Credits: 5

Schedule: 09.09.2019 - 25.10.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Tapani Vuorinen

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I (1st year)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Knowledge on existing and emerging sources of biomass for sustainable industrial use. Knowledge on practices (breeding, genetic modification, etc.) to affect growth of biomass and its properties. Ability to characterize chemical composition (gross chemical composition, chemical substance groups) and microscopic structure of biomass and understand these features on the level of plants’ physiological functions.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Industrially relevant plants and biomass fractions. Main physiological functions of plants and their anatomical and chemical features from macroscopic to microscopic and submicroscopic levels.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

135 h in total; lectures (20 h), laboratory work (80 h), excursion (5 h), self-studying (30 h)

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

To be announced later

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