Plant biology 161

Module code BOT 161
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Basic plant structure and function; introductory plant taxonomy and plant systematics; principles of plant molecular biology and biotechnology; adaptation of plants to stress; medicinal compounds from plants; basic principles of plant ecology and their application in natural resource management.

Module credits 8.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Prerequisites MLB 111 GS
Contact time 2 lectures per week, fortnightly practicals
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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