In vitro plant breeding

A.Y. 2020/2021
5
Max ECTS
44
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/03
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide knowledge of the principles, protocols and utilization of plant tissue culture systems, for plant in vitro propagation, for plant breeding programs, for cell transformation techniques and production of secondary metabolites.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will be able to in vitro propagate plant species in vitro (from the onset of an aseptic culture to its growth) and use of in vitro techniques in support or as alternative to the traditional techniques for plant breeding programs, through induction of somaclonal variability.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
AGR/03 - ARBORICULTURE AND FRUITCULTURE - University credits: 5
Single bench laboratory practical: 8 hours
Lessons: 36 hours
Professor(s)