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Plants as sources of food and beverage, medicine, fibres and dyes, with emphasis on their origin, domestication and the role of plant breeding to improve plants for human use. The physiological effects of active plant compounds on the body. The cultural and geographic origins of commercially important plants.
The last day to withdraw from this course:
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Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:
Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.
In order to be successful in this course, it is recommended that students will have passed first year biology and chemistry courses (e.g. 162.101, 119.154, 123.101, 123.171). The courses Biology of Plants (120.101) or Plants in Agriculture (283.101) provide an excellent background.
During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.
|Assessment||Learning outcomes assessed||Weighting|
|4||Exam (centrally scheduled)||1,2,3,4||50.0%|
Please note: Assessment weightings are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.
* Specific dates for assessments will be finalised in information provided on Stream at the start of the Course.
To pass the course, students must complete and submit all assessment items. A minimum of 45% in the final examination must be achieved to gain a full pass in the course.
It is recommended that textbooks are purchased no sooner than 7 weeks prior to the semester start date as textbooks can be subject to change.Compulsory
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The class timetable displays all available class times for this offering. Once you have enrolled in a course, you can access the student portal and select which of these class times you wish to attend.Requirement(s): Each student should take 3 hour(s) of Lecture(s)
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