Plant Tissue Culture (2 credits, 2 hrs/week)
Practice of Plant Tissue Culture (1 credit, 2 hrs/week)
To introduce the basic plant tissue culture theory and methods for students to apply in forest tree species (pines and spruces). The course will cover major issues of plant tissue culture: adventitious shoot propagation, axillary micropropagation, callus organogenesis, somatic embryogenesis and hairy root culture system. Students will learn how to operate these techniques in the practice course.