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Course Unit Title : Citotaxonomy
Course Unit Code : BIO-428
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 4
Semester : 8.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 4,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : To comprehend the purpose and importance of Cytotaxonomy
To determine which stain and fixatives should be used during the examination of plant chromosomes
To learn preparation methods
To learn to make karyogram and idiogram
To evaluate the results statistically
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : History and relationship with evolution of cytotaxonomy, The methods used in plant cytotaxonomy, Presentation of different stains and fixatives, Karyotype analysis and detailed examination of chromosomes, Chromosome counts and chromosome morphology, Chromosome counts and drawings of various plants, Effects of various environmental stress on cell division and chromosomes, The statistic calculations of chromosomal abnormalities and mitotic activity
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : The target of this course is to teach the methods and techniques used in cytotaxonomical studies.
Course Aims : The goals of this course are to get precise information on chromosome numbers and chromosome structures of the plants, and to plan proper cytological technics for examining the mechanism of cell division
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Textbooks of Cytotaxonomy
Additional Resources : Singh, R.J., 2003. Plant Cytogenetics. (Second Edition). CRC Pres. Washington. 463p.

Elçi, Ş., 1994. Sitogenetikte araştırma yöntemleri ve gözlemler. 100. Yıl Üniv. Yay. Van. 238s.
İnternet
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams : Mid-term and final exam
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 2 28  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 5 70  
Homeworks :
2 6 12  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 1 1  
Finals :
1 2 2  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
113  
Course's ECTS Credit :
0      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 60
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
2 40
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
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 History and relationship with evolution of cytotaxonomy
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
2 The methods used in plant cytotaxonomy
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
3 Presentation and preparation of different stains and fixatives
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
4 Karyotype analysis and detailed examination of chromosomes
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
5 Chromosome count and chromosome morphology
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
6 The methods of karyogram and idiogram
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
7 Chromosome counts and drawings of various plants
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
8 Chromosomal anormalities in somatic cells
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
9 Effects of various environmental stress on cell division and chromosomes
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
10 Plant growth regulators and hormones
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
11 Effects of various plant growth regulators on mitotic activity
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
12 The statistic calculations of chromosomal abnormalities and mitotic activity
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
13 The relationships between polyploidy and hybridization
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet
14 Polyploidy and the origin of the higher categories
  Study Materials: Singh, R.J., 2003. Elçi, Ş., 1994. Internet