Course syllabus LBOTS - Special Forest Botany (FFWT - WS 2016/2017)

     ECTS syllabus          Syllabus          Timetable          

     Czech          English          

Course title: Special Forest Botany
Semester: WS 2016/2017
Course supervisor: Ing. Tomáš Koutecký, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Forest Botany, Dendrology and Geobiocoenology (FFWT)
Time allowance: full-time, 2/2/4 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester) (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 20/0/0 (h/h/days in semester) (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Prerequisites for registration: General Forest Botany with Introduction to Genetics
Type of study: consulting
Form of teaching: tutorial
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (5 credits)
Course objective:
Overview of system the lower and higher plants, fungi and their importance in ecosystems. Knowledge or ability to recognize of 350 species from forests, meadows, ruderal sites, weeds and fields crops, especialy species which have indicative value.
Course content:
1.Phylogenetic system of lower and higher plants, fungi and bacteria. (allowance 2/2)
a.Bacteria, Cyanobacteria and Algae, their ecologic importance.
b.Fungi including lichens, their ecology and importance in nature.
c.Bryophytes and ferns focused on the important species.
d.Gymnosperms and angiosperms. Character set of most important families.
e.Significant ferns and seed plants as indicators of habitat.

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h0 h
     practice28 h0 h
     professional educational excursion32 h4 h
     consultation0 h20 h
     preparation for exam30 h50 h
     preparation for regular assessment2 h20 h
     preparation for regular testing10 h14 h
     report from excursion, tour, practical placement0 h2 h
     writing of seminar paper10 h30 h
Total140 h140 h
Key words:
Course completion:
The course ends with a written and oral tests for cerdit should consult a seminar paper.
To pass the credit must be met: One 50-minute written test (at least 50% knowledge, that is 50 points out of 100) in which the student responds in writing to the 2 questions (one from the systematic botany and one of the ecological plant groups). The test also includes oral part (2-10 questions required at least 50% correct answers). The final mark is the result of an average of 3 stamps (2 of written questions, one of the oral). Participation in the test is compulsory.
Course methods: Direct reaching with explanation particular terms through lectures and exercises.
1. Phylogenetic system of lower and higher plants and fungi. Bacteria and their ecologic importance.
2. Cyanobacteria and algae, its distribution and importance.
3. Bryophytes and ferns focused on the important species.
4. Gymnosperms and angiosperms. Character set of most important families.
5. Fungi including lichens, its ecology and importance in natur.
6. Ferns and flowering plants with indicative value.
Reading list:
HEYWOOD, V. Flowering Plants of the World. London: B T Batsford Ltd, , 1996. 335 p. ISBN 0-7134-7422-X.
ŘEPKA, R. -- KOBLÍŽEK, J. Systematická botanika. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2007. 210 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-024-4.
DEYL, M. -- HÍSEK, K. Naše květiny. 3rd ed. Praha: Academia, 2008. 690 p.
HROUDA, L. -- CHRTEK, J. -- KUBÁT, K. Klíč ke květeně České republiky. Praha: Academia, 2002. 928 p. ISBN 80-200-0836-5.
Col. Katalog biotopů České republiky = Habitat catalogue of the Czech Republic. 2nd ed. Praha: Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, 2010. 445 p. ISBN 978-80-87457-02-3.

Study plans:
-- item not defined --
Run in the period of: WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017   (and older)
Course tutor: Ing. Tomáš Koutecký, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech
Town: Brno

Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 07/04/2016.

Type of output: