Course syllabus LFAT - Forestry Phytosociology and Typology (FFWT - SS 2018/2019)

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Course title in Czech:
Forestry Phytosociology and Typology
Course title in English:
Forestry Phytosociology and Typology
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)
part-time, 20/0/0 (h/h/days in semester) (lectures per period / seminars per period)
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Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Forest Botany, Dendrology and Geobiocoenology (FFWT)
Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology
Ing. Petr Dujka (instructor)
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
Vegetation populations and communities
Vegetation dynamics
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 attendanceCombined form
22 h
10 h
practice20 h
8 h
2 h
2 h
field work8 h24 h
professional educational excursion16 h
0 h
2 h
2 h
preparation for exam
40 h64 h
preparation for regular assessment
5 h
5 h
preparation for regular testing
5 h
5 h
preparation of presentation2 h2 h
elaboration of reports
3 h
3 h
elaboration and execution of projects
5 h
5 h
writing of seminar paper
10 h
10 h
140 h140 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).
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
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0 %
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.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-FOR-FOR Forestry, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Field of study B-FOR-FOR Forestry, part-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 01/03/2019.

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