Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course) Division of Integrated Sciences for Life Program of Food and AgriLife Science
Lecture Code WC101211 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 食品生命科学特別演習A
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
オオムラ ヒサシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Discussion and presentation by students 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Students of Master course
Keywords chemical defense, defensive substance, sequestration, biosynthesis, predation 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Focussing on infochemicals mediated among organisms, students are encouraged to survey the trend of the field and to gain novel knowledge.  
Class Schedule lessons 1-4. Chemical defense of Insects: Coleoptera
lessons 5-8. Chemical defense of Insects: Lepidoptera

Reading and discussing current papers on chemical ecology, particularly in the field of chemical defense.

Students will recieve printed materials.
Reference Book: Environmental Entomology (Tokyo Univ. Press) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC etc. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students should carefully read papers concerned in advance. 
Grading Method The record will be appraised on the basis of attendance rate (20%), reports (50%), and presentation (ca.30%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This class is provided in English upon request. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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