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300409 VO Molecular Ecology of Plants (2020W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie



Language: English

Examination dates



preliminary meeting 07.10.2020, 13:00, online (link for the meeting will be pre-arranged)
Due to COVID-19, lectures will likely be held online.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students develop knowledge about molecular principles of plant evolution, ecology and diversity as well as ecophysiology. Students intensify their understanding of net primary producers on earth.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam
Permitted material: personal notes and printout of uploaded material.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

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Examination topics

topics ranging from plant nutrition and photosynthesis to stress physiology (biotic and abiotic) and to plant family specific molecular ecology aspects.
1) Molecular cell biology – FOCUS: Cell Compartment Interactions
2) Autecology I - Transport and Nutrition
3) Photosysnthesis
4) C3/C4/CAM
5) Autecology II - Plant-Species Interaction
6) Molecular stress physiology I – BIOTIC STRESS I
7) Molecular stress physiology I – BIOTIC STRESS II
8) Molecular stress physiology II – ABIOTIC STRESS I – drought, salt
9) Molecular stress physiology II – ABIOTIC STRESS II – heat, cold

Reading list

Association in the course directory

MBO 3, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04

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