546-0172/01 – Applied Dendrology (APD)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Barbara Stalmachová, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Barbara Stalmachová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
STA35 doc. Ing. Barbara Stalmachová, CSc.
KRE71 Ing. Hana Švehláková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is a practical introduction to the main domestic tree species, domesticated and most widespread introduced species, knowledge of species and their characteristics which are relevant for use in the reconstruction of areas in industrial countries; an emphasis on growth, and the growing ecological characteristics and the resulting possibilities.

Teaching methods



Determination of trees, familiarity with their ecological characteristics, growth characteristics, all focusing on botanical species commonly found in nature and plantations of Central Europe. That is, for woody plants that are able to vegetate under normal climatic conditions in our territory.

Compulsory literature:

REHLER, A. Manual of cultivated trees and shrubs. The Blackburn Press, New Persey. 2001. ÚRADNÍČEK, L., P. MADĚRA, S. TICHÁ a J. KOBLÍŽEK. Woody plants of the Czech Republic. Kostelec nad Černými Lesy: Lesnická práce, s.r.o., 2010. BEAN, W J. Trees and Shrubs hardy in the British Isles. London: J. Murray, 1980. HARDIN, JAMES W. LEOPOLD, DONALD J.WHITE, FRED M. Textbook of Dendrology. McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, 2010.

Recommended literature:

KOBLÍŽEK, J. -- SVOBODOVÁ, M Z. Dendrologický slovník anglicko-český a česko-anglický = Dendrological dictionary English-Czech and Czech-English. 1. vyd. Kostelec nad Černými lesy: Lesnická práce, 2010. REHDER, A. Manual of cultivated trees and shrubs: Hardy in North America. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1954. BURNS, R. M., HOMOLKA, B. H, Silvics of North America. 1. Conifers, 2. Hardwoods. Agricult. Handbook 654. U. S. Department of Agr. Forest Service, Washington, 1990 http://www.tree-identification.com/dendrology.html

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit and Exam


Other requirements

Ability Determination of specific trees by live twigs (10 samples Czech and Latin, from the total list of species). Knowledge of important properties of specific tree species.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The concept of woody plants, the importance of woody plants for humans, their function in the landscape. 2. Distribution of woody plants in terms of use 3. Special dendrology - deciduous trees domestic and domesticated 4. Dendrology special - deciduous introduced trees 5. Dendrology special - deciduous shrubs 6. Special dendrology - coniferous trees and shrubs 1 7. Special dendrology - coniferous trees and shrubs 2 8. Protection of woody plants in settlements 9. Protection of woody plants in the landscape 10. Use of specific tree species in replacement stands - in air pollution areas 11. Use of specific tree species in reclamation 12. Use of specific tree species in the urban environment - in industrial buildings 13. Use of woody plants in landscape creation - special stands (ligniculture), riparian stands) 14. Use of woody plants in landscape creation - protective forest belts, anti-noise and anti-emission belts, parts of territorial systems of ecological stability

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  34
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Determination of tree species, properties of domestic and introduced tree species.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2022/2023 (B0724HGF011) Environmental Protection within Industry K Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (B0724HGF011) Environmental Protection within Industry P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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