PLV330 Insect-Plant Relationships
Showing course contents for the educational year 2019 - 2020 .
Course responsible: Richard Harvey Meadow
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: EN
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Even numbered years (every second year)
First time: Study year 2012-2013
Different aspects of the interactions between plants and herbivorous insects will be taught through lectures. Important themes include interactions between insects and chemicals in plants and plant structure. The students will concentrate on specific topics in the term paper and seminars.
The students should gain insight into the complicated biological and chemical interactions between plants and herbivorous insects and their natural enemies.
The subject will be discussed in lectures, exercises, a term paper and seminars.
The responsible teacher will be available for consultations
Schoonhoven, L.M., van Loon, J.J.A. & Dicke, M. 2005: Insect - Plant Biology (2nd edition)
and provided scientific publications.
At least one of the following: PLV200, PLV210,ZOOL220, ZOOL240, BOT130, ECOL100
Participation in exercises and seminars. Writing of a term paper
Oral exam counts 80%, term paper counts 20%. Both parts must be passed.
Type of course:
Lectures: approx. 30 hours. Exercises: approx. 2 hours. Seminars: approx. 10 hours
Use of external examiner
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / F