Course syllabus LFAT - Forestry Phytosociology and Typology (FFWT - WS 2017/2018)

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Course title in Czech:
Forestry Phytosociology and Typology
Course title in English: Forestry Phytosociology and Typology
WS 2017/2018
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2/3 (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)
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Course supervising department:
Faculty: Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology
Teachers: Ing. Michal Friedl, Ph.D. (instructor)
Ing. Antonín Kusbach, Ph.D. (instructor)
doc. Dr. Ing. Jan Štykar (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To obtain knowledge about forest plant communities composition, relationships a classification. To assume acquirements about forest typological systems. To obtain practical skills.
Course content:
1.Forest phytosociology (allowance 12/10)
b.Vegetation and environment
c.Vegetation populations and communities
Vegetation dynamics
e.Vegetation in space and time
Classification of vegetation

Forest typology (allowance 10/12)
a.Geobiocoenological differentiation
Groups of forest types
Forest types utilization

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Combined form
lecture22 h
10 h
20 h
8 h
2 h2 h
field work
8 h
24 h
professional educational excursion
16 h0 h
2 h
2 h
preparation for exam
40 h
64 h
preparation for regular assessment5 h
5 h
preparation for regular testing5 h5 h
preparation of presentation
2 h2 h
elaboration of reports
3 h3 h
elaboration and execution of projects
5 h
5 h
writing of seminar paper
10 h
10 h
140 h
140 h
Assessment methods:
Seminary work (3 topics - indication of the permanent abiotic conditions and plant community characteristics - 3 x 3-5 pages)
Geobiocoenological mapping and sampling - 1map 10ha 1:5000+text 15 pages, 10plots
Exam (written and oral part of exam - 40/20 min.), exam topics: theory of geobiocoene type, groups of forest types, group of geobiocoene types; Typization of abiotic environment of plant, ekological behavior of plant, physiological-ekological plant types; Data Sorting, classification, ordination of plant communities (ecosystems); Vegetation zonality (zones (geographical, climatical, vegetational); Altitudinal zonality (geographical, vegetational tiers (zones, belts), variants of vegetation zonality; Geobiocoenological regionalisation (diferentiation of vegetation, vegetation variants, bioregion, biochora); Forest typology; Suprastructural units of systems (tiers, trophic and hydric ranges, edaphic categories).
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
AMBROS, Z. -- ŠTYKAR, J. Geobiocenologie I. Brno: MZLU v Brne, 2004. 80 p. ISBN 80-7157-397-3.
BUČEK, A. -- LACINA, J. Geobiocenologie II: geobiocenologická typologie krajiny České republiky. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2007. 251 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-046-6.
ŠTYKAR, J. Lesnická fytocenologie a typologie. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2008. 252 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-144-9.

HENDRYCH, R. Fytogeografie. 1st ed. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1984. 220 p. Učebnice pro vysoké. školy.
MORAVEC, J. et al. Fytocenologie. 1st ed. Praha: Academia, 2000. 403 p. ISBN 80-200-0128-X.
PLÍVA, K. -- PRŮŠA, E. Typologické podklady pěstování lesů. 1st ed. Praha: Státní zemědělské nakladatelství, 1969. 401 p. Lesnická knihovna. Knihovna lesního hosp. Malá řada ;.
PRŮŠA, E. Pěstování lesů na typologických základech. Kostelec nad Černými lesy: Lesnická práce, 2001. 593 p. ISBN 80-86386-10-4.
RANDUŠKA, D. -- VOREL, J. -- PLÍVA, K. Fytocenológia a lesnícka typológia. 1st ed. Bratislava: Príroda, 1986. 339 p.
SLAVÍKOVÁ, J. Ekologie rostlin.
ZLATNÍK, A. Lesnická fytocenologie. 1st ed. Praha: Státní zemědělské nakladatelství, 1978. 495 p. Lesnictví, myslivost a vodní hospodářství.

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Teaching place: Brno

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