831106 Anatomy and morphology of plants


Type
Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Thornton, Maria Elisabeth , Landsteiner, Adelheid , Kranner, Maya , Schweinschwaller, Jakob , Kikuta, Silvia , Tremetsberger, Karin , Tholen, Daniel , Rosner, Sabine , Ludescher, Valerie , Hietz, Peter
Organisation
Offered in
Wintersemester 2019/20
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

Function and use of the light microscope. Preparation of fresh plant material for microscopic observation. Structure of the plant cell. Structure of tissues: meristems, differentiated tissues (dermal, ground, and vascular tissue). Structure of organs (leaf, primary and secondary stem, primary and secondary root). Metamorphoses of the organs.
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Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Participants will have a basic understanding of the structure of plant cells, tissues and organs and are able to identify various tissues and understand their function. Students of this course can handle a simple light microscope and prepare simple samples.
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You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.