Training Course on ‘Seed Development: Biotechnology Studies’
Date: 09-10 December 2015
Venue: Baku - Azerbaijan

In accordance with its 2015 Annual Work Plan, SESRIC organised the training course on “Seed Development: Biotechnology Studies” at the Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Azerbaijan on 9-10 December 2015, within the framework of the OIC Agriculture Capacity Building Programme (OIC-AgriCaB). The course was conducted by Dr. Cuma KARAOĞLU and Ms. Hülya Özcan expert at Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Republic of Turkey with the participation of experts from Ministry of Agriculture and relevant Agricultural Institutions, Republic of Azerbaijan.

Below topics were covered in this two day training course:

  • Plant breeding studies
  • Biotechnology studies in Plant Breeding
  • Marker Assisted Selection (MAS)
  • Tissue culture techniques
  • Doubled Haploid techniques (Anther, Microspore and Embryo rescue)
  • Anther culture (training in laboratory)
  • Anther culture (training in laboratory) continuing
  • General evaluation