Plant ecology 358

Module code BOT 358
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

 Theory of plant community concepts, floristic and structural composition, plant diversity, ecological succession, landscape ecology. Data processing techniques. Species interactions and an evaluation of their effects on interacting species. Fundamentals of plant population biology: life tables; plant breeding systems and pollination; population dynamics; life history strategies; intraspecific competition; interspecific competition and co-existence.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites BOT 161 and BOT 251.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1

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