Sylabus predmetu TPVA - Tree Care (FFWT - SS 2019/2020)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Tree Care
Course title in English: Tree Care
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2/2 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester) (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 19/0/0 (h/h/days in semester) (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course: bachelor
Course type:
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Course supervisor: prof. Ing. Jindřich Neruda, CSc.
Course supervising department: Department of Engineering (FFWT)
prof. Ing. Jindřich Neruda, CSc. (supervisor)
Ing. Pavel Nevrkla (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Luboš Staněk (instructor, lecturer)
Tomáš Veverka (instructor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
A comprehensive introduction to the practices used in the care of trees growing outside forest. Studying of professional continuity necessary for rational design, implementation and control of Tree service treatment.
Course content:
1.Development of technological processes in tree care - changing view of care for urban forest. (allowance 2/2)
Environmental requirements for trees, possibilities of modification of habitat conditions of mature trees. (allowance 2/2)
Selection of plant material for planting nurseries decorative woody plants. (allowance 2/2)
Urban tree planting I. -- technological process of tree planting. (allowance 2/2)
Urban tree planting II. - technological process of replanting tree . (allowance 2/2)
Urban tree planting III. - post-planting tree care. (allowance 2/2)
Trees pruning I. -- anatomy of branching defects including, purpose of cutting, phytopathological context. (allowance 2/2)
Trees pruning II. - method of cutting, and timing. (allowance 2/2)
Trees pruning III. -- technology groups of cutting. (allowance 2/2)
Trees pruning IV. - practical training in cutting trees. (allowance 2/2)
Cable bracing I. - ensuring the tree crowns, dynamic and static cable bracing. (allowance 2/2)
12.Cable bracing II. - practical training ensuring the tree crowns, dynamic and static cable bracing. (allowance 2/2)
13.Determination of and price negotiation technological procedures - the use of descriptions and indicative prices for construction work (allowance 2/2)
Protecting trees during construction activities. (allowance 2/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
lecture28 h
0 h
28 h
0 h
professional educational excursion16 h4 h
0 h15 h
16 h
0 h
preparation for exam
23 h
70 h
preparation for regular assessment
15 h
25 h
preparation for regular testing15 h
25 h
report from excursion, tour, practical placement
5 h
0 h
elaboration of reports
22 h
9 h
elaboration and execution of projects
0 h
20 h
Total168 h168 h
Assessment methods:
credit test and oral exam - the student have to prove his/her knowlege of basic techniques and procedures in arboriculture according to recognized standards of tree care.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
NERUDA, J. -- NEVRKLA, P. -- LADRA, D. Technika pro arboristy. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2014. 227 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-948-3.
KOLAŘÍK, J. a kol. Péče o dřeviny rostoucí mimo les . Vlašim: ČSOP Vlašim, 2003. 261 p. ISBN 80-86327-36-1.
Standardy péče o přírodu a krajinu A02 001 - Výsadba stromů. KOLAŘÍK, J. -- FLEK, S. -- HORA, D. -- IMRAMOVSKÝ, P. -- KEJHA, L. -- LADRA, D. -- MAUER, O. -- OPRAVIL, J. -- ÚRADNÍČEK, L. 2013. URL:
Standardy péče o přírodu a krajinu A02 002 - Řez stromů. KOLAŘÍK, J. -- HORA, D. -- KEJHA, L. -- KOVÁŘÍK, Z. -- RŮŽIČKA, P. -- SKOTNICA, J. -- ÚRADNÍČEK, L. -- VÁGNEROVÁ, I. 2012. URL:
JELÍNKOVÁ, J. -- TUHÁČEK, M. Právní vztahy k dřevinám: praktický průvodce. 1st ed. Grada, 2016. 168 p. Právo pro každého. ISBN 978-80-271-0112-2.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-ARB-ARB Arboristics, part-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-ARB-ARB Arboristics, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Course listed in previous semesters: SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015 (and older)
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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 11/20/2019.

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