790111 Plant biotechnology

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


Historic basis of plant tissue culture and biotechnology

Importance of cultural conditions and media composition

Endogenous and exogenous factors influencing morphogenesis

Regeneration patterns from different explants

Gene transfer in crop plants

"Pathogenesis related proteins"

Agricultural and biotechnological Applications

Previous knowledge expected

Basic knowledge in Botany, proven by participation in corresponding lectures, e.g. Crop plant sciences

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students are familiar with bases of plant biotechnology:
+ know the most important factors of plant tissue culture
+ understand processes of regeneration and differentiation
+ know the most frequently employed methods of gene transfer into crop plants
+ recognize the importance of biotechnological breeding methods
+ know the most relevant fruit allergens and PR proteins
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