South African flora and vegetation 251

Module code BOT 251
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Origin and affinity of South African flora and vegetation types; principles of plant geography; plant diversity in southern Africa; characteristics, environments and vegetation of South African biomes and associated key ecological processes; centra of plant endemism; rare and threatened plant species; biodiversity conservation and ecosystem management; invasion biology; conservation status of South African vegetation types.

Module credits 12.00
Service modules Faculty of Education
Prerequisites BOT 161 or permission from head of department
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1

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