Open to all students
BSc-level course BIO-202 The Basic Course on Plant and Animal Physiology or equivalent knowledge
After the course the student can explain the basic metabolic events in plant cells and individuals and the main regulative events in metabolism. They can describe the central plant physiological phenomena and their interaction. The student is also capable of explaining how plants act in different environments.
Central contents of the course: Water economy, nutrient uptake, transport and assimilation, photosynthesis, respiration, plant hormone actions, lipid metabolism, secondary metabolites and plant defense, plant cell wall chemistry. 42 hours of lectures. Every lecture contains reading and discussing one given scientific
Lectures, a written assignment and a final exam
l. Taiz & E. Zeiger: Plant Physiology and Development, 5th (2010) or 6th edition (2014). Oxford Univ. Press
A written assignment 50% and a final exam 50% of the total grade. Grading scale 0-5.
Replaces the course 525007 Kasvifysiologian luennot, 3 op
University lecturer Kurt Fagerstedt