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551-0421-00L  Biology and Ecology of Fungi in Forests

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersI. L. Brunner, S. H. Egli, D. H. Rigling
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentNumber of participants limited to 10.

The enrolment is done by the D-BIOL study administration.



Catalogue data

AbstractIntroduction of the biological and ecological basics of fungi in forests. Focusing on mycorrhizal, saprobic, and pathogenic fungi and their functional relevance in the forest ecosystems. To get to know current methodological research approaches on the basis of selected examples with practical works in forest and lab as well as excursions and lectures.
ObjectiveKnowledge of the fungi of forest and its ecological significance. Knowing of current methodological research approaches. Self-reliant and deepened activities of selected topics of fungi from forests.
ContentIntroduction of the biological and ecological basics of fungi in forests. Focusing on mycorrhizal, saprobic, and pathogenic fungi and their functional relevance in the forest ecosystems. To get to know current methodological research approaches on the basis of selected examples with practical works in forest and lab as well as excursions and lectures.
Lecture notesUnterlagen zum Kurs werden abgegeben.
LiteratureBreitenbach J, Kränzlin F. 1980-2005. Pilze der Schweiz, Bände 1-6.
Flammer R, Horak E. 2003. Giftpilze-Pilzgifte. Schwabe, Basel.
Flück M. 2006. Pilzführer Schweiz. Haupt, Bern.
Smith S.E, Read D.J. 1997. Mycorrhizal Symbiosis. Academic Press, 2nd ed.
Prerequisites / NoticeDer Blockkurs findet an der Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL in Birmensdorf statt. Der Wald vor der Haustüre des Institutes macht diesen Kurs besonders praxisnah.

Erreichbarkeit mit Tram 14 bis Triemli, danach PTT-Bus 220 oder 350 bis Birmensdorf Sternen/WSL, oder mit S9 bis Birmensdorf SBB und mit PTT-Bus eine Station in Richtung Zürich bis Birmensdorf Sternen/WSL.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersD. H. Rigling
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationEs wird nur der Hauptexaminator aufgeführt. Weitere Examinatoren: Die oben aufgeführten Dozierenden.

Learning materials

 
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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
551-0421-00 GBiologie und Ökologie der Pilze im Wald
Permission from lecturers required for all students.
Blockkurs im 2. Viertel des Herbstsemesters
100s hrs
Tue13-17WSL LG E5 »
Wed08-17WSL LG E5 »
Thu08-17WSL LG E5 »
Fri08-17WSL LG E5 »
I. L. Brunner, S. H. Egli, D. H. Rigling

Groups

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Restrictions

GeneralPermission from lecturers required for all students

Offered in

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Biology BachelorBlock Courses in 2nd Quarter of the SemesterWInformation
Environmental Sciences BachelorEcology and Conservation BiologyWInformation
Environmental Sciences BachelorEcology and Conservation BiologyWInformation