Course syllabus Z15-0022-B - Dendrology -- Broad-leaved Trees (FZKI - WS 2017/2018)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Course unit code: Z15-0022-B
Course unit title: Dendrology -- Broad-leaved Trees
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: Landscape and Garden Architecture - bachelor (required), 3. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Cognition of herbarium items
Cognition of leafless branches

To obtain A must be obtained at least 93 points, for the evaluation B at least 86 points, C rating on at least 79 points, for the evaluation D at least 72 points, and E on the evaluation of at least 64 points. Student receives credit for the subject in the case of evaluation mark from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students will learn to know range of domestic and introduced deciduous trees on the basis of morphological characters. Get a summary of findings on the properties of individual trees, their ecological-growing claims to presentation of individual taxa as specific, biological units that are the raw material of garden and landscape architect.After completion of the subject the student is able to identify plants, understands eco-cultivation needs, and is able to apply knowledge of dendrology in the garden and landscape creation.
Course contents:
Morphological, systematic and ecological characteristics of deciduous broadleaved domestic and exotic woods. Basic morphological features of trees and their importance for mutual differentiation and systematic distribution. Characteristics and properties of trees, spatial and functional division of of trees the conditions of application and development of healthy plants in landscaping / 400-600 taxa /. Practical learning in a leafless foliage condition.
Recommended or required reading:
HRUBÍK, P. Listnaté dreviny v sadovníckej tvorbe. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2002. 139 p. ISBN 80-8069-125-8.
MACHOVEC, J. -- HRUBÍK, P. -- VREŠTIAK, P. Sadovnícka dendrológia: (Hodnotenie biotických prvkov). Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2000. 228 p. ISBN 80-7137-702-3.

Dirr, M. A. Dirr's hardy trees and shrubs. Portland : Timber Press, Inc. 1998, 493 p. ISBN 0-88192-404-0
Hillier, J. - Coombes, A. The Hillier manual of trees and shrubs. Singapore : KHL. 2007, 512 p. ISBN 978-0-7153-2664-0
Horáček, P. Encyklopedie listnatých stromú a keřú. Brno : Computer Press a.s. 2007, 747 s. ISBN 80-251-1708-8
Pagan, J., Randuška D., 1987. Atlas drevín 1. Bratislava : Obzor. 1987, 360 s.
Pagan, J., Randuška D., 1988. Atlas drevín 2. Bratislava : Obzor. 1988, 408 s.
Remešová, D., Osvald, Z. 1993. Všetko o listnatých kroch. Bratislava : Slovart. 1993. 96 s. ISBN 80-7145-073-1

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 180

16,1 %13,3 %29,4 %16,1 %22,2 %2,9 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Ján Kollár, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Viera Paganová, PhD. (examiner, lecturer)
Ing. Katarína Rovná, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 17. 4. 2018
Supervisor: Ing. Katarína Rovná, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 04/17/2018.

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