Sylabus predmetu FCE - Phytocenology (FH - WS 2017/2018)


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Course code:
FCE
Course title in Czech:
Phytocenology
Course title in English:
Phytocenology
Semester: WS 2017/2018
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1/2 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester) (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: bachelor
Course type: optional
Type of delivery:
consulting
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department: Department of Forest Botany, Dendrology and Geobiocoenology (FFWT)
Faculty:
Teachers: doc. Ing. Antonín Buček, CSc. (instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Michal Friedl, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Prerequisites: (Bioclimatology or Climatology) and (Geology or Geology for ZAKA)
 
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Understanding of the role and importance of vegetation in the landscape and regularity of their evolution. Clarifying of geobiocoene type and geobiocoenological typification.
 
Course content:
1.
Significance, content, development and contemporary trends of phytocenology (allowance 0/0)
2.Basic terms and their coherences (flora, vegetation, ecotope, biota, phytocenosis, biocenosis, ecosystem, geobiocenosis, geobiocene, group of geobiocene types, association, formation, biome) (allowance 0/0)
3.Methods of vegetation study (allowance 0/0)
 
a.
Phytocenological plot and releveé, minimal area of phytocenose
b.
Analytical characteristics of vegetation (floristic composition, etage, abundance, dominance, sociability, vitality, living forms of plants)
c.
Synthetical characteristics of vegetation (phytocenological table, presence, konstance, fidelity, significant species combination, floristic similarity)

4.Interactions of vegetation and environment (allowance 0/0)
 
a.Vegetation and relief (catena, exposition, height above sea level, vegetational phenomenons -- top level, carsic, serpentinit, fluvial, flood-plain, anemo-orographic systems)
b.
Vegetation and climate (heat, light, water, wind, chemistry of atmosphere)
c.
Vegetation and soils
d.
Vegetation and water
e.
Influence of animals on vegetation
f.
Vegetation and fire
g.
Ecolements, ecological constitution of species

5.
Dynamic of vegetation (allowance 0/0)
 
a.Growth and distribution of plant populations
b.
Relation between individuals and plant populations (intra- and interspecific competion, allelopathy, symbiosis, parasitism, epifytism)
c.Population strategy (primary and secundary)
d.Succesion
e.Dynamic of natural forest
f.
Stability and influence of stress factors
g.
Principles and mechanism of regeneration

6.
Distribution and development of vegetation (allowance 0/0)
 
a.Biogeographical realms, provinces and regions
b.
Vegetation zonality
c.
Vegetation tiers (altitudal zonality)
d.
Floroelements
e.
Development of vegetation in pleistocene
f.
Development of vegetation in holocene
g.
Influence of human acivity

7.
Classification of vegetation (allowance 0/0)
 
a.
Geobotanical system
b.Geobiocenological typology
c.
Forest typology
d.
Classification of vegetation by intensity of anthropogenic influence and by level of ecological stability

8.
Mapping of vegetation (allowance 0/0)
 
a.
Maps of potential and reconstructed state
b.
Maps of actual state, principles of biotope mapping

9.
Vegetation in the cultural landscape (allowance 0/0)
 
a.
Principles of gene-pool conservation
b.Protection of vegetation in EU programme Natura 2000
c.
Principles of near-natural communities creation
d.
Invasive species

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture26 h
practice13 h
professional educational excursion16 h
consultation
4 h
preparation for exam24 h
preparation for regular assessment
17 h
writing of seminar paper40 h
Total140 h
 
Assessment methods:
seminary study, individual assesment of seminary study, assesment of activity on field practice, oral examination
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
BUČEK, A. -- LACINA, J. Geobiocenologie II. Geobiocenologická typologie krajiny České republiky. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2007. 251 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-046-6.
MORAVEC, J. Fytocenologie. Praha, 1994.
CHYTRÝ , M. -- KUČERA, T. -- KOČÍ, M. Katalog biotopů České republiky. Praha: AOPK ČR, 2001. 307 p. ISBN 80-86064-55-7.

Recommended:
MENDELOVA UNIVERZITA V BRNĚ. ZAHRADNICKÁ FAKULTA. Taxon Web: Nonverbální a jiné inovativní formy podpory ve výuce na Zahradnické fakultě v Lednici, reg. č.: CZ.1.07/2.2.00/15.0084 [online]. Lednice: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, Zahradnická fakulta, 2013. Dostupné z: http://www.taxonweb.cz

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2020/2021, SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Pavel Čech on 06/08/2017.

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