952328 Methods in horticultural physiology

Exercise and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Balas, Johannes , Maghuly, Fatemeh
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Contents / Topics:
Imbibition and germination of seeds, the principals of plant growth, bio-statistics (R); growth and plant productivity effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 (climate change), plant pigments, hydraulic architectue, transpiration and guttation, , soil water capacity, stress physiology, allelopathy, growth regulation; focus on phenotyping

Previous knowledge expected

Bachelor level in agriculture, horticulture, biology (plant sciences).

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

When having finished the course, the student is able to understand and apply basic methods related to horticultural physiology. Passing the practical training course will also allow basic data analyis of experimental results, including critical questioning of the experimental setup and the basics for the interpretation of measurement results. In addition, students are able to acquire independently background knowledge in order to prepare reports and presentations.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.