831335 Techniques for plant determination

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Rasran, Leonid , Tremetsberger, Karin
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Evaluation of the main character sets for determination of plants. Evaluation of available determination keys and floras from Europe, including special keys for critical taxa (grasses, sedges, mosses, umbellifers, composites, etc.). Exercises in sampling techniques (floristics, herbaria) and determination of plants in the lab. Determination of plants at vegetative states.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

For the management of natural resources it is necessary to realize and classify plant biodiversity. The students should learn about the necessities for the successful determination of plants from different organizational levels. The degree of accuracy in determination of plants mainly de-pends on the context of projects.
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