Course: Field Practice in Botany

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Course title Field Practice in Botany
Course code KBI/BOT07
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Ryplová Renata, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Practical knowledge of higher plants taxa - gathering, determination and preparation. 2. Knowledge of regionally important phytocoenoses (forest, meadow, wetland, ruderal). 3. Team preparation and implementation of botany teaching in terrain and its interpretation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Monitoring, Demonstration, Skills training
Learning outcomes
Goals and contents: Additional improvement of practical knowledge of higher plants taxa. Determination of taxa using field guides of higher plants, gathering and preparation of plant material. Attention is devoted to ecological pretension of single taxa and their importance in phytocoenosis. General identification of significant phytocoenoses of region (forest, meadow, wetland, ruderal). Team preparation and implementation of botany teaching in terrain and it's interpretation.
Practical knowledge of higher plants taxa and ability to determine them according to the determination key. Knowledge of taxa ecological requirements and their function in phytocenosis structure. General knowledge of regional important phytocenoses. Ability to prepare and conduct a botanical excursion in terrain.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of student's work activities (technical works), Interview, Colloquium

100% attendance at field practice, asembly of herbarium
Recommended literature
  • Klíče a atlasy k určování vyšších rostlin ( Dostál, Martinovský, Klika, Faustus a Polívka atd.).
  • Chytrý M., Kučera T., Kočí M. (eds.):. Katalog biotopů ČR. - AOPK, Praha, 307, 2001.
  • Kubát K. (ed.):. Klíč ke Květeně ČR.. Praha, Academia, 2002.
  • Moravec J. a kol.:. Fytocenologie.- Academia, Praha, 403 s., 1994.


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