Course code BOT200

BOT200 Plant Physiology

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Course responsible: Jorunn Elisabeth Olsen
Teachers: Linda Ripel
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: EN, 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: 2005H
Course contents:
The topics of the course are the metabolism and regulation of growth and development in plants as well as the effects of environmental and climatic factors in these respects. The experimental nature of the field is emphasised by experimental work related to the topics of the course as well as by reporting experimental results.
Learning outcome:
The course provides knowledge and understanding of plant structure and function. The course also provides insight into the responses of plants to environmental and climatic conditions and how these interact with the metabolism and mechanisms of plant growth regulation. The students will get experience in the conduction of practical experiments as well as presentation and discussion of experimental results. The course will provide training in application of methods and terminology of the field as well as cooperation in groups.
Learning activities:
The course includes lectures and laboratory work with writing of reports. The course also includes exercises related to the lectures. 
Teaching support:
Discussion classes will be given.
Syllabus:
Taiz L., Zeiger E., Møller I.M., Murphy A. 2015.Plant Physiology. Sixth Edition. Sinauer Associates
Prerequisites:
BOT130, KJM100.
Recommended prerequisites:
KJB200/knowledge in biochemistry
Mandatory activity:
Approved laboratory course with approved participation and approved reports.
Assessment:
Written examination counts 100%
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
Lectures: 26 hours. Laboratory course: 30 hours. In addition, repetition classes are given.
Note:
The current infection control rules limit the number of people who can be present in the classrooms at the same time. This may especially limit the laboratory teaching. To be able to plan as well as possible, we strongly encourage you to register as early as possible on the course.
Examiner:
An examiner is used for the written examination.
Allowed examination aids: A1 No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått