Course code BOT130

BOT130 Introductory Plant Physiology

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Teachers: Linda Ripel
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Plant Sciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2003H
Preferential right:
Course contents:
The course consists of two parts one that deals with the basic structure and functions of plants and one developmental physiological part on the responses of plants to environmental factors. The experimental nature of the field is illustrated by practical laboratory experiments related to different parts of the course and also by practice in reporting experimental results.
Learning outcome:
The course gives an introduction to central topics in plant physiology. Knowledge and understanding of the structure and functions of plants and the responses of plants to environmental factors are emphasised. The course also provides experience in practical experiments, presentations and discussions of experimental results, application of methods and terminology in the field as well as cooperation within groups.
Learning activities:
The course includes lectures and laboratory work with the writing of reports. Exercises related to central parts are available.
Teaching support:
Evert, Eichhorn 2013. Raven biology of plants. W.H. Freeman Palgrave Macmillan.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Approved laboratory course with approved participation and approved reports.
Written exam
Nominal workload:
Work corresponding to 150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures: 26 hours. Laboratory course: 12 hours. Colloquia are given at the end of the course.
The examiner contributes with a discussion of the examination problems and evaluation of these.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått