Course syllabus UZRTS - Utility Plants of Subtropics and Tropics (FFWT - SS 2017/2018)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Utility Plants of Subtropics and Tropics
Course title in English:
Utility Plants of Subtropics and Tropics
SS 2017/2018
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 1/1/2 (hours weekly/ hours weekly/ days in semester) (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 10/0/0 (h/h/days in semester) (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
bachelor; master; master continuing; doctor
Course type:
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology
Ing. Petr Němec, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
doc. Dr. Ing. Jindřich Pavliš (supervisor, tutor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim is to provide a general understanding of utilization of non-timber forest products of the tropics and dendrologic characteristics of representatives of the main commercial categories (fruits, vegetables, ornamental plants, technical plants, medicinal plants etc.).
Course content:
1.Introduction (allowance 2/2)
food plants
b.Plants with psychosomatic effects
technical plants

Areas of occurrence of useful plants. interesting species, 11 species (allowance 2/2)
Fruit, 43 species (allowance 2/2)
4.Spices, consumption and oil plants, 39 species (allowance 2/2)
5.Ornamental plants, 42 plants (allowance 2/2)
Medicinal plants, 42 plants (allowance 2/2)
Wood and material, 27 plants (allowance 2/2)
Resins and elastomers, oil, 24 species (allowance 2/2)
Waxes, textile materials and dyes, tanning plants, 18 plants (allowance 2/2)
Foodstuff, 12 species. Conclusion. (allowance 2/2)

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
14 h
10 h
practice14 h0 h
professional educational excursion
16 h
0 h
practical training
8 h
0 h
preparation for exam20 h54 h
writing of seminar paper
12 h20 h
84 h84 h
Assessment methods:
After the defense of a seminar work follows written exam and species determination. Minimum eleven from total twenty points is necessary to pass the exam.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendanceCombined form
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
TÁBORSKÝ, V. -- VALÍČEK, P. Tropické a subtropické zeleniny - pěstování a využití. 1st ed. Praha: Brázda, 1998. 146 p. ISBN 80-209-0274-0.
KOHÁK, E. Zelená svatozář. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2000. ISBN 80-85850-86-9.
Jedy, drogy, léky. 1st ed. Praha: Academia, 1996. 203 p. ISBN 80-200-0508-0.
Tropické plody: biologie, využití, pěstování a sklizeň. 1st ed. Praha: Knižní klub, 2002. 239 p. ISBN 80-242-0785-0.
POLÍVKA, F. Užitkové a pamětihodné rostliny cizích zemí. Praha: Volvox Globator, 1996. 646 p. ISBN 80-7207-025-8.
Užitkové rostliny jižních zemí. 1st ed. Praha: Academia, 1989. 157 p. Živou přírodou.
Tropické rostliny. 1st ed. Praha: Knižní klub, 2002. 286 p. ISBN 80-242-0774-5.
ARCIMOVIČOVÁ, J. -- VALÍČEK, P. Čokoláda - pokrm bohů. Benešov: START, 1999. 119 p. ISBN 80-86231-07-0.
Koření a jeho léčivé účinky. 1st ed. Benešov: Start, 2005. 135 p. ISBN 978-80-86231-34-1.
VALÍČEK, P. Léčivé rostliny a omamné drogy. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita, 2003. 94 p. ISBN 80-7157-725-1.
DLOUHÁ, J. -- RICHTER, M. -- VALÍČEK, P. Ovoce. 1st ed. Praha: Aventinum, 1997. 223 p. ISBN 80-7151-768-2.
VALÍČEK, P. et al. Rostlinné omamné drogy. 1st ed. Benešov: Start, 2000. 191 p. ISBN 80-86231-09-7.
HUŠÁK, S. -- TÁBORSKÝ, V. -- VALÍČEK, P. Tropické a subtropické ovoce - pěstování a využití. 1st ed. Praha: Brázda, 1996. 125 p. ISBN 80-209-0258-9.
VALÍČEK, P. et al. Užitkové rostliny tropů a subtropů. 2nd ed. Praha: Academia, 2002. 486 p. ISBN 80-200-0939-6.
VALÍČEK, P. Vůně čaje. 2nd ed. Benešov: START, 2000. 145 p. ISBN 80-86231-10-0.
VALÍČEK, P. -- POKLUDA, R. Zelinářství tropů a subtropů. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2004. 98 p. ISBN 80-7157-777-4.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-FOR-TROP Management of Natural Resources in the Tropics and Subtropics, full-time form, initial period WS 2015/2016
Course listed in previous semesters:
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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 01/08/2018.

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