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BI1293

Plant Growth and Development

Objectives

The course objectives are to introduce advanced university studies, provide an overview of the syllabus of the master-program, its content, and structure, provide the students with working skills that prepare them for further studies and future work.

After completing the course the students should be able to:

- list the different phythormones and describe their modes of action


- describe the way plant face biotic and abiotic stresses

- describe and list molecular players involved in plant development and response to environment.

Content

The course will give an introduction on anatomy and plant development. The course will provide the students with a basic knowledge on plant -signaling, -response to stress and environment.


The course lectures, exercises and lab work cover:

- basic plant biology, including plant physiology, metabolomic, genetics, and molecular genetics
- scientific presentations, in oral and in writing

The course evaluation is now closed

BI1293-20024 - Course evaluation report

Once the evaluation is closed, the course coordinator and student representative have 1 month to draft their comments. The comments will be published in the evaluation report.

Additional course evaluations for BI1293

Academic year 2021/2022

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-20023) 2021-11-02 - 2022-01-16

Academic year 2021/2022

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-20025) 2021-11-02 - 2022-01-16

Academic year 2021/2022

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-M2023) 2021-11-02 - 2022-01-16

Academic year 2021/2022

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-M2024) 2021-11-02 - 2022-01-16

Academic year 2021/2022

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-M2025) 2021-11-02 - 2022-01-16

Academic year 2020/2021

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-20008) 2020-11-02 - 2021-01-17

Academic year 2020/2021

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-20011) 2020-11-02 - 2021-01-17

Academic year 2020/2021

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-20012) 2020-11-02 - 2021-01-17

Academic year 2019/2020

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-20014) 2019-11-01 - 2020-01-19

Academic year 2019/2020

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-20015) 2019-11-01 - 2020-01-19

Academic year 2019/2020

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-20016) 2019-11-01 - 2020-01-19

Academic year 2018/2019

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-20002) 2018-11-06 - 2019-01-20

Academic year 2018/2019

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-20003) 2018-11-06 - 2019-01-20

Academic year 2018/2019

Plant Growth and Development (BI1293-20004) 2018-11-06 - 2019-01-20

BI1293 Plant Growth and Development, 15.0 Credits

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Syllabus approved

2017-10-25

Subjects

Biology

Education cycle

Master’s level

Advanced study in the main field

Second cycle, only first-cycle courses as entry requirements(A1N)

Grading scale

5:Pass with Distinction, 4:Pass with Credit, 3:Pass, U:Fail The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.

Language

English

Prior knowledge

Knowledge equivalent to 120 credits at basic level including
- 60 credits biology or
- 60 credits Forest Sciences including 15 credits chemistry
- 60 credits Horticultural Science including 15 credits chemistry
- 60 credits Agricultural Science including 15 credits in chemistry
and
- English 6

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Formats and requirements for examination

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  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Additional information

SLU is environmentally certified according to ISO 14001. A large part of our courses
cover knowledge and skills that contribute positively to the environment. To further
strengthen this, we have specific environmental goals for the education. Students are
welcome to suggest actions regarding the course’s content and implementation that lead
to improvements for the environment. For more information, see webpage www.slu.se.

Responsible department

Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology

Further information

Determined by: Vice dekan S-fak
Biology field: Molekylärbiologi

The final grade is based on the individual's performance in the examination as well as in the mandatory seminars and practicals. In order to pass the course all mandatory elements have to be fulfilled.

Module 1
The module is examined by written exam in the end of the course.

Module 2
Seminars are examined with active participation in mandatory scheduled activities and a presentation in the end of the course, where deep understanding of the presented original research activity is expected. Student who fail in the presentation will be offered a second opportunity after the course and if wanted the possibility to give the seminar the following time the course is given.

Module 3
The module is examined with active participation in mandatory scheduled activities and reports to be handed in before the end of the course.

Final grade is decided when all of the three modules have been done and individual grades for the modules are decided.

1) Plant Physiology and Development (6th edition)
Author: Lincoln Taiz et al.
ISBN: 9781605357454 9781605352558

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: Yes The course is offered as a programme course: Plant Biology for Sustainable Production - Master´s programme Forest Science - Master´s Programme Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 38054 SEK Cycle: Master’s level
Subject: Biology
Course code: BI1293 Application code: SLU-20024 Location: Umeå Distance course: No Language: English Responsible department: Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology Pace: 100%