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.
BOT 161 and BOT 251 or permission from head of department
1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition
Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Period of presentation
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