831111 Course in plant anatomy for students of agricultural sciences (AS)

Exercise course
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction
Deutsch, Englisch


Handling of the light microscope.
The plant cell: permeability of membranes, important organelles (nucleus, plastids)
The plant tissues: epidermis, parenchyma, collenchyma, sclerenchyma, vascular tissue
The plant organs: primary and secondary stem, leaf, root

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of the course, the students are able to make simple preparations of plant material themselves and observe the structure and properties of living plant cells in the light microscope. By microscopic analysis of highly differentiated plant material the students are acquainted with the structure of the major plant tissues and the complex organization of the plant organs (stem, leaf, root). In addition, students have acquired practical experience in light microscopy.
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