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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.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y18Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)
K57Bachelor of Science (Conservation and Wildlife Biology)
G87Bachelor of Science (Marine and Freshwater Biology)
MAAAFYBiological Sciences Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012