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Advanced Plant Biology

  • HORT20012
  • Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours lectures, 30 hours practicals, 12 hours tutorials
    Total Time Commitment: Not available
  • 12.50
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The aims of this subject are to extend the student's ability to: apply the principles and units of chemical measurement and energy balances; comprehend the biochemistry of major plant physiological processes including photosynthesis; understand how water, inorganic nutrients and sugars are translocated around the plant body; understand the biological process of germination, growth, flowering, dormancy and senescence; be able to describe the effects of plant hormones on plant growth and development; comprehend the effects of herbicides on plant metabolism, the environment and health; understand the physiological basis of plant responses to disease and decay; comprehend the... -- Course Website

Prerequisites: Subject Study Period Commencement: Credit Points: HORT10007 Plant Biology Semester 1 12.50 Or Subject Coordinator approval

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