Environmental physiology 704

Modulekode ZEN 704
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Photoperiodism and chronobiology – the ability of animals to measure daylength, the concept of circadian rhythm and the nature of the clock which drives such processes. Water availability and temperature – physiological responses of animals to changing water availability and temperature in the context of global climate change. Regulation of reproduction – physiological mechanisms which couple reproduction to external and internal environmental factors.

Modulekrediete 13.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 4 discussion classes per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Zoology and Entomology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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