Course syllabus UZRTS - Utility Plants of Subtropics and Tropics (FFWT - SS 2018/2019)

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Course code: UZRTS
Course title in language of instruction: Užitkové rostliny subtropů a tropů
Course title in Czech: Utility Plants of Subtropics and Tropics
Course title in English: Utility Plants of Subtropics and Tropics
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/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)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor; master; master continuing; doctor
Semester: SS 2018/2019
Name of lecturer: Ing. Lukáš Karas (instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Petr Němec, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Dr. Ing. Jindřich Pavliš (supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites: ((Special Forest Botany or Special Botany) and (Dendrology and Ecology of Forest Trees II. or Dendrology and Ecology of Forest Trees II. or Dendrology or Dendrology of the Subtropics and Tropics)) or State Bachelor Examination
Aims of the course:
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 contents:
1.Introduction (allowance 2/2) plants
b.Plants with psychosomatic effects
c.technical plants

2.Areas of occurrence of useful plants. interesting species, 11 species (allowance 2/2)
3.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)
6.Medicinal plants, 42 plants (allowance 2/2)
7.Wood and material, 27 plants (allowance 2/2)
8.Resins and elastomers, oil, 24 species (allowance 2/2)
9.Waxes, textile materials and dyes, tanning plants, 18 plants (allowance 2/2)
10.Foodstuff, 12 species. Conclusion. (allowance 2/2)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-Ability to speak and write in mother tongue
-Ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-Ability to work in interdisciplinary team
-Ability to work in international context
-Ability to work independently
-Capacity to adapt to new situations
-Capacity to learn
-Ethical commitment
-Professional knowledge
-Science and research skills
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Interpretation of NTFP species specific production categories and their potential as regards biom/ecotope
-Skills to identify fruits and seeds of crops
-The ability to identify woody species using morphological characteristics

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture14 h10 h
     practice14 h0 h
     professional educational excursion16 h0 h
     practical training8 h0 h
     preparation for exam20 h54 h
     writing of seminar paper12 h20 h
Total84 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.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQTÁBORSKÝ, V. -- VALÍČEK, P.Tropické a subtropické zeleniny - pěstování a využitíPrahaBrázda199880-209-0274-0
RQKOHÁK, E.Zelená svatozářPrahaSociologické nakladatelství200080-85850-86-9
RQJedy, drogy, lékyPrahaAcademia199680-200-0508-0
RQTropické plody: biologie, využití, pěstování a sklizeňPrahaKnižní klub200280-242-0785-0
RQPOLÍVKA, F.Užitkové a pamětihodné rostliny cizích zemíPrahaVolvox Globator199680-7207-025-8
RQUžitkové rostliny jižních zemíPrahaAcademia1989
RQTropické rostlinyPrahaKnižní klub200280-242-0774-5
RQARCIMOVIČOVÁ, J. -- VALÍČEK, P.Čokoláda - pokrm bohůBenešovSTART199980-86231-07-0
RQKoření a jeho léčivé účinkyBenešovStart2005978-80-86231-34-1
RQVALÍČEK, P.Léčivé rostliny a omamné drogyBrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita200380-7157-725-1
RQDLOUHÁ, J. -- RICHTER, M. -- VALÍČEK, P.OvocePrahaAventinum199780-7151-768-2
RQVALÍČEK, P. et al.Rostlinné omamné drogyBenešovStart200080-86231-09-7
RQHUŠÁK, S. -- TÁBORSKÝ, V. -- VALÍČEK, P.Tropické a subtropické ovoce - pěstování a využitíPrahaBrázda199680-209-0258-9
RQVALÍČEK, P. et al.Užitkové rostliny tropů a subtropůPrahaAcademia200280-200-0939-6
RQVALÍČEK, P.Vůně čajeBenešovSTART200080-86231-10-0
RQVALÍČEK, P. -- POKLUDA, R.Zelinářství tropů a subtropůBrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně200480-7157-777-4


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