831136 Dendrology

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


Importance of woody plants for ecosystems and landscape; origin and differentiation of gymnosperms and angiosperms; the ice age as the cause of the depauperation of Europe in woody species; general features of spermatophyta; the gymnosperms and their Central European representatives; the dicots and their woody representatives

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Understanding the evolution of woody plants from the most primitive gymnosperms to the most evolved angiosperms; recognition of Central European woody species and some important exotics by means of conspicuous characteristics; sites, geographic distribution and commercial use of the species
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