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PLSC 325

Environmental Plant Biology

Course overview

You’ll study plant interactions with their environment, closely looking at factors that enhance or limit plant production and quality.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):

pre-requisite

  • Plant Science II: Plant Function, PLSC-201

or

  • a minimum of 30 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 30 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level #00 BICH (Biochemistry) course
  • any level #00 ECOL (Ecology) course
  • any level #00 GENE (Genetics) course
  • any level #00 PLSC (Plant Science) course
  • any level #00 WINE (Winegrowing) course

Available semesters Semester 2 2021
Credits 15
Domestic fees $933.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Discuss key principles of functional and environmental plant biology.
  2. Understand practical applications of plant physiology.
  3. Recognise plant-environment interactions and plant stress.
  4. Know scaling photosynthesis from leaves to canopies to ecosystems to Kyoto.
  5. Discuss advanced aspects of plant metabolism and systems biology.
  6. Apply physiological techniques and technologies for research purposes.

Course examiners

Rainer Hofmann

Rainer Hofmann

Associate Professor

Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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