This course is discontinued

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Course content

Advanced plant physiology. The emphasis of the course is on transport and translocation of water and solutes, energy flow, metabolism, growth and development and interaction between plants and environment.

Learning outcome

The aim is to give the students increased knowledge of metabolism, physiology and structure of plants together with a better understanding of regulation of growth and development and influence of environment.


Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

PhD-students must register for BIO9070. Please contact the student administration office.


Recommended previous knowledge

Overlapping courses

10 credits overlap with BIO9070 – Plant Physiology (discontinued)


This course will consist of lectures, seminars and obligatory laboratory work.


Approved participation and laboratory journals. One written examination at the end of the semester (3 hours).

This subject offer new examination in the beginning of the
subsequent term for candidates who withdraw during an ordinary
examination or fail an ordinary examination. For general information
about new examination, see

Explanations and appeals

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.


The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.

Periodic evaluation Autumn 2012.

Facts about this course






Autumn 2009


Every second autumn semester. Next time autumn 2009.

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)