|Degree Course||Degree course in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences [L-25] D. M. 270/2004|
|Curriculum||BIOTECNOLOGIE - Regulations 2014|
|Prerequisites||Information currently not available - Italian version|
|Examinations' grades statistics||Information currently not available - Italian version|
Please check on: http://www.agr.unipg.it/newpro/calendario_esami.htm
|Recommended optional courses||Information currently not available - Italian version|
|Type||Basic formative activities|
Mushroom Kingdom: observations vegetative apparatus, systems of nutrition, propagation and breeding, ontogenetic cycles. Systematic division, their importance in the environment and nutrition, cultivation of fungi and poisonous fungi. Lichens: morphology, characteristics of the structure and functions in the environment, their role as biomarkers. Pteridophyta and Bryophyta: ontogenetic cycle and morphological characteristics of the main species. Cormofite: organization and structure. Morphology of plant organs: the bud, the leaves, the root. Metamorphosis of the corm and adaptations to environmental factors. The Spermatophyta, character evolution, the seed classification. The Gymnospermae: description, ecology, importance in terms of environment, agriculture and forestry and household food: Gingkoaceae, Taxodiaceae, Pinaceae and Cupressaceae. The Angiospermae: flowers and inflorescences, sexual reproduction, fruits, seeds. Dried fruits and fleshy fruit, aggregate and false fruits. Systematics of the Angiospermae.
Elements of Geobotany: concept of flora and vegetation, biological and chorological forms, range, endemic species, biological and chorological spectra. Principles of the science of vegetation.
Knowledge on systematic botany and geobotany, kingdom of fungi, kingdom of plants, life cycles, morphology of plants. Classification, description, characterization, relevance for food and cultivation of most important botanical families. Lectures to transfer the base scientific knowledge on origin of foods plants, drawing attention to practical examples and engaging students in understanding the power plant component. Identification of the species included in the families considered. Creation of herbarium. Educational visit and field trips in order to transfer the ability to recognize the main food species directly in the field and in their natural habit.
|Mode of delivery|
face-to-face, practical training, field trips
Class notes and material provided by the teacher
Knowing the most important cultivated food species
from 02/03/15 to 31/05/2015, checking on the website of Department of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
Check on the website of the Course
|Teaching support||Information currently not available - Italian version|
Department of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, Borgo XX Giugno, 74 - 06121 Perugia
|Notes||Information currently not available - Italian version|
Every Thursday from 10 to 12 am, on other days and times by appointment via email: email@example.com
Department of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences - Laboratory of Applied Micology and Systematic Botany
|ECTS code||2014 - 1623|