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300023 VO Higher Plant diversity and phylogeny (2020S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


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Aims, contents and method of the course

Targets: Acquisition of knowledge of diversity and phylogeny of vascular plants as well as of various methods to study evolutionary processes.
Contents: Introduction to diversity and phylogeny of vascular plants (gymno- and angiosperms) with special focus on Europe. Examples of evolutionary developments in plants in connection with life forms, reproduction modi (outcrossing/inbreeding/apomixis), nutrition related adaptations (carnivory, epiphytism, succulence, xeromorphoses) or metamorphoses, their analyses and interpretations.
Methods: Lecture (Power Point) and sometimes demonstrations

Assessment and permitted materials

written final examination (first date: 3.5.2018 10:00 a.m., Übungsraum 3, Department f. Botanik u. Biodiversitätsforschung, Rennweg 14, 1030 Wien)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

20,25 out of 40 possible points are necessary to be positive

Examination topics

Contents of the lectures, online script

Reading list

Online scriptum (pdf)

Association in the course directory

UF BU 10, BBO 5, BAN 6, BOE 11, BPB 11, BZO 11, UF MA BU 04

Last modified: Mo 04.01.2021 08:09