use of biotechnological methods in plant production: in vitro cultures, biotechnological plant improvement, molecular diagnostics and its application as well as social and legal aspects of biotechnology.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Lectures:

1. The components of plant tissue culture media

2. The effect of physical factors on tissue culture

3. The principal methods of plant micropropagation

4. Haploid plant production, methods and advantages of DH line production in plant breeding

5. In vitro selection and its application in screening germplasm of desirable traits

6-7. The application of tissue culture in germplasm preservation and generation new source of variation for plant breeding (hybridization, wide crossing, mutagenesis)

8-10. The molecular diagnostics and its application in agriculture

11-13. The biotechnological methods for plant improvement

14-15. Use of genetically modified organisms in agricultural - genetically modified varieties. Social and legal aspects of GMOs. Perspectives on the use of GMOs in agriculture

Classes:

1-2. The preparation of tissue culture medium

3-4. The callus induction in carrot model culture

5-7. The morphological and biochemical characteristics of callus, spectrophotmetrical pigment content determination

8-10. DNA isolation

11-13. The application of PCR for amplification of unknown DNA fragments and defined genes

14-15. Visualization and interpretation of the PCR results

Structure of student activity:

Lectures and classes realized with direct contribution of lecturer: 30 hrs 1.2 ECTS

including lectures: 15 hrs

classes: 15 hrs

Consultations: 8 hrs and contribution in exams: 2 hrs, 0.4 ECTS

Self study: 60 hrs, 2.4 ECTS

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Basic:

1. Bajaj Y.P.S., (ed.) 1988. Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry, vol. 1-10. Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, London, Paris, Tokyo

2. Taji A., Kumar P., Lakshmamanan P., 2002. In vitro plant breeding. Food Products Press

3. George E., Hall M.A., De Klerk G-J., (ed.) Plant Propagation by Tissue Culture 3rd Edition. vol. 1. Springer Complementary

4. Singh D.P., 1986: Breeding for resistance to disease and insect pest. Springer - Verlag

5. Vanderplank J.E., 1984: Disease resistance in plants, Academic Press, INC.

6. Vidhyasekaran P., 2002: Bacterial disease resistance in plants, Food Products Press ®

7. Stewart C.N., (ed.) 2008. Plant Biotechnology and genetics. Wiley and Sons, Inc. Hoboken, New Jersey

Efekty uczenia się: (tylko po angielsku)

After the course student:

Knowledge:

- basic biotechnology terms and methods: in vitro culture, genetic engineering, molecular diagnostics

- application of plant tissue cultures and genetic modification in agriculture

- benefits and need of biotechnological methods application in agriculture

Skills:

- work in the tissue culture and molecular biology lab

- prepare the medium for in vitro culture

- perform nucleic acid amplification by PCR, visualize and interpret the results

Social competences

- organize and participate in the research team to conduct a specific experiment

- understands the relation between genes and phenotype, biotechnology and agriculture

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

Lectures:

Written test exam, for passing an examination at least 60% of questions should be answered correctly. The contribution of the evaluation of the lectures in the final grade is 50%.

Classes:

Evaluation of individual project. For passing laboratory classes the project should be properly executed. The contribution of the evaluation of laboratory classes in the final grade is 50%.

Praktyki zawodowe: (tylko po angielsku)

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Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2018/2019" (zakończony)

Okres: 2018-10-01 - 2019-02-24
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Koordynatorzy: Magdalena Simlat, Tomasz Warzecha
Prowadzący grup: Elżbieta Golemiec, Magdalena Simlat, Tomasz Warzecha
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