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Palynology (course held in English)

Code: 172466
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Božena Mitić - Lectures
Lecturers: dr. sc. Dario Hruševar - Practicum
Take exam: Studomat
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Practicum 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
CONTENT:
1. Palinology, definition, research themes, basic settings and subdisciplines
2. Palinology, historical overview of the development and research
3. Microsporogenesis and pollen ontogeny
4. Morfology of spores (mosses and ferns)
5. Morfology of Gymnosperms pollen
6. Morfology of Angyoosperms pollen
7. Pollen, classification according toapertures and exine sculptures, other classifications
8. Basic types of pollen grains (3 lectures)
9. Microscopy in palynological researches (light, SEM, TEM)
10. Palynotaxonomy, Ecopalynology, Evolution and palynology
11. Aerobiology, Melisopalynology, Forensic palynology and other applications of palynology
12. Principles of sampling methods, processing and interpretation of palynological results

OUTCOMES:
1. Learning basic palynology and importance of palynological researches.
2. Learning morphology and biology of spores and pollen grains.
3. Identifying the main types of pollen grains.
4. Applying lof the new knowledge on applied pollen analysis ( eg . in aerobiology , melisopalinology, forensics, vegetation palynology )
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The course is organized through lectures, laboratories and group tasks.
Literature:
  1. Mitić B. (2014): Palinologija. Predavanja (web BO).
  2. Mitić, B. (2014): Palinologija. Interna skripta. Biološki odsjek, PMF
  3. Hesse M., Halbritte H., Zetter R., Weber M., Buchner R., Frosch-Radivo A., Ulrich S. (2009): Pollen terminology. Springer, Wien-New York.
  4. Harley M.M., Morton C.M., Blackmore S. (2000): Pollen and Spores: Morphology and Biology.The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
3. semester
Izborni predmeti - Regular module - Botany
Consultations schedule: