Information Package / Course Catalogue
Cotton Breeding
Course Code: ZTB523
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

To improve the new variety by conventional breeding methods

Course Content

Cotton breeding objectives, breeding methods and variety improving

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.1.To be able to evaluate the importance of cotton breeding
2.2. To be able to synthesise breeding methods to quality and productive new variety improving
3.3.To be able to evaluate the improving new variety by conventional breeding methods
4.4.To be able to solve the problems in the application of cotton breeding
5.Determination of optimal selection method in cotton breeding in abiotic stress conditions
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1. Kohel, R. J., Lewis, C.F., 1984.Cotton.American Society of Agronomy Inc., No:24
2.2. Smith, C.W., Cothren, J.T. 1999. Cotton. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The history of cotton breeding, the purpose of breeding
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 2 - Theoretical
The cotton taxonomy and species
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 3 - Theoretical
Inheritance of qualitative characteristics
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 4 - Theoretical
Inheritance of quantitative characteristics
Week 5 - Theoretical
Breeding methods, germplasms
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 6 - Theoretical
Selection breeding method
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 7 - Theoretical
The breeding methods of variety conservation
Week 8 - Theoretical
The parents selection in cross breeding
Week 8 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 9 - Theoretical
Crossing technique
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Term paper
Week 11 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142256
Assignment324072
Term Project124024
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination114216
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)177
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
4
5
4
5
4
4
5
4
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5
OÇ-2
4
5
4
5
5
5
5
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5
5
OÇ-3
4
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5
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4
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5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
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5
5
5
5
5
5
5
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