Upon successful completion of the course, students will
understand the basic principles of phytosociology and the methodology of analysis and synthesis of vegetation at the level of plant associations/communities.
comprehend the potential succession of vegetation, as well as methods of approach.
comprehend and recognize in the field the forest vegetation zones and their subdivisions.
understand the practical aspects of Forest Phytosociology.
Course Content (Syllabus)
General plant-sociological principles, plant population analysis methods, determination of plant-sociological units and types, Greek forest vegetation classification, practical applications of plant-sociology.
Forest phytosociology, vegetation unit, Forest vegetation of Greece, Geobotany, Braun-Blanquet method