874313 Willow identification course

Practical course
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Hörbinger, Stephan , Stangl, Rosemarie
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Introduction into teh taxonomy of willows (Salix species). Indentification of willows in leaf and bare, at the experimental garden and in open country. For the latter, a one-day field trip is oranised both in the winter and summer terms, to rivers, lakes, slopes and to the Alps.

Previous knowledge expected

lecture 874.105 or 874.109

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students are trained to recongnise the major native willow species, both in leaf and bare, for use in soil bioengineering works. Field trips serve to give students an understanding of the site requirements of willow species.
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