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ORM7303Vegetative Propagation For Tree Breeding3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterFall Semester
Level of CourseThird Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FOREST ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of Delivery
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerProf. Dr. İbrahim TURNA
Co-LecturerProf. Deniz GÜNEY
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
The course aims to provide the students with a general knowledge on vegetative propagation for tree breeding, to enable them to understand best reproduction methods, to help them how to search for new tree breeding criteria
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : summarise the definition, benefits of vegetative propagation for tree breeding, describe the vegetative propagation for tree breeding applications3,6,71
PO - 2 : apply various techniques of vegetative propagation for tree breeding3,6,72
PO - 3 : present before an audience the results and outcome of any exercise3,6,75
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), PO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Advantages and disadvantages of vegetative breeding, the concept of tree breeding and the importance of vegetative production in breeding methods, grafting (pen and litter in graft, grafting methods, factors affecting success in grafts), cuttings (production methods with cuttings, factors affecting.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Introduction and basic definition
 Week 2General aspect of tree breeding
 Week 3Methods of breeding, selection, hybridization, mutation and resistant breeding
 Week 4Grafting propagation and tree breeding
 Week 5Grafting propagation, grafting shoot, ortet, grafting methods
 Week 6Applications in greenhouse
 Week 7Grafting methods
 Week 8Mid-term exam
 Week 9Applications in greenhouse
 Week 10Cutting propagation and tree breeding, the methods of cutting propagation
 Week 11The factor of effective cutting propagation, age of ortet, cutting types, pyhyological aspect of cutting
 Week 12Season of cutting time, rooting medias and features, Applications in greenhouse
 Week 13project presentations
 Week 14Student presentations
 Week 15Homework
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Ürgenç, S., 1982. Orman Ağaçları Islahı, İ.Ü. Yayın No:2836, Orman Fakültesi Yayın No:293, İstanbul.
2Ürgenç, S., 1982. Orman Ağaçları Islahı, İ.Ü. Yayın No:2836, Orman Fakültesi Yayın No:293, İstanbul.
3Hartmann, H. T., Kester, D. E., Davies, F. T. ve Geneve, R. L., 2002. Plant Propagation, Principles and Practises, New Jersey, ABD.
4Hartmann, H. T., Kester, D. E., Davies, F. T. ve Geneve, R. L., 2002. Plant Propagation, Principles and Practises, New Jersey, ABD.
5Şimşek, Y., 1993. Orman Ağaçları Islahına Giriş, Ormancılık Araştırma Enstitüsü Yayınları, Muhtelif Yayınlar Serisi No: 65, Ankara, 312 s.
6Şimşek, Y., 1993. Orman Ağaçları Islahına Giriş, Ormancılık Araştırma Enstitüsü Yayınları, Muhtelif Yayınlar Serisi No: 65, Ankara, 312 s.
 
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Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 13/04/22 1 50
End-of-term exam 16 07/06/2022 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 3 14 42
Sınıf dışı çalışma 4 14 56
Arasınav için hazırlık 7 2 14
Arasınav 1 1 1
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 10 2 20
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Diğer 1 5 1 5
Total work load139