874111 Dendrology

Lecture and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


Determination and systematic classsification of predominantly used woody plants in Middle Europe. Ability to carry out plant population surveys at the countryside, as well as "public and private green" of urban areas. Recommendation of suitable woody plant species / varieties for different climatic and site conditions.

Previous knowledge expected

Basics in botany

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Systematics, identification characteristics and geographical extension of indigenous and ornamental woody plants in Middle Europe. Presentation and description of genera and species and, if relevant to practice, also varieties. Notes on reproduction, habitat requirenments, diseases and maintenance. Recommendation of best suitable woody plants for use along streets, in parks and gardens.
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