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300290 VO Introduction to pollination biology (2016W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


Language: German

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Mo 11:00 - 13:00 im COSB Seminarraum, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstaße 14, 1090 Wien, Beginn: 10.10.2016


Aims, contents and method of the course

Pollination biology is one of the prominent disciplines of the connection of zoological and botanical contents. Themes are: Evolution of the Angiosperm flower, selective pressures from the pollinators, pollination syndromes (bat-, bird-, butterfly-, etc-pollination-systems), flower signals and their physiological significances, evolution of signals, deceptive flowers (nutritive, egg-laying-, sexual mimicry flowers), co-evolution systems, optimal foraging and the meaning for flower selection etc. are presented.

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