INNER LIFE OF PLANTS
Credit points: 15
Inner Life of Plants explores the use of physiological and modern molecular techniques to study plant biology, with an emphasis on the analysis and explanation of the cellular processes that control the development, growth and productivity of plants. The ability of plants to acquire nutrients is investigated through hands-on practical experiments. The physiology component builds on concepts introduced in first year biology subjects, and is further developed in a series of hands-on practicals. The application of new molecular techniques is explored using real-life examples in the lectures, and a number of closely aligned practicals.
Subject Co-ordinatorAlison Kellow
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesBIO1MGC AND BIO1APM
Quota Management StrategyEnrolment accepted until quota reached
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Plant Physiology and Development
AuthorTaiz, L. et al.
PublisherSINAUER ASSOCIATES INC
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment size130
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Kellow
Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Two practical reports (750-words, each)||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
|One 2-hour theory end of semester examination (2,000-words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||50||SILO1|
|One oral presentation (5 minutes) (250-words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO1, SILO3|
|Two In-prac assessment (work sheets) (250-words equivalent, each)||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2|