Course syllabus ZBL - General Botany (FFWT - WS 2016/2017)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
General Botany
Course title in English:
General Botany
WS 2016/2017
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: bachelor
Course type:
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)
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)
tissues (allowance 6/6)
4.root (allowance 2/2)
5.stem (allowance 2/2)
leaf (allowance 1/1)
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
practice24 h
2 h
preparation for exam40 h
preparation for regular assessment12 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 2016/2017
Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, WS 2015/2016, WS 2014/2015, WS 2013/2014 (and older)
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Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 04/26/2016.

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