Education

Course Code: 16120910
Course Name: Experiments for Molecular Biology
Weekly Hours: 0.0-4.0                     Credits: 2.0
 
Experiments for molecular biology is a basic experimental course. The course introduces to the students the principles and procedures of the isolation and purification of the nucleic acid, PCR amplification of the aim gene,digestion of the recombinant plasmid DNA, ligation of the genes, transformation of the recombinant plasmid DNA and identification of the transformants. It lets the students do a series of experiments and lets them hold the mothods and skills of the experiments for basic molecular biology. It also helps the students to understand the experimental principles. Moreover,it lets students devise experiments as soon as possible and makes the students have innovative spirits and scientific research capability.
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Course Code: 16121520
Course Name: Nutrition and Function of Horticultural Products
Weekly Hours: 2.0-1.0                    Credits: 2.5
 
The course aims to introduce to the student the physiological and biochemical characters of nutrients and phytochemicals in Horticultural products, as well as the nutrient and healthy value of Horticultural products. The course will also discuss how to choose, store, cook, and eat Horticultural products in suitable ways. Moreover, it also teaches how to conduct disease prevention and therapy by consuming of specific vegetables and fruits, which helps to keep us healthy and happy.
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Course Code: 16121690
Course Name: Edible Fungi
Weekly Hours: 1.5-1.0                Credits: 2.0
 
This course mainly focus on the edible knowledge and cultivation. Contents include: introduction, edible fungi morphological structure, physiological and ecology, genetic breeding, spawns production and preservation, cultivation methods of some mushroom, wild edible fungus domestication edible fungus’ disease and pest controling, edible fungus Preservation and processing.
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Course Code: 16196090
Course Name: Plant Hormones and its Regulation in Growth
Weekly Hours: 1.5-0.0                Credits:1.5
 
The course aims to introduce to the student the basic knowledge of plant hormone, plant growth regulators and application in agricultural and horticultural crops. The course will also discuss the regulation of growth and development, and improvement of yield and quality in some major crops by use of selected plant growth regulators. Moreover, it also provides the background for those who may participate in the work involved in plant growth substances.
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Course Code: 16195530
Course Name: Ornamental Horticulture
Weekly Hours: 1.5-1..0                Credits:2.0
 
It is a comprehensive course which preliminarily introduces the species and utilizations of ornamental plants. The course primarily introduces the concept of ornamental plant, the essential theory and method in propagation and in planting ,etc. Referred to the characteristic in modern gardening construction and commercial production, the course introduces flowers which are common seen ,such as annual plant ,bulb flower, woody ornamental plant, indoor foliage plant, turfgrasses and ground covers, etc. The ornamental plants are introduced by the clue of taxological systerm.
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Course Code: 16195730
Course Name: Seed & Seedling Engineering of Horticultural Crops
Weekly Hours: 1.5-1.0                Credits:2.0
 
This course is divided to five sections. (i) The propagation types and its distinguishing features of horticultural crops, and current researches in seeds and seedlings of horticultural crops all around the world. (ii) The principles of horticultural crops propagation. (iii) Seed and seedling production, quality testing and quality control, processing and storing, and the law related to seed and seedling. (iv) Cultivar degeneration and purifying. (v) Seed and Seedling production of main horticultural crops.
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Course Code: 16121330
Course Name: Genetic Resources and Utilization of Horticultural Plant
Weekly Hours: 1.5-1.0                Credits:2.0
 
"The Germplasm Resource and Utilization in Horticultural Plants" is a professional curriculum to the undergraduate students of "Applied Biological Science with Specialty of Horticulture" from 2009 grade, and also can be taken as an elective course to the other relative specialty. We teach the basal knowledge of the germplasm resource and utilization in horticultural plants, as well as the principle and methods of horticultural genetic resource collection, identification, preservation, innovation and utilization. Moreover, the students will obtain the systemic knowledge and basic concepts after learning this curriculum, understand the origin and evolvement of horticultural genetic resource as well as phytotaxonomy methods. Meanwhile, the students will also master the procedure of Agri-biological systematics, collection, identification, preservation, innovation and utilization to the major horticultural crops.
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Course Code: 16121340
Course Name: Horticultural Products: Postharvest Biology and Technology
Weekly Hours: 2.0-1.0                Credits:2.5
 
The course includes two parts. The first part focuses on general and common postharvest facts of horticultural products, including main physiological processes, affecting factors, manipulation approaches, application of modern biotechnology, main postharvest handlings, and main storage and transport methods, as well as postharvest physiological disorders and infectious diseases. The second part focuses on individual postharvest characteristics and corresponding postharvest handling techniques of main horticultural products of local area.
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Course Code: 16121350
Course Name: Plant Breeding in Horticulture
Weekly Hours: 2.0-1.0                Credits:2.5
 
The course is one of the required subjects for the undergraduates of Applied Biological Science and students in other relevant fields. The course aims to introduce to the student the basic concepts of plant breeding in horticulture, including the history and development of plant breeding, breeding objectives and breeding methods, genetic resources, species introduction and plant establishment, breeding selection, sexual hybridization, breeding for heterosis, mutation breeding, vitro breeding, molecular breeding, the approval and promotion of cultivar and the multiplication of improved material. Besides these, the course further focuses on the basic principles and methods of how to make the breeding objectives come true.
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Course Code: 16121360
Course Name: Advances in Horticultural Science
Weekly Hours: 1.0-0.0                Credits:1.0
 
The course is comprised of a series of lectures given by leading researchers from the discipline of horticultural science. By incorporation of research advances in the lab where the lecturer working, the advances in resources evaluation and innovation, plant growth and quality development, postharvest quality deterioration and its control, as well as bioactive compouds of horticultural plants or products will be introduced.
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Course Code: 16121370
Course Name: Physiology of Horticultural Crops
Weekly Hours: 1.5-0.0                Credits: 1.5
 
Physiology of Horticultural Crops focuses on those growth and development processes that determine the formation of the harvested product. Chapter 1 provides an overview of our current knowledge of plant growth and development, and the influence of major environment factors on it. The following chapters (Chapter 2 and Chapter 3) deal with physiological significance of seedling management and pruning practices that are currently used in horticultural cultivation. In addition to understanding factors determining the specific quality (color, odour, etc.) of the harvested product, the synthesis and regulation of carotenoid and organosulfur compounds are described in Chapter 4. Chapter 5 covers a comprehensive content focusing on the growth and formation of the harvested product, including fruits, leaf heads, tubers and bulbs.This course is for students in horticulture, providing the physiological knowledge of understanding the factors governing the principal growth processes and the formation of the harvested product, and the possibility of directly utilizing the knowledge for practical purposes in horticulture.
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Course Code: 16120120
Course Name: Developmental Biology
Weekly Hours: 1.5-1.0                Credits:2.0
 
This course aims to introduce the students the current understanding of the mechanisms underlying the development in both plants and animals. The major content covers gametogenesis, fertilization, and organogesis and morphogenesis. The key questions in developmental biology will be addressed at the molecular levels using specific examples of experimental systems.
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Course Code: 16120301
Course Name: Introduction to Biologics
Weekly Hours: 1.5-1.0                Credits:2.0
 
The course consists of molecular biophysics, membrane and cell biophysics, radiation biophysics, theoretical biophysics, physical methods and techniques in biological system study. By introduction of the structural foundation of protein, the structure and function of biomembrane, radiation and its biological effects, the mathematical methods in protein structure prediction and analysis, instrument techniques and applications for biological system study, the course teaches the students to understand the basic concepts and knowledge of biophysics, and the physical methods and techniques in biological system study. Moreover, it also trains the students on the basic instrumental operations.
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Course Code: 16121670
Course Name: Biotechnology of Horticultural crops
Weekly Hours: 1.5-1.0                Credits:2.0
 
This course is one of the basic courses of plant science for undergraduate students in agriculture and life science. This course introduces the fundamental conceptsprincipals and the methods of plant tissue culture and gene transfer. The contents deal with plant tissue and cell culture, protoplast culture and somatic hybridization, and genetic manipulation. Moreover, the applications of production of virus-free plants, micropropagation techniques, secondary product synthesis by large-scale culture of plants cell, somaclonal variation and preservation of germplasm are discussed.
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Course Code: 16121680
Course Name: Logistics in Horticultural Products
Weekly Hours: 1.5-1.0                Credits:2.0
 
This course introduces the basic knowledge of Logistics and its application in horticultural products. Content :the concept of horticultural products Logistics; horticultural products of logistics system and its basic functions; horticultural products packaging operations and technologies ,and material handling operations and technologies; horticultural products distribution processing ,logistics transportation management and technologies; horticultural products warehouse management and logistics inventory ;horticultural products logistics information and logistics information systems ;modern horticultural products logistics management and development ;the development horticultural products logistics in and abroad and its prospects; Consumer psychology and market survey, market segmentation and market positioning in Horticultural products; marketing analysis and marketing organizations Horticultural products.
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Course Code: 16121780
Course Name: Horticulture
Weekly Hours: 2.0-1.0                Credits:2.5
 
This curriculum is divided into the general introduction of pomology and the individual introduction of fruit tress. General remarks mainly introduce the frame of pomology, biological characteristics of fruit trees, and the unique technology for fruit-growing. The individual introduction includes management technology of mainly growing or specific fruit tress. Meanwhile, practical teaching will be combined with classroom teaching through corresponding out-of-classroom activities.
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