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SCB2423 Plant Diversity
Credit Points: 15
SCI1183 Origins and Evolution of Life
SCI1187 Form and Function in Biology
This unit provides an overview of the plant kingdom, introducing students to the diversity of fossil and living plants through a comparative study of their morphology and anatomy. The unit will introduce students to the study of plant systematics from a phylogenetic (evolutionary) perspective and demonstrate how plant diversity illustrates evolutionary principles. Australian flora will be emphasised.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K23Bachelor of Arts (Education) / Bachelor of Science
B73Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)
G86Bachelor of Science (Environmental Forensics)
G87Bachelor of Science (Marine and Freshwater Biology)
U81Bachelor of Science (Sustainable Forestry)
SMCBIOBiological Sciences 8 Unit Supporting Major
MISCIBBiological Sciences Minor
MABIOSBiological Sciences Major
MABIOSBiological Sciences Major
MACBIOConservation Biology Major
MACBIOConservation Biology Major
MAMFMMarine and Freshwater Management Major
SMMFMMarine and Freshwater Management 8 Unit Supporting Major
MAMFMMarine and Freshwater Management Major
SMSCIMMultidisciplinary Science 10 Unit Supporting Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2008 VET: 31/03/2008