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Syllabus 2018-19 - 76713009 - Biotechnology Applied to the Agricultural and Livestock Industries (Biotecnología agrícola y ganadera)

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DEGREE: Máster Univ. en Biotecnología y biomedicina
FACULTY: Centre for Postgraduate Studies of the University of Jaen

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Biotechnology Applied to the Agricultural and Livestock Industries
CODE: 76713009 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 3.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: CORDOVILLA PALOMARES, MARÍA DEL PILAR
DEPARTMENT: U102 - BIOLOGIA ANIMAL, BIOL.VEGETAL Y ECOLOGIA
FIELD OF STUDY: 412 - FISIOLOGÍA VEGETAL
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 144 E-MAIL: mpilar@ujaen.es P: 2786
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

The theoretical part includes the following contents:

-Micropropagación

-Haploid culture

-Obtaining of somatic embryos

-Obtaining of pathogen free plants

-Protoplast culture

-Cell cultures

-Measure Resistance biotic and abiotic stress

-Production of artificial seeds

-The Role of biotechnology in maintaining genebanks

-Identification and differentiation of different plant varieties through genetic markers

-Use of biotechnology in livestock improvement and products

 

The practical part focuses on the following aspects:

-Obtaining haploid individuals

-Obtaining virus free plants

-Obtaining somatic embryos from callus

-Artificial seeds

-Regeneration of plants through organogenesis

-Isolation and cultivation of monocotyledonous roots

 

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

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Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

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6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Plant tissue culture [Recurso electrónico] : techniques and experiments. Edition: 3rd ed. Author: Smith, Roberta H. Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier AP, 2012  (Library)
  • Agrobacterium: From Biology to Biotechnology [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Tzfira, Tzvi. Publisher: New York, NY : Springer-Verlag New York, 2008.  (Library)
  • Plant cell, tissue and organ culture : fundamental methods. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Berlin : Springer, 1995  (Library)
  • Plant conservation genetics. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: New York [etc.] : Food Products Press, cop. 2006  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • In vitro genetic preservation of potato cultivars : biotechnology for genetic resources preservation. Edition: -. Author: Khierallah, Hussam S. M. Publisher: Saarbrücken : Lambert Academic Publishing, 2016  (Library)
  • Induction of somatic embryogenesis in woody plants. Edition: -. Author: Isah T. Publisher: Acta Physiologiae Plantarum  (Library)
  • Anther culture of Anthurium: a review. Edition: -. Author: Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva, Budi Winarto, Judit Dobránszki, Songjun Zeng. Publisher: Acta Physiologiae Plantarum  (Library)
  • Synthetic seed production of medicinal plants: a review on influence of explants, encapsulation agent and matrix. Edition: -. Author: Saikat Gantait, Suprabuddha Kundu, Nasim Ali,Narayan Chandra Sahu. Publisher: Acta Physiologiae Plantarum  (Library)