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300540 SE+UE Biotic Interactions and Co-Evolution (2017S)

theoretical and practical aspects

5.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

The practical part will take place presumably in May 2017 as block course. Date will be fixed on occasion of first seminar March 10, 2017, 11.00-12.00 hrs., ÜR 2

Details

max. 8 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Dates of seminar and practical part will be blocked.

Friday 10.03. 11:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 2 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 17.03. 11:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 2 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 24.03. 11:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 2 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 31.03. 11:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 2 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 07.04. 11:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 2 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 28.04. 11:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 2 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 05.05. 11:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 2 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 12.05. 11:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 2 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG
Friday 19.05. 11:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 2 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The student learns to deal with the following topics: 1) Conceptual framework of co-evolution and related topics 2) Significance of co-evolutionary processes and syndromes in plant evolution 3) Recognition of co-evolutionary patterns across a broad range of plant traits 4) Mutualistic and antagonistic relationships in the evolutionary context. The student gains practical knowledge concerning biological activities of selected secondary plant metabolites, which may be co-evolutionary significance.

Assessment and permitted materials

Presentation in Seminar: 50%
Labwork: 10%
Protocol to practical part: 40%
Positive credit from 51% on.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Presentation and discussion of selected topics , completed by analysis of biotic interactions in context of coevolutionary processes

Examination topics

Introduction to topics of the seminar Presentation by students
Practical work in the lab of Chemodiversity Research Group (phytochemical methods, bioassays)

Reading list

siehe Lernplattform

Association in the course directory

MEV W-5, LA BU-FW, MBO 5, UF BU 10

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