Environmental physiology 704

Module code ZEN 704
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

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.

Module credits 13.00
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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