Course syllabus ZBL - General Botany (FFWT - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
General Botany
Course title in English:
General Botany
WS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor:
Ing. Zuzana Špinlerová, Ph.D.
Course supervising department: Department of Forest Botany, Dendrology and Geobiocoenology (FFWT)
Ing. Martin Čermák, Ph.D. (instructor)
doc. Ing. Roman Gebauer, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Hana Habrová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Zuzana Špinlerová, Ph.D. (examiner, supervisor, tutor)
not General Dendrology
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Get to know changes of plant construction, space and life processes during their ontogeny.
Course content:
1.Introduction to study (allowance 1/2)
cell (allowance 5/4)
3.tissues (allowance 6/6)
4.root (allowance 2/2)
5.stem (allowance 2/2)
leaf (allowance 1/1)
7.bud (allowance 1/1)
flower (allowance 2/2)
inflorescence (allowance 1/1)
pollination, fertilization, embryogenesis (allowance 1/1)
seed, fruit, infructescence (allowance 0/0)
metagenesis, apomixis, length of plant life (allowance 1/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
24 h
24 h
2 h
preparation for exam
40 h
preparation for regular assessment
12 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
112 h
Assessment methods:
credit - compulsory participation in seminars (80% attendance)
- 2 tests during seminars (20 points total, 12 points must be obtained)
- final practical test (identification of tissues, organs -80% knowledge to obtain Credit

exam - written exam in 4 areas:
1 / General biological problems (Definition of biology, biological disciplines, Characteristics of living organisms, biological levels of organization, the basic principles of taxonomy, development, grading, classification of plants according to different approaches - Raunkier, DuRietz .., Plant Evolution, Characteristics and reproduction of viruses, prokaryotes, cyanobacteria )
2 / plant cells, plant tissues
3 / Plant organs (root, stem, leaf, flower, fruit)
4 / Physiology of plants (water regime, photosynthesis, respiration, mineral nutrition, phytohormones), genetics - principles of internal memory, the cell nucleus, nuclear division, mitosis, meiosis, basic genetic concepts
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
ROSYPAL, S. Nový přehled biologie. Scientia, 2003.
NOVÁK, J. -- SKALICKÝ, M. Botanika: cytologie, histologie, organologie a systematika. 1st ed. Praha: Powerprint, 2008. 327 p. ISBN 978-80-904011-1-2.
PROCHÁZKA, S. et al. Botanika: morfologie a fyziologie rostlin. 3rd ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2007. 242 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-125-8.
KOLAŘÍK, J. et al. Péče o dřeviny rostoucí mimo les II. 1st ed. Vlašim: Český svaz ochránců přírody, 2005. 720 p. II. ISBN 80-86327-44-2.

SOLOMON, E P. -- BERG, L R. -- MARTIN, D W. Biology. 7th ed. Belmont: Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2004. 1108 p. ISBN 0-534-49276-2.
KLÍČOVÁ, Š. -- SLABÝ, K. Zemědělská botanika: anatomie a morfologie rostlin :. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 1998. 72 p. ISBN 80-7157-340-X.

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 2013/2014
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place: Brno

Last modification made by Ing. et Ing. Miroslav Cepl on 09/17/2014.

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