Programme

PLANT TISSUE CULTURE TRAINING PROGRAMME (6 WEEKS) FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF


FOOD SECURITY AND SAFETY FOCUS AREA, MAHIKENG CAMPUS, NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY (NWU)


Theme: Plant Tissue Culture as a Means of Crop Improvement, Food Creation and Food Security
 


Date

Schedule

Course Title

Link (MS Teams)

Thursday, 14/07/2022

Week 1

General Introduction to Plant Tissue Culture

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Thursday, 21/07/2022

Week 2

PTC Laboratory equipment/Set up/Handling Glassware and TC water preparation

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Thursday, 28/07/2022

Week 3

Familiarization with Media Components and Plant Growth Regulators/ Media Components and Preparation

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Thursday, 04/08/2022

Week 4

Collection of explants / Aseptic Isolation, disinfection, dissection, and Inoculation of explants for conventional TC

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Thursday, 11/08/2022

Week 5

Growth Room Maintenance of Plant-Cultures/Post Flask Management / Acclimatization

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Thursday, 18/08/2022

Week 6

Revisions / Interactive sections / Assessment

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