Course: Plant basic ecology

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Course title Plant basic ecology
Course code KBI/ERO
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Šerá Božena, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction to Ecology 2. Energy, atmosphere, hydrosphere, pedosphere 3. Primary production 4. Population ecology 5. Relationships between individuals 6. Trophic interactions 7. Plant strategy 8. Life forms, structures 9. Species composition, stability 10. Effect of grazing 11. The impact of disturbance 12. Conservation in the Czech Republic 13. Significant plant species in conservation 14. Conservation management

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Skills training, Excursion
Learning outcomes
Introduction to the ecology of the individual, population ecology and community ecology with a focus on plants.
The student has an overview about the various research methods of the plant populations and communities.
Prerequisites
active interest in botany

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Test

work with literature Active participation of students in class. Minimum of 70% for success in the final test.
Recommended literature
  • Begon, Harper, Townsend 1997:. Ekologie. Jedinci, populace a společenstva.- Vydavatelství Univerzity Palackého, Olomouc.
  • Hejný S., Slavík B. (eds.):. Květena ČR, 1.-7 díl. Academia, Praha.
  • Kubát K. (ed.) 2002:. Klíč ke Květeně ČR. Academia, Praha.
  • Slavíková J. 1986:. Ekologie rostlin.- SPN, Praha.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in natural history (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
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Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in natural history (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer