The goal is to gain basic knowledge of recently established phylogenetic lineages in the land plants and fungi and based thereon of essential understanding of modern insights in the morphological characterization, the origin and evolutionary development of the main clades and the angiosperm pollen.
The following items will be discussed and demonstrated:
- – Changing views on phylogenetic relations within the land plants and fungi
- – Overview of morphological and taxonomic diversity and morphological characterization of the presently accepted main clades
- – Present insights in and disputes over key innovations, and functional characterizations (adaptations)
- – State of the art overview of the various uses by mankind of the taxa and of the applications of these fields of knowledge
Language: Dutch (English in case foreign MSc-students participate).
Sept. 22-26: Mosses and Ferns
Sept. 29 – Oct. 2: Angiosperm pollen
Oct. 6-10: Fungi