Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics / Biotechnics of Landscape Greenery
Course code:BKZA
Course title in language of instruction:Biotechnika krajinné zeleně
Course title in Czech:Biotechnika krajinné zeleně
Course title in English:Biotechnics of Landscape Greenery
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/2; part-time, 19/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor; master; master continuing
Semester:WS 2020/2021 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:doc. Ing. Milan Rajnoch, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Aims of the course:Deepen their understanding of the issues up and maintenance of greenery in the landscape with respect to operational mission and vegetation elements of habitats (extremely unfavorable habitat). Biotechnical measures ensuring the protection of nature and landscape.
Course contents:
1.Biotechnical measures ensuring the protection of nature and landscape. (allowance 0/0)
a.Types of vegetation elements in the landscape
b.Plant material for the establishment of vegetation elements in the landscape

2.Techology planting trees (allowance 0/0)
3.Planting of greenery in the characteristic habitat types (allowance 0/0)
a.Riparian vegetation and associated watercourses
b.Riparian vegetation and associated reservoirs
c.Associated vegetation communications

4.Green terrace (allowance 0/0)
a.Biotechnical slope stabilization measures

5.Protective forest belts (allowance 0/0)
a.Park forests

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to organize and plan ahead
-capacity to learn
-designing and managing projects
-professional knowledge
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to distinguish tree species after their morphological characteristics.
-Ability to salve of complexis of the problems
-Abitity to take care for woody plants with respect to their ecophysiological and aestethic characteristics
-Interpretation of data analysis ability
-Knowledge in indigenous and common cultural woody plant species
-Knowledge of laws connected with the urban green
-Problem solving ability
-Tree evaluation capability
-Tree planting skills
-Use of woody plants variability in space and time

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:examination - the student must at the oral examination to demonstrate knowledge of biotechnical measures in the vegetation elements in the landscape
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h19 h
     practice10 h0 h
     field work12 h0 h
     practical training14 h0 h
     consultation0 h20 h
     preparation for exam36 h39 h
     elaboration of reports20 h20 h
     elaboration and execution of projects20 h0 h
Total140 h98 h

Basic reading list
  • SIMON, J. -- VACEK, S. Zakládání a stabilizace lesních porostů na bývalých zemědělských a degradovaných půdách . Kostelec nad Černými lesy : Lesnická práce, s.r.o., 2009. 792 p. ISBN 978-80-87154-27-4.
  • PRŮŠA, E. PRŮŠA, E. Pěstění lesů na typologických základech . Kostelec nad Černými lesy: Lesnická práce, s.r.o., 2001. 593 p. ISBN 80-86386-10-4.
  • SCHLUTTER , U. Pflanze als Baustoff. Berlin: Patzer Verlag, 1996. 319 p. ISBN 3-87617-087-7.