Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L3021030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 植物バイオサイエンス
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Agricultural Plant Production and Biotechnology
トミナガ ルミ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Thur1-4:ABS C304
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture, Handouts, PowerPoint 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Faculty of Applied Biological Science
Keywords SDG_2, SDG_15, differentiation, environmental response, plant hormones, life cycle, respiration and metabolism 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Applied Animal and Plant Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding regarding natural phenomena related to animal and plant production in levels of molecule, cell, and individual organism and production environment that supports the phenomena

・Knowledge and understanding regarding the mechanism of animal and plant production in fields and relation between animals and the human society and natural environment. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class is designed to help students understand agricultural plant production well through learning plant physiology, and interaction with environments. Outcomes are better understanding on food production and environmental preservation through plant functions and production. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: How to be a plant
Lesson 3: Transport of water and solutes
Lesson 4: Adaptation to the terrestrial environment
Lesson 5: Genes and cells 1
Lesson 6: Genes and cells 2
Lesson 7: Mid-term examination
Range of questions is from Lesson 1 to Lesson 6
Lesson 8: Cell wall and growth
Lesson 9: Phytohormone 1
Lesson 10: Phytohormone 2
Lesson 11: Phytohormone 3
Lesson 12: Phytohormone 4
Lesson 13: Respiration and metabolism
Lesson 14: Epidermal cell differentiation
Lesson 15: Final examination
Range of questions is from lesson 8 to lesson 14

Two examinations are scheduled at Lesson 7 (Mid-term) and Lesson 15 (Final). 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, moodle 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review work, Report writing 
Grading Method Mid-term and final exams (approx. 80%), quizzes (approx. 20%), but including attitudes in the class. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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