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bio703 - Basic Concepts in Plant Sciences
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Module label Basic Concepts in Plant Sciences
Module code bio703
Credit points 12.0 KP
Workload 360 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Background Modules
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Background Modules
Responsible persons
Laubinger, Sascha (Module responsibility)
Zotz, Gerhard (Module counselling)
Albach, Dirk Carl (Module counselling)
von Hagen, Klaus Bernhard (Module counselling)
Laubinger, Sascha (Authorized examiners)
Zotz, Gerhard (Authorized examiners)
Albach, Dirk Carl (Authorized examiners)
von Hagen, Klaus Bernhard (Authorized examiners)
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 [nop] ++ 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 [/nop]
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.
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 / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Ökologie, Flora, Genetik
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
4 WiSe 56
4 WiSe 56
Total time of attendance for the module 112 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
1 Portfolio