VEGETATION AND MANAGEMENT OF GREEN AREAS

Course ID: POG-SE>VMGA
Course title: VEGETATION AND MANAGEMENT OF GREEN AREAS
Semester: 7 / Winter
ECTS: 3
Lectures/Classes: 15 / 15 hours
Field of study: Horticulture
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: optional
Prerequisites:
Contact person:
Short description: Knowledge about rules of nurturing of greenery in the city. Assessment of static of trees. The rules of ornamental trees and shrubs pruning. The rules of installation and nurturing of lawns
Full description: Groups of plant species used in green areas planning and their function in project in different level of organization. Plant species used in squares and lawns. Features and examples of plants used in areas used extensively and intensively. Specific species to be planted in city parks, on playgrounds, in parks, the spa, the housing estates squares.
Bibliography: Hardin J. W., Leopold D., J., White F. M., Harlow and Harrar's Textbook of Dendrology Symonds G. W., Tree Identification Book: A New Method for the Practical Identification and Recognition of Trees.
Learning outcomes: Knowledge Student has a knowledge about plant species used in green areas. Student knows rules of care of planned species O2-W04 O2-W05 Skills Student is able to do an inventory of trees and scrubs and plan treatments appropriate for particular groups of plants. O2-U01 O2-U05 O2-U07 Social competences Student understands the importance of proper selection of plant species in design of green areas and understands their influence on natural environment. O2-K01 O2-K05
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: discussion 60%, project, reports 40% discussion, project, presence on classes

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