Course: Applied cultivation of plants 1

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Course title Applied cultivation of plants 1
Course code BOT/PPR1
Organizational form of instruction Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Křístková Eva, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Students will make all operations with plant material in relation to activities developed by staff members of Botanical garden (Department of Botany) in greenhouses and on fields in Olomouc - Holice and in Botanic garden. Students will propagate and cultivate plants and will assist in preparation of special ehibitions. The main aim is to improve manual skills in garden work, which is necesarry in teaching, research and experimental practices. Exercises will be held in greenhouses and on experimental fields in Olomouc - Holice and in Botanic garden. Practical exercises will be aimed at actual problems of plant cultivation in relation to growth period and cultivation conditions. They will be thematically connected to following topics: Sources of biological material and they traits; Conservation of biological material; Methods of plant cultivation - substrates, pots, technologies; Ways of regeneration plant regeneration.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Laboratory Work, Work Activities
Learning outcomes
Students will be introduced to principles of plant cultivation.
After attending the course, student should be able to: Apply knowledge of plant morphology, physiology, taxonomy, genetics and plant protection; Work correctly with plant material, properly cultivate and protect plants.
Basic knowledge of botany.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

Condition for classification: Full participation in practical exercises.
Recommended literature
  • Hurych V. (a kol.). (1970). Sadovnictví. SZN Praha.
  • Jaša B. (1980). Zahradnictví I. Zelinářství. SPN Praha.
  • Kyncl F. (a kol.). (1979). Ovocnictví. SZN Praha.
  • Procházka S. (2005). Botanika - Morfologie a fyziologie rostlin. Skripta MZLU v Brně.
  • Volf A. (1981). Květinářství. SZN Praha.

Study plans that include the course
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