Course Number 2300351
Course Credits3 (3-0-6)
Course AbbrviationBIOT PL ANI BREED
Course Title (TH)การปรับปรุงพันธุ์พืชและสัตว์โดยเทคโนโลยีชีวภาพสมัยใหม่
Course Title (EN)Biotechnological Frontier in Plant and Animal Breeding
Responsible UnitFaculty of Science, Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (International Program)
Type of CourseInternational Course
SemesterIntl 1st semester
Academic Year2024
Course Coordinator
Measurement Method
Type of CourseSemester Course
Course ConditionPRER 2305261 General Genetics or Consent of Faculty
Course StatusCompulsory course
Instructors / staffs
Enrollment conditionsNone
Degree levelBachelor
Related curricularBachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2562)
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2567)
Course description (TH)ระบบการสืบพันธุ์ในพืชปลูก วิธีการปรับปรุงพันธุ์พืชแบบดั้งเดิม การปรับปรุงพันธุ์พืชด้วยเทคโนโลยีสมัยใหม่ การเก็บรักษาแหล่งพันธุกรรมพืชและสัตว์การออกภาคสนามในการปรับปรุงพันธุ์พืช หลักการปรับปรุงพันธุ์สัตว์ ระบบการสืบพันธุ์ในปศุสัตว์ การปรับปรุงพันธุ์ปศุสัตว์ด้วยเทคโนโลยีสมัยใหม่ การออกภาคสนามในการปรับปรุงพันธุ์สัตว์
Course description (EN)Reproduction in crop plants; traditional plant breeding methods; modern technology for plant breeding; plant and animal genetic resources preservation; field trip in plant breeding; principle in animal breeding; reproduction in livestock animals; modern breeding technology of livestock animals; field trip in animal breeding.
Curriculum mappingCU-1.1: Behavioral Objectives Possessing well-rounded knowledge
/CU-1.2: Possessing in-depth knowledge
CU-2.1: Being moral and ethical
/CU-2.2: Having an awareness of etiquette
/CU-3.1: Being able to think critically
/CU-3.2: Being able to think creatively
CU-3.3: Having skills in problem solving
CU-4.1: Having professional skills
/CU-4.2: Having communication skills
/CU-4.3: Having skills in information technology
CU-4.4: Having mathematical and statistical skills
CU-4.5: Having management skills
CU-5.1: Having an inquiring mind
CU-5.2: Knowing how to learn
CU-5.3: Having leadership qualities
CU-5.4: Maintaining well-being
CU-5.5: Being community-minded and possessing social responsibility
CU-5.6: Sustaining Thainess in a globalized world
/subPLO1.1 Explain biotechnology knowledge in practice.
/subPLO1.2 Analyze biotechnology knowledge in practice.
subPLO1.3 Apply biotechnology knowledge in practice.
PLO2 Employ biotechnology-related technology and scientific tools.
PLO3 Communicate effectively in English within the Biotechnology field.
PLO4 Demonstrate behavior that aligns with ethical principles, moral values, and professional ethics.
PLO5 Demonstrate social responsibility, courage, and creativity.
Course learning outcome (CLO)1. Students will be able to describe reproductive systems of plants and animals.
2. Students will be able to describe the principles of modern technology for plant and animal improvement.
3. Students will be able to describe the genetic resources of plants and animals.
#DateTimeLearning contentInstructorCLORemark
1Course orientation (1)
Introduction to plant breeding - Fertilization system in plants
2Reproduction in crop plants
3Plant traits and genetic resource preservation - Genotypes & phenotypes - Basic gene regulation - Plant genetic resources - Genetic resource preservation
4Traditional plant breeding methods - Introduction - Selection - Ploidy - Hybridization and selection
5Modern technology for plant breeding Overview of modern technology in plant breeding - Quantitative trait loci (QTL) & Marker assisted breeding
Double haploid technology
6Genetically modified crops and plant gene expression vector (Clip) - Assignment to understand plant gene expression vector
Class activity: Understanding vector for plant improvement
7RNAi & CRISPR-Cas technology for plant improvement
9Field trip in plant breeding
10The principle in animal: reproduction and breeding: history and overview
11Biotechnology in reproduction and breeding of companion animals
12Biotechnology in reproduction and breeding of livestock animals
13Breeding technology in wildlife animals
14Breeding technology in exotic animals (frog/insects)
15Field trip in animal breeding
Teaching/learning mediaBooks, review papers, research articles, laboratory manual, lecture handout, computer aided teaching materials
Communication channels / LMS
TypeChannel identifier / URLRemarks
Learning Management System (LMS)
Assessment methodLevel of assessmentRelated CLOPercentage
Activities/ Assignments/ Reports (Plant Breeding)20 %
Activities/ Assignments/ Reports (Animal Breeding)10 %
Mid-term examination30 %
Final examination40 %
GradingGrading SystemLetter Grad (A-F)
Grading methodCriterion-referenced and norm-referenced assessments
Minimum Passing Level (MPL)
Reading list
TextbookBorem, A. and Fritsche Neto, R. 2014. Biotechnology and plant breeding: applications and approaches for developing improved cultivars. San Diego, California, USA.None
TextbookKirakosyan, A. and Kaufman, P.B. 2009. Recent Advances in Plant Biotechnology [electronic resource]. Springer eBooks. Boston, USA.None
TextbookAbubakar, M., Saeed, A. and Kul, O. 2015. The Role of Biotechnology in Improvement of Livestock: Animal Health and Biotechnology. Heidelberg.None
Course evaluationCourse evaluation system
Details of improvement from previous evaluation
Course quality controlResponses to complaints / petitions from students