CBT 465: Plant Ecology

CBT 465: Plant Ecology

CBT 465: Plant Ecology

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Department of Crop Botany

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University

Salna, Gazipur-1706

 

Course Outline

 

Course Code: CBT 465

Course Name: Plant Ecology

  Offering Term: Winter

Credit Hours: 4.5

Course Instructors: Dr. Jalal Uddin Ahmed, Mohammed Mohi-Ud-Din and HaiderIqbal Khan

 

THEORETICAL (3.0 Cr. Hrs.)
Lecture Contents Remarks
Lec#1 Concept, Importance and Branches of Ecology
Lec#2 Environmental/ecological factors: Light
Lec#3 Environmental/ecological factors: Temperature
Lec#4 Environmental/ecological factors: Water
Lec#5 Environmental/ecological factors: Precipitations
Lec#6 Environmental/ecological factors: Wind
Lec#7 Environmental/ecological factors: Natural Disasters
Lec#8 Environmental/ecological factors: Biological Interactions
Lec#9 Ecosystem: Concept, Characteristics, Classification and Services
Lec#10 Ecosystem: Composition and Function of ecosystems
Lec#11 Ecosystem: Components of different ecosystems
Lec#12 Ecosystem: Food chain, Food web, Trophic level, Ecological pyramids and Energy flow
Lec#13 Population Ecology: Definition, Characteristics and Structure of plant population
Lec#14 Community Ecology: Concept and Characteristics
Lec#15 Community Ecology: Composition/structure
Lec#16 Weather and climate: Macro and Micro climate, World climate
Lec#17 Weather and climate: Climatic classification of Bangladesh
Lec#18 Plant succession: Definition, types, causes and steps of succession
Lec#19 Plant succession: Process of succession- Xerosere (Lithosere/Psammosere)
Lec#20 Plant succession: Process of succession- Hydrosere, Halosere
Lec#21 Vegetation Analysis
Lec#22 Interactions among populations
Lec#23 Intra- and inter-specific competition
Lec#24 Adaptation of plants in different habitats
Lec#25 Plant adaptation to adverse condition
Lec#26 Plant diversification and biodiversity
Lec#27 Phytogeography: plant distribution, plant conservation and preservation
Lec#28 Environmental Pollution: Causes and remedies
Lec#29 Greenhouse effects: Causes and remedies
Lec#30 Causes of depletion of forest in Bangladesh and possible remedies

 

 

 

PRACTICAL (1.5 Cr. Hrs.)
Expt. No. Name of the Experiment Remarks
Expt.#1 Study of the adaptive features of Hydrophytes (Water hyacinth)
Expt.#2 Study of the adoptive features of Xerophytes (Karabi)
Expt.#3 Study of the adoptive features of Xerophytes (Jhau)
Expt.#4 Study on adaptive features of Epiphytes (Rasna)
Expt.#5 Study on adaptive features of Parasitic plant (Dodder)
Expt.#6 Study of adaptive features of C4 Plant compared to C3 plant
Expt.#7 Vegetation analysis and measurement of species diversity using quadrat method

 

 

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