Course Code : ABF 309

Course Title: Plant Tissue Culture Applications

Weekly lecture and application hours of the course: 3,0

Course Description:This lesson covers the cultural techniques for regeneration of functional plants from embryonic tissues, tissue fragments, calli, isolated cells or protoplasts. Students learn about micropropagation, germ preservation, mutation selection, embryo culture and in vitro hybridization in this course.

Textbooks and supplementary books:

  1. Plant Tissue Culture, Vinay Sharma and Afroz Alam, Wiley.

  2. Plant Cell Culture Essential Methods, Michael R. Davey and Paul Anthony, Wiley-Blackwell.

Course Evaluation:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory