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bio703 - Basic Concepts in Plant Sciences (Complete module description)
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Module label Basic Concepts in Plant Sciences
Module code bio703
Credit points 12.0 KP
Workload 360 h
Faculty/Institute Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) >
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) >
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Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module
Communicating deeper knowledge in ecology, phylogeny, evolution and genetics of plants
Communicating scale- and method-overarching thinking
Communicating deeper theoretic concepts of ecology, evolution and genetics of plants

++ deepened biological expertise
+ deepened knowledge of biological working methods
+ data analysis skills
+ interdisciplinary thinking
++ critical and analytical thinking
++ independent searching and knowledge of scientific literature
+ ability to perform independent biological research
++ data presentation and discussion in German and English (written and spoken)
+ teamwork
++ ethics and professional behaviour
Module contents
V: Biodiversity of plants (2 SWS)
V: Resource acquisition and use by plants (1 SWS)
V: Gene expression in plants (1 SWS)
S: Phylogeny of plants (2 SWS)
S: Interactions of plants with environmental parameters (2SWS)
Reader's advisory
Kadereit, J.W., Körner, C., Kost, B., Sonnewald, U., 2014, Strasburger Lehrbuch der Botanik. Springer Spektrum Verlag, Heidelberg.
Lambers H, Chapin III FS, Pons TL. 2008. Plant Physiological Ecology. New York: Springer.
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Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity 12
Reference text
associated with bio765 (Current Methods in Plant Science) (recommended)
Modullevel MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Ökologie, Flora, Genetik
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 4.00 WiSe 56 h
Seminar 4.00 WiSe 56 h
Total time of attendance for the module 112 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
1 Portfolio (40%), 1 report (60%)