This course explores the evolution, diversity and historical biogeography of Australian plants and vegetation communities as well as the biology, ecology, physiology and adaptations of Australian plants. It includes an introduction to plant classification featuring major Australian plant families. The ecology of Australian plant communities is explored; including effects of fire and nutrient levels on community structure, composition and diversity. Practical sessions develop skills in plant identification, field surveys and data analysis and incorporates several field trips.
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- Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
- Moreton Bay: Semester 1
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- Band 2
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