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UFRGS-313 Taxonomy of South Brazilian Forest Plant Species –- Field Studies

Period P3e - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, BrazilYear 2
UFRGS-313Taxonomy of South Brazilian Forest Plant Species – Field Studies6 ECTSPeriod P3eUFRGS
Objectives:Presentation of the principal phytogeographical classifications of the vegetation of Rio Grande do Sul state. Distribution of different forest types, their structure and principal ecological characteristics. Principal taxa in the different forest types.

Outcomes:Provide knowledge on the principal forest types in Rio Grande do Sul state and the most important species that characterize the different strata. At the end of the course, students will be able to work with botanic material and know how to get the information necessary for identification of plant species, considering both reproductive and vegetative organs.
ElectiveTaught in ENMixed
EvaluationWorkload : 150 hours
Written ExamLecture20
Oral ExamSeminar10
Report50%Practice30
Paper50%Total60h
DefenceFieldYes