Course code PHG113

PHG113 Landscape Plants - Basic Ecology, Anatomy and Physiology

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Course responsible: Line Rosef
Teachers: Ellen Marianne Zakariassen, John Andersson
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in August block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2011-2012
Preferential right:
Master´s degree students in Landscape Architecture and bachelor´s degree in Landscape Engineering.
Course contents:
Lectures in vegetation ecology and vegetation types, plant anatomy and plant physiology. Through field trips identification of plant species and vegetation types, ecological factors will be taught.
Learning outcome:
Students will be able to describe interactions between plants and the surrounding environment as a basis for further studies in plant selection and management in green areas. Students will be able to identify vegetation types and their environmental factors, plant species and plant families and plant anatomy and physiological.
Learning activities:
Lectures, exercises, field work.
Capon, B. 2010. Botany for Gardeners. Third edition. Timber press. 268 sider. Bjerkely, H. J. 2008. Norske økosystemer - økologi og mangfold. Universitetsforlaget. 392 sider. For the field course you can choose: Lid, J og Lid D. T. 2005. Norsk Flora. Det norske samlaget. 1230 sider. or Mossberg, B. 2007. Gyldendals store nordiske flora. Gyldendal forlag. 928 sider. Fronter presentations.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Attendance at exercises and excursions. Journal must be approved. Test of species must be approved.
Written exam counts 100%
Nominal workload:
300 hours
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Type of course:
August: 1 week fieldwork (40 hours) Autumn: 4 hours lectures and exercises each week
An external examiner will bu used by agreement to evaluate the exam.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått