PLSC 104

Plant Science I

Course overview

You’ll be introduced to the functions and structure of higher plants.

Course information

Available semesters Semester 2 2023
Credits 15
Domestic fees $974.00

Please note: This course can’t be fully completed online as you will need to be on campus to complete some activities.

What you will learn

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

  1. Demonstrate how plants drive biological processes on earth and are the foundation of natural, agricultural, and urban ecosystems.
  2. Describe the basic evolutionary relationships between different plant families and the significance of these in terms of form and function.
  3. Identify major economic plants and common weeds of importance in primary production and apply principles of plant identification to other plants.
  4. Utilise appropriate botanical terms to describe the form and function of agricultural, horticultural and native higher plants.

Course examiners

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Associate Professor Clive Kaiser

Associate Professor

Department of Agricultural Sciences