Course syllabus BOT - Botany (FFWT - SS 2018/2019)

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Course code: BOT
Course title in Czech: Botany
Course title in English:
SS 2018/2019
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)
Level of course:
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Radomír Řepka, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Faculty: Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology
Teachers: Ing. Michaela Kruttová (instructor)
doc. Ing. Radomír Řepka, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Acquirement of basic knowledge of system of Algae, Plants and Fungi inclusive of understanding of their role in ecosystems. Practical knowledge of 300 species of forest, meadow, ruderal and segetal plants, especially species indicators.
Course content:
Phylogenetic system of lower and higher plants and fungi. (allowance 2/2)
a.1. Bacteria and their ecologic importance.
2. Cyanobacteria and algae, its distribution and importance.
c.3. Bryophytes and ferns focused on the important species.
4. Gymnosperms and angiosperms. Character set of most important families.
5. Fungi including lichens, its ecology and importance in natur.
6. Ferns and flowering plants with indicative value.

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
28 h
28 h
professional educational excursion
24 h
preparation for exam
30 h
preparation for regular assessment
10 h
preparation for regular testing10 h
writing of seminar paper
10 h
140 h
Assessment methods:
The course ends with a written and oral tests for credit 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:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
DEYL, M. -- HÍSEK, K. Naše květiny. Praha: Academia, 2001. 690 p. ISBN 80-200-0940-X.
HEYWOOD, V H. Flowering plants of the world. London: Batsford Ltd., 1996. 335 p. ISBN 0-7134-7422-X.
ŘEPKA, R. -- KOBLÍŽEK, J. Systematická botanika. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2011. 210 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-024-4.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-LAND-LAND Landscaping, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:

Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 01/03/2019.

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