Introduction to Plant Cells and Tissue Culture
Learn about the fundamental applications of Plant Cell Technology and Plant Tissue Culture in this free online course.
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This free online course on; An Introduction to Plant Cells and Tissue Culture, primarily explains the functions of the essential components of plant cells and the applications of Plant Cell Technology. You will learn about the history of plant cells and tissue culture as well as the factors affecting plant cell culture. You will also learn about the disadvantages of natural plant extraction of phytochemicals and the fundamental ability of plants to grow and reproduce.
Next, the different organelles and distinctive features of plant cells will be examined. You will be able to distinguish the different types of plant tissue and patterns of growth. The concept of diffusion, osmosis and leaf functions will also be highlighted. Thereafter, the different forms of cultures and their application in plant biotechnology will be outlined and you will consider the different forms of in vitro culture.
Finally, The nutritional requirements of plant cells and plant growth regulation will be discussed. You will study the concepts of Organogenesis and Regeneration, understanding their significance in plant cell biotechnology and organ development. The applications of somaclonal variation and the stages involved in micropropagation will then be summarised. This course will be of interest to anyone in the field of biology, genetic engineering, biotechnology, and any other related discipline. Why wait, start this course today!Start Course Now
Plant Cell Technology
Plant Cell Technology - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Plant Cell Technology
History of Plant Cell and Tissue Culture
Anatomy of Plant Cells
Plant Tissues and Functions
Photosynthesis and Photorespiration
Plant Cell Technology - Lesson Summary
Plant Development - Learning Outcomes
In-vitro Culture Initiation
Nutritional Requirements of Plant Cells
Organogenesis and Regeneration
Somaclonal Variation and Micropropagation
Plant Development - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Outline the applications of Plant Cell Technology
- Explain the features and functions of plant cell organelles
- Define the concepts of Photosynthesis and Photorespiration
- Summarise the processes involved in In-vitro Culture initiation
- Discuss the nutritional requirements of plant cells
- State the practical applications of Somaclonal Variation and Micropropagation
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