Unit PLANT RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Course
Natural and environmental sciences and technologies
Study-unit Code
55220706
Curriculum
In all curricula
Teacher
Roberto Venanzoni
Teachers
  • Roberto Venanzoni - Didattica Ufficiale
Hours
  • 42 ore - Didattica Ufficiale - Roberto Venanzoni
CFU
6
Course Regulation
Coorte 2017
Offered
2018/19
Learning activities
Caratterizzante
Area
Discipline ecologiche
Sector
BIO/03
Type of study-unit
Obbligatorio (Required)
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction
Italian
Contents
Review of basic concepts of plant ecology, study of flora, vegetation and so on.
Reference texts
Basic Text:
F.B. Goldsmith, Monitoring for Conservation and Ecology, Ed. Chapman and Hall.
Books and material provided by the teacher essentially study cases.
Scientific literature, sitography.
Educational objectives
Train the student to a general view of the problems and then intervene promptly without altering the other components of the ecosystem.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of botanical disciplines and basic concepts of vegetation science.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons, practical lessons, field trips and field observations.
Learning verification modality
Oral frontal exam with the possibility of preparing a topic.
Extended program
Management or conservation? There is no management without conservation. Loss of biodiversity and consequences on natural and cultivated plant vegetation. Norms that have historically tried to reduce the loss of biodiversity and the conservation of rare species at local and national level.
From species to habitats: habitat concept, habitat and plant communities, plant loss and fragmentation of plants communities, European norms for species and habitat conservation standards, the establishment of SICs and ZPSs.