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BotanyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300836.2

Discipline: BOTANY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Basic knowledge of biology, chemistry and ecology.

Equivalent Units
BI103A - Botany; 300328 - Botany

300802 Biodiversity

About this Unit
From microscopic algae to giant flowering angiosperms, this unit develops students knowledge and understanding of plants on earth. The unit covers the topics of plant anatomy and morphology, classification and systematics, and evolution. Students will examine the major groups of plants: green algae, bryophytes, lycophytes, monilophytes, gymnosperms and angiosperms. Laboratory and field work involves the study of common Australian plants and economically significant plants.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Lab coat, enclosed footwear

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