Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Burnley - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Lectures: 24 hours, Practicals: 27 hours, Tutorials: 12 hours = 63 hours |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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CoordinatorDr Rebecca Miller
Faculty of Science
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Subject Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
This subject considers the evolution of plants, their structure and function, how they grow and reproduce, factors that inhibit growth, plant genetics and plant adaptations to particular environments. Laboratory practical classes will help students consolidate their understanding of the lecture material as well as provide exposure to lab-based experiments and the principles of experimental design.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
Attendance at practical classes and assessments of practical workbook (25% of final mark), one mid-semester 1 hour written theory examination (25%), one mid-semester 30 minute practical test (12.5%), one final 1 hour written examination (25%) and one final 30 minute practical test (12.5%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Evert, RF & Eichhorn, SE 2013, Raven Biology of Plants, 8th edn, WH Freeman & Company, New York.
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Bidlack, JE & Jansky, SH 2014, Stern's Introductory Plant Biology, 13th edn, McGraw-Hill, New York.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture |
Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture
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