120.303 Plant Evolution and Speciation (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2020. For 2019 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

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The evolution of plant lineages has many potential outcomes, ranging from extinction to diversification and speciation. This course explores the processes that influence how lineages evolve and how we investigate and interpret patterns of diversity to better understand plant evolution and speciation. Lectures consist of critical discussion of topics including species concepts, local adaptation and diversification, morphological and molecular evolution, mating systems, and the roles of hybridization and polyploidy in plant evolution and speciation.

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2019 * Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2020 Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

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