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Diversity and evolution of plants

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: WBNZ-863 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (0511) Biologia
Nazwa przedmiotu: Diversity and evolution of plants
Jednostka: Instytut Botaniki
Grupy: Environmental Protection and Management - kursy do wyboru
Kursy w języku angielskim dla studentów programu Erasmus+ (Wydział Biologii)
Kursy zalecane w ścieżce kształcenia: biologia organizmów, II st. od r. ak. 2019/20
Kursy zalecane w ścieżce kształcenia: biologia środowiskowa, II st. od roku ak. 2019/20
Przedmioty dla programu studiów III stopnia w dziedzinie nauki biologiczne, dyscyplinie: biologia
Przedmioty dla programu studiów III stopnia w dziedzinie nauki biologiczne, dyscyplinie: biologia
Przedmioty dla programu studiów III stopnia w dziedzinie nauki biologiczne, dyscyplinie: biologia
Przedmioty dla programu WBL-0011-2SO (Biologia 2 stopień; 1 rok + 2 rok)
Punkty ECTS i inne: 3.00
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Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2020/2021" (w trakcie)

Okres: 2021-02-25 - 2021-06-15
Wybrany podział planu:

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Typ zajęć: Konwersatorium, 10 godzin więcej informacji
Wykład, 20 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Aneta Słomka
Prowadzący grup: Mohib Abdullah, Evgenii Baiakhmetov, Thomas Marcussen, Marcin Nobis, Bartosz Płachno, Marzena Popielarska-Konieczna, Aneta Słomka, Hajnalka Szentgyörgyi, Monika Tuleja, Szymon Zubek
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
Ocena wliczana do średniej:


Efekty kształcenia:

By the end of this course, students who have successfully completed the requirements will:

-have become familiar with the principles of plant diversity and evolution

-have become familiar with the phylogenetic relationships of various plants

- understand the importance of palynologi-cal studies in different scientific disciplines

- have become familiar with the importance of phylogeography in understanding the history of floras

After the course, students will be able to:

-carry out a minor research project on one of the following: plant diversity, mechanisms of plant speciation, genome evolution, plant reproduction modes and their role in genetic structure of plant populations, plant transformation and the role of modified plants in agronomy and horticulture, on palynology, and on plant phylogeography

- write a short scientific report based on critical analysis of selected scientific papers

- give an oral presentation on selected prob-lem of plant evolution and diversity

- participate in tutorial discussion with critical comments

Wymagania wstępne:

Admittance to the course requires knowledge equivalent to Plant Biology and Plant Systematics

Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

Written exam at the end of the course in the form of test, short questions, complete the sentences with correct words, check true or false sentence, picture (scheme, photo, curve) description.

Exam will cover the material from all parts of the course. Attendance at all lecture parts is very important for this course, and stu-dents’ participation is expected.

Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

Student should demonstrate an understand-ing of the material covered in the course, should be engaged and active in the subject matter, including showing curiosity and for clarifications, as well as presenting own opinions and science-based speculations;

Grade will be based mainly upon:

attendance at lectures – 20%

Final written exam – 80%

Metody dydaktyczne:

Lectures and discussion

Bilans punktów ECTS:

Student activity and number of hours:

Attendance at lectures is required (30 h)

Prior to lecture student should read text book or assigned readings on the topics that we will be covering in subsequent lectures (15 h)

No of hours student has to spend to learn for the final exam (30 h)

Total no of hours: 75 h

Grupa treści kształcenia:

Grupa treści kształcenia do wyboru

Sylabus przedmiotu dla studentów rozpoczynających studia od roku akademickiego 19/20 lub później:

Ecology and Evolution, rok 1
Environmental Protection and Management, rok 1
Ecology and Evolution, rok 1
Environmental Protection and Management, rok 1
Ecology and Evolution, rok 1
Environmental Protection and Management, rok 1

Pełny opis:

Based on basic level courses at the first degree of studies, the objective of this course is to provide a broad and advanced knowledge of the diversity of plants using an evolutionary perspective. Emphasis is on understanding the modes of speciation and variation in evolution, basic life strategies, and to introduce and practice English.

We will delve into the scientific study of plants in the context of the whole biosphere.

The themes for this course will be revisited each year. Special lectures will be presented by invited visiting professors from different European and other countries.

The course covers fundamentals of general and systematic botany, embryology, tissue culture and biotechnology, biogeography and mechanisms of plant evolution.

1.Growth and differentiation

2.Interactions with the environment

3. Anatomy and modifications of plant organs as adaptation to the environment

4. Influence of polluted environments and climate change on plants

5.Modes of plant reproduction

6.Mechanisms of plant speciation; mode of speciation

7.Experimental botany; plant tissue and organ culture and plant biotechnology

8. Phylogeny and phylogeography


Selected books:

Particular chapters or pages will be indicated at the end of each lecture part.

1)Grant V. 1981. Plant speciation. Columbia University Press, New York.

2)Ingrouille MJ, Eddie B. 2006. Plants: Diversity and Evolution. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

3)Levin DA. 2000. The origin, expansion, and demise of plant species. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford

4)Levin DA. 2002. The role of chromosome change in plant evolution. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford

5)Prasad MNV. 2004. Heavy metal stress in plants. From biomolecules to ecosystems. Springer. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, Hong Kong, London, Milan, Paris, Tokyo.

6)Raven PH, Evert RF, Eichhorn SE. 2000. Biology of Plants. Worth Publishers, Inc., New York.

7)Savidan Y, Carman JG and Dresselhaus (eds). 2001. The Flowering of apomixis: From mechanisms to genetic Engineering. Mexico, D.F.: CIMMYT, IRD, European Commission DG VI (FAIR)

8)Stafford A, Warren G. [eds.] 1994. Plant cell and tissue culture, John Wiley & Sons..

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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie.