Plant Systematics


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE Β0020 SEMESTER 3rd
COURSE TITLE PLANT SYSTEMATICS
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and laboratory course 5 5
COURSE TYPE General Background
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS NO
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) http://www.agro.duth.gr/undergraduate/record/B0020.shtml

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
The course aims to introduce students to the concepts of systematic classification and taxonomy of vascular plants. Furthermore, to provide knowledge of the most important families of seed plants such as crops, weeds and common plants growing in natural ecosystems. At the end of the course students will be able to identify and classify essential plant taxa of the to the family level
General capabilities
§  Independent work

§  Literature search, data analysis and synthesis

§  Development of inductive reasoning

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
·       Introduction to Systematics

·       Taxonomy – Nomenclature

·       Spermatophyta – Morphology – Reproduction

·       Gymnosperma I

·       Gymnosperma II

·       Flower – Fruit – Seed of Angiosperma

·       Angiosperma I – Magnoliopsida

·       Angiosperma II – Magnoliopsida

·       Angiosperma III – Magnoliopsida

·       Angiosperma IV – Magnoliopsida

·       Angiosperma V – Magnoliopsida

·       Angiosperma VI – Liliopsida

·       Angiosperma VII – Liliopsida

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE §  Power point, videos
TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 65
Laboratory courses 15
Team work
Independent study 45
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

125
STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

In order to pass this course, each student must succeed in final written examinations

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
Sarlis, G. 1999. Systematic Botany. Stamoulis. Athens.

Simpson M. 2016. Plant Systematics. UTOPIA. Athens.

 

 

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