Course code BOT200

BOT200 Plant Physiology

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Teachers: Linda Ripel
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Plant Sciences
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: Study year 2005-2006
Preferential right:
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:
Taiz L and Zeiger E 2010.Plant Physiology. Fifth Edition. Sinauer Associates
BOT130, KJM100.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Approved laboratory course with approved participation and approved reports.
Written examination counts 100%
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures: 26 hours. Laboratory course: 30 hours. Colloquia are given at the end of the course.
An examiner is used for the written examination.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått