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

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Special Forest Botany
Course title in English:
Special Forest Botany
SS 2016/2017
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: 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)
Level of course:
Course type:
Type of delivery: usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Course supervisor:
Ing. Tomáš Koutecký, Ph.D.
Course supervising department: Department of Forest Botany, Dendrology and Geobiocoenology (FFWT)
Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology
Teachers: doc. RNDr. Pavel Cudlín, CSc. (lecturer)
Ing. Tomáš Koutecký, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
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:
Phylogenetic system of lower and higher plants, fungi and bacteria. (allowance 2/2)
Bacteria, Cyanobacteria and Algae, their ecologic importance.
Fungi including lichens, their ecology and importance in nature.
Bryophytes and ferns focused on the important species.
Gymnosperms and angiosperms. Character set of most important families.
Significant ferns and seed plants as indicators of habitat.

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
28 h0 h
practice28 h0 h
professional educational excursion
32 h
4 h
consultation0 h20 h
preparation for exam30 h
50 h
preparation for regular assessment
2 h
20 h
preparation for regular testing
10 h14 h
report from excursion, tour, practical placement
0 h2 h
writing of seminar paper
10 h
30 h
140 h
140 h
Assessment methods:
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.
Assessment criteria ratio:
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
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.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-FOR-FOR Forestry, full-time form, initial period WS 2016/2017
Field of study B-FOR-FOR Forestry, part-time form, initial period WS 2016/2017
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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 04/27/2017.

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