Course: Field Botany (for teachers)

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Course title Field Botany (for teachers)
Course code BOT/CTPX
Organizational form of instruction Field Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Vinter Vladimír, PaedDr. Ing. Dr.
  • Navrátilová Božena, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Oulehlová Martina, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Practical field excursion focusing on presentation of common plant species of the Czech Flora. The main attention is paid to demonstration of key structures of plant anatomy, i.e. description of stem, roots, leaf, flower and seed/fruit anatomy. The excursion takes place in surroundings of Olomouc (forests in Litovelské Pomoraví, wetlands in Plané Loučky and abandoned mining areas in Grygov) as well as in greenhouses and Gardens of Olomouc. Practicing the knowledge of plant anatomy on species determination using determination keys.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Observation, Demonstration
Learning outcomes
Improving plant identification skills, work with a botanical key.
Student should be able to (after attending the course): -describe the key structures of plant anatomy, i.e. description of stem, leaf, flower and seed/fruit anatomy; -apply knowledge of plant morphology in thein determination; -work correctly with Plant identification keys.
Basic knowledge of the morphology of plants and botanical work with key.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam, Student performance

Protocols are required in the exam. Test - on basic knowledge of Plant Anatomy; basic work with determination keys.
Recommended literature
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  • Kubát K. (ed.). (2002). Klíč ke květeně České republiky. Academia, Praha.
  • Štěpánková, J. ed. Květena České republiky (1988-2010), 1-8 díl, Academia, Praha..
  • Vinter, V. (2013). Přehled rostlinné morfologie. Olomouc.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Biology (1) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Physical Culture Biology (1) Biology courses 1 Summer