Courses

The concept of desert from ecological point of view. Desert types of the world and their effects upon the wild plants. The reflection of desert climate on the vegetation. Desertization as an environmental problem.
Design and execution botanical experiments simulating ecological factors, recording, analysis, and processing ecological experimental data using computer models
Concept of ecology. Introduction of ecological factors. Climatic factors, biotic factors and soil factors & their effects on plants. 
How to use scientific periodicals – How to search for scientific information in different scientific data banks – Experimental design and experimental work in the lab and the field – Data Collection and Analysis – Writing scientific reports 
The Research Project 1 is carried out in the form of a research project within a department. It is an opportunity to put the knowledge learned during the programme into practice. The project is used to assess the student’s initiative and their...
This course provides an introduction to the monitoring of plants, water and soils in order to understand plant habitats and their ecological factors, algae distribution and their aquatic habitat in Saudi Arabia. It provides experience in the tools...
The student must submit a written research plan to be consider by Research Committee for evaluation to be approved by Department Council
The student must submit a long thesis involving proposal research, written by a candidate for a university degree
The student must submit a long dissertation involving proposal research, written by a candidate for a university degree
Intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in Botany field
The student must submit a written research plan to be consider by Research Committee for evaluation to be approved by Department Council
Presentation and discussion of selected topics in botany according to the guidance of the course instructor
Advanced topics in botany (Ecology, Genetics, physiology, Anatomy, Taxonomy) according to the need of the student and guidance of the supervisor.
Dynamics of seed reproduction in plants. Post-dispersal of seeds and prior danger. Soil as seed storage. Seed dormancy and its effects on germination. Example of seed dormancy and the strategy of seed germination in desert and other habitats under...
Selected advanced topics in botany aiming at giving the student an opportunity to study in-depth one or more topics which focused on recent developments.
The student submits  written reports based on in-depth office studies on one of the topics chosen by the course instructor Reports are discussed and presented in the presence of the teacher
Distribution of Seeds, The factors controlling seed dispersal and frugivory, seed dispersal curves, soil seed bank, seed germination and dormancy, plants as ecological indicator, plants indicator for soil salinity and sodic soil, indicator for...
An advanced study and original research of undergraduate student under a member of the faculty and meeting regularly to exchange information and hold discussions
Effective hours: 2 (1+0+1) (Lect. – Exer. – Pract.) Introduction to the Ecosystem plant cover, deterioration, forests. Natural ranges and means of protection. Biotic factors and their effects on vegetational conserves national parks, control of...
Effective hours: 3 (2+0+1) (Lect. – Exer. – Pract.) Plant and their importance. Chemical and fine structures of the plant cell. Metabolism. Anatomy. Plant tissues, Plant water relations. Heredity and its applications. Levels of structural ...