Plant physiology and biotechnology 261

Module code BOT 261
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Nitrogen metabolism in plants; nitrogen fixation in Agriculture; plant secondary metabolism and natural products; photosynthesis and carbohydrate metabolism in plants; applications in solar energy; plant growth regulation and the Green Revolution; plant responses to the environment; developing drought tolerant and disease resistant plants.

Module credits 12.00
Service modules Faculty of Education
Prerequisites BOT 161, CMY 117, CMY 127 or permission from head of department
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 1 practical per week
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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