Botany (Advanced) (BIOL2923)


The content of BIOL2923 will be based on BIOL2023 but qualified students will participate in alternative components at a more advanced level. The content and nature of these components may vary from year to year.

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Two lectures, one tutorial and one 2- to 3-hour practical per week.


One 2-hour exam (40%), one 2-hour practical exam (30%), research project (30%)


Evert RF and Eichhorn SE. 2013. Raven: Biology of Plants. 8th Ed. Freeman & Co Publishers. New York. NY. A Study Guide for the unit will be available for purchase from the Copy Centre during the first week of semester, a .pdf copy of which will be availab

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Distinction average in at least 6 credit points of Junior Biology units of study and 6 credit points Junior Sciences.

Assumed knowledge: BIOL1001 OR BIOL1002


BIOL2904, BIOL2004, PLNT2003, PLNT2002, BIOL2903, BIOL2003, BIOL2023, PLNT2902, PLNT2903

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