Course syllabus UZRTS - Utility Plants of Subtropics and Tropics (FFWT - SS 2019/2020)

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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
Semester: SS 2019/2020
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: usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor:
doc. Dr. Ing. Jindřich Pavliš
Course supervising department: Department of Forest Botany, Dendrology and Geobiocoenology (FFWT)
Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology
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
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
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)
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 h10 h
14 h
0 h
professional educational excursion
16 h
0 h
practical training
8 h
0 h
preparation for exam
20 h54 h
writing of seminar paper12 h20 h
Total84 h
84 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 type
Daily attendance
Combined 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 2017/2018
Course listed in previous semesters: SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, SS 2007/2008, SS 2004/2005 (and older)
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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 11/20/2019.

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