Information Package / Course Catalogue
Quantatif Genetic
Course Code: ZTB502
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: 8
Objectives of the Course

To determine the properties of basic characteristics affected by multiply genes. To examine the theoretical basics of these characters.

Course Content

Learn basic knowledge on genotypic structure of hybrid populations and biometric methods using in plant breeding.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.1. To be able to comprehend the applications and methods on plant breeding populations
2.2. To be able to analyse the genotypic structure of hybrid population according to its reproduction biology
3.3.To be able to form selection methods to improve cultivars in a breeding program
4.4. To be able to comprehend which breeding method will be used for quantitative characters in cultivar improvement
5.The genetic composition of the population can be changed positively by selection
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1. Wricke, G. 1972. Populationsgenetik.
2.2. Falconer, D.S. 1970. Introduction to quantitative Genetics
3.3. Demir, İ. 1990. Genel Bitki Islahı. Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi, İzmir
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Continues variations and its causes
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 2 - Theoretical
Values and population means
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 3 - Theoretical
Population variances
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 4 - Theoretical
Components of variances
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 5 - Theoretical
The estimation of variance components
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 6 - Theoretical
The ratio of variances components and the importance in terms of breeding
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 10 - Theoretical
Heritability degrees
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 11 - Theoretical
The importance of heritability degrees in plant breeding and the methods of its calculations
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 12 - Theoretical
Selection and inbreeding I
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 13 - Theoretical
Selection and inbreeding II
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 14 - Theoretical
Heterosis
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 15 - Theoretical
Presentation of assignments
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Literature review
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory143384
Assignment2132066
Midterm Examination101010
Final Examination1103040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)200
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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