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Module PLANT RESPONSES TO THE ENVIRONMENT

Module code: BI306
Credits: 5
Semester: 2
Department: BIOLOGY
International: Yes
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Topics covered include: genes and gene regulation in plants; signal perception, transduction and cellular/developmental responses; methods to study gene function in plants; environmental regulation of plant growth and development; photoreceptors and how plants perceive light as a developmental signal; temperature as an environmental signal for plants; integration of multiple environmental signals to regulate flowering; plant interactions with other organisms; perception of pathogens by plants; plant immunity; phytohormones involved in plant responses to pathogens; programmed cell death; systemic acquired resistance; plant responses to abiotic stresses.

This module CANNOT be taken with BI315 Bioinformatics as there is a timetable clash.

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