Plant ecology and conservation 730

Module code BOT 730
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Applications of plant ecology principles in plant conservation:  species-distribution modelling, alien plant invasions, conservation planning, threatened ecosystems, South African environmental legislation.  Experimental design and vegetation survey techniques.  Discussion of relevant topics in plant ecology.  This module includes a compulsory 5-day field component.

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 5 ppw
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Plant and Soil Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1

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