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
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
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.
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.
The course includes lectures and laboratory work with writing of reports. The course also includes exercises related to the lectures.
Taiz L., Zeiger E., Møller I.M., Murphy A. 2015.Plant Physiology. Sixth Edition. Sinauer Associates
Approved laboratory course with approved participation and approved reports.
Written examination counts 100%
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
Lectures: 26 hours. Laboratory course: 30 hours. In addition, repetition classes are given.
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