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Botany

BOT210 - Plant and algal systematics

  • Syllabus: Algal and plant systematics, taxonomic methods, botanical nomenclature and herbarium practice.
  • Lecturer: Prof E E Campbell
  • Prerequisites: BOT120 (or BTT120 or BOT121) and BOT130 (or BTT130 or BOT131)
  • Examination period: June
     

BOT220 - Plant ecology

  • Syllabus: Ecological methods, plant population ecology and plant community ecology.
  • Lecturer: Dr A Potts
  • Prerequisites: BOT140 (or BTT140 or BOT141)
  • Examination period: June
     

BOT230 - Marine botany

  • Syllabus: Micro- and macroalgal ecology, physiology and the marine environment.
  • Lecturer: Dr P Gama
  • Prerequisites: BOT110 (or BTT110 or BOT111), BOT130 (or BTT130 or BOT131) and BOT140 (or BTT140 or BOT141)
  • Examination period: November
     

BOT240 - Economic botany and plant biotechnology

  • Syllabus: Germination physiology, tissue culture, plant propagation, plant growth substances, horticulture and agriculture.
  • Lecturer: Dr P Steyn
  • Prerequisites: BOT110 (or BTT110 or BOT111)
  • Examination period: November

BOT250 - Project

  • Syllabus: Anatomical, morphological and taxonomic study of selected plants or algae.
  • Lecturer: Prof E E Campbell
  • Prerequisites: BOT120 (or BTT120 or BOT121) and BOT130 (or BTT130 or BOT131)
  • Examination period: Continuous evaluation