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Teaching: Plant phiysiology

Degree CourseDegree course in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences [L-25] D. M. 270/2004
LocationPerugia
CurriculumVERDE ORNAMENTALE - Regulations 2014
PrerequisitesInformation currently not available - Italian version
Assessment methods

Final oral examination

Examinations' grades statisticsInformation currently not available - Italian version
Examinations' dates

no. 3 sessions between 4th June and 13th July 2015 no. 2 sessiones between 3rd and 21st September 2015 no. 3 sessions between 9th January and 16th February 2016

Recommended optional courses

None

LecturerGiuseppe FRENGUELLI
TypeBasic formative activities
AreaDISCIPLINE BIOLOGICHE
SectorBIO/03
ECTS6
Implementation proceduresConventional
Course content
  1. The plant cell, physiology of biological membranes, basic principles of bioenergetics;
  2. Whole plant water relations;
  3. Plants and inorganic nutrients; nutrient uptake and ion movements;
  4. Energy conservation in photosynthesis, CO2 assimilation; allocation, translocation and partitioning of photoassimilates;
  5. Cellular respiration; nitrogen assimilation; carbon assimilation and productivity;
  6. Patterns in plant development; the plant hormones;
  7. Photomorphogenesis, photoperiodism, floral induction;
  8. Temperature and plant development.
Supplement

Essential features of plant cell activity and principal physiological processes of higher plants.

Mode of delivery

Lectures and pratical activity.

Recommended reading

 

  1. Fisiologia vegetale. Hopkins W.G., Hünter P.A. McGraw-Hill, Milano, 2008
  2. Fisiologia vegetale. Taiz L., Zeiger E. Piccin, Padova, 2009.
Learning outcomes

The student will have acquired knowledge on: essential features of plant cell structure and basic principles of bioenergetics; energy conservation in photosynthesis; CO2 assimilation; partitioning of photoassimilates and productivity; use of energy stored in photoassimilates; nitrogen and productivity; patterns of plant development; light and temperature influence on plant development.

Teaching period

From 4th March 2015 to 31st May 2015

Teaching calendar

The activity will follow the procedure indicate by the Council of the course.

Teaching support

Workshops

Teaching languageItalian
Attendance

Recommended.

Seat

Room of Department of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, Perugia University

Hours
Theoretical
45
Practical
0
Individual study
90
Integration to teaching activity
15
Total
150
Year2
PeriodII semestre
Notes

Consulting hours: each Thuersday from 9.30 to 11.30 or by appointment via email:giuseppe.frenguelli@unipg.it

Consulting hours

Thursday 9.30-11.30

Others weekdays by appointment: phone 075.5856406, email giuseppe.frenguelli@unipg.it 

Consulting location

Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Science - Research Unit Applied Botany

Borgo XX Giugno, 74 - Perugia

ECTS code2014 - 1607

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