|Module code||BOT 741|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
Theory of plant anatomy, understanding of basic tissue types and arrangement within organs. Evolutionary modifications to the basic anatomy. Introduction to seed anatomy/palynology. Understanding of developmental anatomy – ontogeny of tissues/organs. Advantages/disadvantages of different stains/techniques. Microscopy, including electron microscopy. Ethics and protocols of image manipulation. Practical understanding of tissue preservation, staining and sectioning techniques will be learnt and a portfolio of evidence submitted for assessment.
|Prerequisites||BOT 161 or permission from the Head of Department.|
|Contact time||Block of 4 weeks for lectures with practical compo|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Department||Department of Plant and Soil Sciences|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1 or Semester 2|
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