Bi2130 Field course of systematic botany

Faculty of Science
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Jiří Danihelka, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. RNDr. Vít Grulich, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Šmarda, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. RNDr. Vít Grulich, CSc.
Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Vít Grulich, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites (in Czech)
(! B2130 Field course of system. botany )&&( Bi2030 High. plant phylog. & divers. || NOW ( Bi2030 High. plant phylog. & divers. )|| SOUHLAS )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Learning outcomes.
After this five-day excursion to different parts of southern Moravia (surroundings of Znojmo, Mohelno or the White Carpathians), students should be able:
to identify vascular plants in the field;
to distinguish closely related species;
Further, they should be able to understand ecological and phytogeographical characteristics both of the visited sites and of the most common species of the Czech flora.
  • Botanical field work in various environments, including dry grasslands, rocks, various types of forests, vegetation on river and pond banks, mesophilous and wet meadows, weed communities and ruderal vegetation.
  • Differences between the vegetation and species diversity on basic and acidic substrates.
  • Methods of plant collection and conservation.
  • Introduction to the flora and vegetation of the Podyjí National Park, the surroundings of Mohelno in southwestern Moravia or in the Protected Landscape Area White Carpathians and principles of their conservation.
    recommended literature
  • Flora of the Czech Republic : Květena České republiky. 1 : Květena České republiky. 2 : Květena České republiky. 3 : Květena České republiky. 4 : Květena České republiky. 5 : Květena České republiky. 6. Edited by Bohumil Slavík - Slavomil Hejný. info
  • Naše květiny. Edited by Miloš Deyl - K. Hísek. 3. uprav. vyd. Praha: Academia, 2003. 690 s. ISBN 80-200-0940-X. info
  • Klíč ke květeně České republiky. Edited by Karel Kubát. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2002. 927 s. ISBN 8020008365. info
  • DOSTÁL, Josef. Nová květena ČSSR. Praha: Academia, 1989. 1548 pp. ISBN 80-200-0095-X. info
Teaching methods
One week (five days) of field trips in the second half of May, usually in a botanically interesting landscape such as the Podyjí National Park, the Bílé Karpaty Protected Landscape Area or the surroundings of Mohelno in southwestern Moravia. Plants and their diagnostic characters are shown in the field, accompanied by the information on their ecology and on the visited sites.
Assessment methods
Test of knowledge of plant species during the last field trip (10 or 20 species).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 5 dnů.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018.
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