Course: Botany IV

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Course title Botany IV
Course code KBI/BOT14
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Ryplová Renata, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Phylogeny of flowering plants Cycadales, Ginkgoales Pinales Angiosperms, one - and dicotyledonous , reproduction Magnoliidae Hamamelidae Caryophyllidae Dilleniidae Rosidae Asteridae: Campanulidy Asteridae: Lamiidy Alismidae Arecidae Liliidae

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Monitoring, Demonstration, Projection, Skills training, Laboratory, Graphic and art activities
Learning outcomes
This course is thematically connected with the course of Botany III. and is focused on the properties and taxonomic characteristics of the major systematic groups of flowering plants and their evolutionary relationships. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics of didactic, economically and ecologically important taxa and botanical species. The course includes basic information about the role of individual taxa in ecological communities . Students acquire skills in the determination of plant species and taxonomic groups of flowering plants .
Theoretical knowledge of the main systematic groups of flowering plants and their evolution. Characteristics of didactic, economically and ecologically important taxa in more detail. It also includes a basic understanding of a role of nature communities and individual taxa in them.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Didactic test, Interview

Student will gain knowledge of the phylogenetic evolution of flowering plants and will know the characteristics of their main groups. The graduate acquires skills in the determination of common plant species and will provide an overview of the important economic taxa. 80 % participation , 60 % of the points in tests Work with determinative literature (botanical keys), collection and preparation plants. Knowledge of important taxa of our flora and their importance in nature and for people.
Recommended literature
  • Dostál J.:. Nová květena ČSSR, díl 1. a 2.- Academia, Praha, 1548 s 1989.
  • Hendrych R.:. Systém a evoluce vyšších rostlin.- SPN, Praha, 499 s. 1979.
  • Kubát K.:. Klíč ke květeně ČR. Academia Praha, 2002.
  • Mártonfi P.:. Systematika cievnatych rastlín. Košice: Vydavatelstvo Univerzity P. J. Šafárika, 2007.
  • Rosypal S. et al.:. Nový přehled biologie. Praha: Scientia, 2003.
  • Slavík B. et al.:. Květena České republiky (9 dílů). Praha: Academia, 1998-2004.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer