Course: Biology of Plants II

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Course title Biology of Plants II
Course code KBI/P404
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kubát Karel, doc. RNDr. CSc.
  • Malý Jan, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Traditional and modern methods of plant systematics. Botanical nomenclature. Czech names of plants. Classification and system in vascular plants. Molecular systematics. Green plant phylogeny: Embryophytes, vascular plants, gymnosperms, angiosperms. Lycophytes, ferns and their allies, and extant gymnosperms. Phylogenetic relationships of angiosperms: "Basal families". Magnoliid complex. Monocots. Eudicots: "basal tricolpates", core tricolpates - rosids (eurosids I, eurosids II), asterids (euasterids I, euasterids II). Selected important families and species.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
Historical and modern opinions on classification of vascular plants. The most important families of European flora. Plants of special importance (cultivated plants).


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Recommended literature
  • Bacon Ke. Photosynthesis - Photobiochemistry and Photobiophysic, in Advances in Photosynthesis, Volume 10, Kluwer academic publishers,. 2002.
  • Bremer K. et al. Introduction to Phylogeny and Systematics of Flowering Plants. Uppsala, 2003.
  • Hendrych R. Systém a evoluce vyšších rostlin.- 517 str., SPN Praha.. 1979.
  • Hradilík, J. Fyziologie rostlin (návody do cvičení). MZLU, Brno,. 1993.
  • Judd W.S. et al. Plant Systematics. A phylogenetic approach. Sinnauer Associates Sunderland.. 2002.
  • Kováč, J. Explantátové kultury rostlin. UJEP, Ústí n.L.,. 1992.
  • Kováč, J. Kapitoly z rostlinné fyziologie. PF Ústí n.L.,. 1991.
  • Kubát K. (ed.) et al. Klíč ke květeně ČR. Academia Praha,. 2002.
  • Ort D.R. et al. Oxygenic Photosynthesis: The light reactions. Kluwer Academic Publishers, London,. 1998.
  • Procházka a kol. Fyziologie rostlin, Academia. 2002.
  • Rosypal a kol. Nový přehled biologie. 2003.
  • Rosypal S. a kol. Fylogeneze, systém a biologie organismů.. SPN Praha, 1992.
  • Slavík J. /red./. Květena České republiky. Vol. 1-. Praha, 1988-..
  • Smith R.H. Plant tissue culture. Techniques and Experiments (Second edition). Academic Press, Texas. 2000.
  • Šebánek, J. a kol. Fyziologie rostlin. SZN, Praha,. 1983.

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