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Course Unit Title : Plant Physiology
Course Unit Code : BIO-307
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 3
Semester : 5.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 5,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants : ---
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Learning of how done of physiological works, finding hypotheses for solutions of problems in area of physiological ecology, acquiring of environmental sensitivity
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : What is plant Physiology? Aim of plant physiology, definitions of metabolism, anabolism, and catabolism. Water and Plant Cell : Diffusion, water potential, Osmosis, Water transport, Transpiration, Stomatal movements. Soil and Mineral nutrition: Structure and texture of soil, Essential elements and their functions, uptake and transport of mineral salts, Photosynthesis: The light Reactions, Carbon dioxide fixation, C3 cycle (Calvin cycle), C4 cycle, CAM cycle (Crassulacean Acid Metabolism)
Respiration: Glycolysis, The Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle, Electron Transport and ATP synthesis
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals :
Course Aims : Learning of metabolic events in plants, acquiring of ability of physiological look to plant and its environment
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
Additional Resources : Ocakverdi, H., Konuk, M., 1989. Plant Physiology Practice Guide. Selcuk University, Faculty of Education Publications, No: 14, Selcuk University Press, Konya.
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams : Mid-term and final exams
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 5 70  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 5 70  
Homeworks :
1 20 20  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
14 2 28  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 1 1  
Finals :
1 2 2  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
191  
Course's ECTS Credit :
0      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 60
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
2 10
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
14 30
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 What is plant Physiology? Aim of plant physiology, methods in physiological researches Practice: Presentation of material to be used in the experiments
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
2 Water and Plant Cell : Diffusion, water potential Practice: The effect of light to germination
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
3 Osmosis, membranes, the components of water potential, units for water potential Practice: Diffusion experiments
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
4 Hydration in colloids, Water transport, cohesion mechanism Practice: Swelling experiments
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
5 Transpiration, stomatal mechanisms Practice: Plasmolysis and deplasmolysis experiments
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
6 The Soil and Mineral nutrition: Structure and texture of the soils Practice: Elective permeability of cytoplasm membranes
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
7 Essential elements and their functions, uptake and transport of mineral salts Practice: Experiments related determination of elements that participate plant structure
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
8 Photosynthesis: The light reactions, Carbon dioxide fixation, C3 cycle (Calvin cycle), Practice: Food storage in plant organs
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
9 C4 cycle, CAM cycle (Crassulacean Acid Metabolism), photorespiration Practice: Water potential determination experiments
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
10 Factors affecting photosynthesis Practice: Evidence that received mineral substance from soil of plants
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
11 Respiration:Glycolysis, fermentation Practice: Evidence of transpiration
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
12 The Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle, Electron Transport and ATP synthesis Practice: Photosynthesis experiments
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
13 Respiratory production of molecules used for synthetic processes Practice: Respiration experiments
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU
14 The pentose phosphate pathway, glyoxylate pathway Practice: Phototropism and geotropism experiments
  Study Materials: Lecture notes Plant Physiology Practice Guide / Kursat CAVUSOGLU