Course code PHG113

PHG113 Landscape Plants - Basic Ecology, Anatomy and Physiology

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Course responsible: Line Rosef
Teachers: Ellen Marianne Zakariassen
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 (autumn)
First time: Study year 2011-2012
Preferential right:
Master´s degree students in Landscape Architecture and bachelor´s degree in Landscape Engineering.
Course contents:
The course includes vegetation ecology and vegetation types, plant anatomy and plant physiology. There will be focus on how this knowledge can be used in planning and management of green infrastructure. Through field trips, identification of plant species and vegetation types, ecological factors will be taught.
Learning outcome:

Knowledge 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.

Skills Students will be able to identify vegetation types and their environmental factors, plant species and plant families and plant anatomy and physiological. This knowledge will be used for planning and management of green infrastructure.

General competence Students will be able to explain the interaction between plants and their environment as a basis for further studies in plant selection and management of green areas and in landscaping.

Learning activities:
Lectures and a week of field work.  Digitale exercises and exercises indoors and outdoors .

Curriculum will be published in Canvas at the start of the semester. Notes and presentations published in Canvas are curriculum

For the field course you can choose between: Lid, J og Lid D. T. 2005. Norsk Flora. Det norske samlaget. 1230 sider. or Mossberg, B. 2018. Gyldendals store nordiske flora. Gyldendal forlag, 3 utgave. 976 sider. 

Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Attendance at field course. Journal must be approved. Test of species must be approved.
Written exam 3 hours in the exam period, A-F, 
Nominal workload:
250 hours
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Type of course:
August: 1 week fieldwork (30 hours), the first week. Autumn: 4 hours lectures and exercises each week
An external examiner will bu used by agreement to evaluate the exam.
Allowed examination aids: C2 All types of calculators, all other written aids
Examination details: Written exam: Letter grades