Academic Catalog

BIOL576 ADVANCED PLANT SYSTEMATICS

Course Code: 2380576
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MUSA DOAN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The basis of plant taxonomy; cytogenetics; phytogeography, structural botany biosystematics and evolutionary theory, causes of plant variation, nomenclature, ecotypes, genetic isolation and hybridization, modes of speciation, breeding systems in plant populations and modern techniques in plant systematics. Extensive field and herbarium studies.