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Gewählte Master / Diploma Thesis:

Marie-Louise Oschatz (2012): Duftpflanzen und Blütenduftfamilien im Duftgarten des Botanischen Gartens der Universität für Bodenkultur Wien.
Master / Diploma Thesis - Institut für Botanik (Botany), BOKU-Universität für Bodenkultur, pp 64. UB BOKU obvsg

Data Source: ZID Abstracts
The thesis deals with two questions: which species of flower-scented plants are suitable for designing a fragrant garden in the pannonic-continental climate of Vienna and which and how many flower-scent-families can be described by those species? In order to answer these questions a fragrant garden was designed within the botanical garden of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. 91 fragrant plants were examined. In order to enlarge the list of flower-scented woody plants 10 bushes and trees of the adjacent Türkenschanzpark and Linnéplatz were also taken into account. 80 of the 101 fragrant plants were evaluated positively, i.e. those plants corresponded to the criteria defined at the outset. Those fragrant plants are compiled in the list “recommended species and varieties”. Furthermore, a new classification of flower-scented plants, the flower-scent-families, was developed, due to the author’s opinion that the existing classifications distinguish far too little scent categories und therefore often put even highly varying scents into the same scent category. This new classification distinguishes 16 flower-scent-families but remains nevertheless incomplete as these flower-scent-families are solely deduced from the scents of the examined plants. Finally, a flowering-calendar was drawn up arranging the plants according to their flowering-period and their flower-scent-family.

Beurteilende(r): Bernhardt Karl Georg

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