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					        KYRGYZ-TURKISH MANAS UNIVERSITY AGRICULTURAL FACULTY
             HORTICULTURE AND AGRONOMY DEPARTMENT SYLLABUS
Division (School):    Faculty of Agriculture       Department       / Horticulture        and
                                                   Program Name: Agronomy Dept.
Instructor            Name:                        e-mail:
                      Office:                      Office Hours:
Course Title:         PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES
Course                Code:      BTB-411           Language:          Turkish / Kyrgyz
                      Year:                        Must/Elective: Obligatory
                      Semester: 7.     Semester/ Hours           per 2
                                 Fall              Week:
                      Credit: 2 ECTS 3 Prerequisite                   none
                      Time:                        Classroom:
Method and            Face to face course, practical lessons, presentations, seminars, field
Techniques:           and laboratory practices.
Course Description:   The importance of the plant genetic resources also their conservation
                      and what is the potential of Kyrgyzstan on this respect.
Course Objectives:    The objective of this course is taught the plant genetic resources and
                      importance in terms of plant breeding, the current conservation
                      technologies.
Learning Outcomes:    The subjects; concept of plant genetic resources, the genetic origin and
(expected knowledge   dispersion centers of plants, genetic erosion, the principals of working
ability at the end)   with genetic resources, detection and collecting, conservation and
                      storage, reproduction and replacement, gene banks learned.
Required Textbook     -Şehirali, S. and M. Özgen,1987. Plant Genetic Resources, Ankara
and Material:           Univ.
                      - Paroda, R. S. and R.K.Arora, 1991. Plant Genetic Resources
                        Conservation and Management. India.
                      - Maxted, N., B.V. Ford-Llyod, J. G. Hawkes, Plant Genetic
                        Conservation The in situ Approach. London. 1997

                        In addition, the lecturer will determine it.
Supplementary           Internet resources, scientific articles, educational CD
Textbooks / Materials:
Grading Policy                     Mid-Term Exam 40 %; Final-60%
 Four-Point Grading Scale                        Five-Point Grading Scale (Kyrgyz System)
 Percentage                Course Grade            Course Grade                Coefficient
 92-100                          AA
                                                            5                   Excellent
 86-91                            BA
 80-85                            BB
                                                            4                    Good
 73-79                            CB
 67-72                            CC                        3                     Pass
 0-66                             FF                        2                     Fail
                                  F1                                          Not Attended
    KYRGYZ-TURKISH MANAS UNIVERSITY AGRICULTURAL FACULTY
         HORTICULTURE AND AGRONOMY DEPARTMENT SYLLABUS
Academic        Refer to the Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University Student Handbook.
Policies:
  Course Plan:    Date                   Subject
      1. Week   September Plant genetic resources and their importance in terms of
                             plant breeding, the genetic origin and dispersion center,
                             genetic erosion, genetic diversity.
  2. Week       September Genetic resources of Kyrgyzstan.
  3. Week       September The general principals of working with genetic resources,
                             detection, collecting and education.
  4. Week       October      Field survey, the importance and aim of collecting, plant
                             and land priorities for collecting.
  5. Week       October      Optimal plant collecting and the effective factors.
  6. Week       October      The importance of stops during plant collecting, numbers
                             and distribution of stops, effective factors, betaken plant
                             number.
  7. Week       October      Techniques of plant collecting, herbariums, record
                             keeping.
  8. Week       November Mid term exam
  9. Week       November Gen banks operations, viability tests.
  10. Week      November Conservation and storage of genetic resources Ex situ and
                             In situ conservation.
  11. Week      November The principals of seed storage, seed collections,
                             determination of seed viability duration, the effective
                             factors on seed viability.
  12. Week      November New approaches on the conservation of plant genetic
                             resources, application the new technologies on the usage of
                             genetic resources.
  13. Week      December Storage of the vegetative materials, vegetative materials as
                             gene sources, difficulties on their storage, the requested
                             features on the vegetative materials.
    14. Week    December Reproduction and replacement
      15. Week  December The usage of the plant genetic resources, direct or as a
                             genitor usage.
      16. Week  December Current affaires on the usage of genetic resources.
  Notes:

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